BC track and field impressive at AVC

Marcus Castro, Reporter

Bakersfield College women dominated at the Antelope Valley College All Comer Meet on Jan. 31.

There were 16 events at the meet and the BC women won 13 of them.

There were three women on the BC team who got first in more than one event.

Kaira Saunders placed first in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.22 seconds. She also placed first in the 200 with a time of 25.39.

Lilana Portillo took first in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 17.79 seconds. She also took first in the 400 with a time of 1 minute 11.98 seconds.

Marilyn Quintero took first in the discus event with a throw of 111 feet 1 inch. She also took first in the javelin event with a throw of 85-01.

Both A and B relay teams, for BC women, were in the top two spots in the 4×400 meter race. Relay team A took first with a time of 4 minutes 21.77 second, and relay team B took second with a time of 4:27.58.

There were many other BC women who placed first in other events.

Nicole Lewis placed first in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1 minute 4.27 seconds. Leah Theroux placed first in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:26.47.

Jessica Campbell took first in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:51.88. DeannaLynn Rubio placed first in the long jump event with a jump of 16 feet 9.25 inches. Sha Nya Terry took first in the shot put event with a distance of 31-10.75. Amanda Reyes placed first in the hammer throw with a distance of 88-11.

The BC men’s team did not have any athletes to win in more than one event. Despite that, the team did have quite a few winners.

The A relay team took first in the 4×400 meter relay with a time of 3 minutes 28.82 seconds. Donaldo Mandivil placed first in the 400 meter dash with a time of 52.20 seconds. Juan Calderon took first in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:17.29.

Mark Ron Agbalog placed first in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:00.50. Jessic Hodges placed first in the high jump with a height of 5 feet 8.75 inches. Edgar Llanes took first in the pool vault with a height of 11-05.75.

Jhon Eddie Juan took first in the triple jump with a distance of 40 feet 3.25 inches. Kiante Baker placed first in the javelin throw with a distance of 121-02. Richard Timmermans took first in the mixed 3000-meter dash with a time of 9:54.21.