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BC women’s track shows promise

Kyle Cortez, Reporter

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The Bakersfield College women’s track and field team continues to show promise, while the BC men’s team looks to improve.

The Renegades hosted the Western State Conference North meet on Feb. 26 where five teams competed.

The BC women’s team took second at the meet with a team score of 111. College of the Canyons took first with a team score of 206.

Tyra Saunders took first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.39 seconds. Saunders also placed fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.57.

Kyra Saunders took first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.80 seconds. Saunders also placed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minute 4.47 seconds. Saunders also placed second in the long jump with a mark of 15 feet 10.6 inches (4.84m)

Kassidy Murphy placed second in the 400-meter dash with a time 1 minute 2.76 seconds.

Carina Perezchica placed third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 19.03 seconds. Perezchica also placed third in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1 minute 12.86 seconds.

The BC women’s 4×100-meter relay team, consisting of Murphy, Kyra, Emagee Tyler, and Tyra, took first in the 4×100-meter relay with a time of 48.70 seconds.

Veronica Slade took first in the triple jump with a jump of 31 feet (9.47m).

Marilyn Quintero placed second in the discus throw with a distance of 119 feet 9.4 inches (36.51m).

Sha’Nya Terry took first in the hammer throw with a distance of 111 feet 10.13 inches (34.09m).

The BC men’s team took fourth at the meet with a team score of 94.

Jacob Bookout took first in the high jump with a jump of 6-4. Bookout was able to take first, but he wasn’t completely satisfied with his performance.

“It wasn’t as consistent as last week, and I only jumped 6-4. My overall performance was all right though,” said Bookout.

Bookout placed fifth in the long jump with a mark of 20 feet 4.49 inches (6.21m). He also placed third in the triple jump with a distance of 43 feet (13.11m).

Deonte Henderson placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.26 seconds. Henderson also placed second in the 200 with a time of 22.71.

Lucas Parviainen placed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.22 seconds.

Daniel Aguirre placed second in the 800-meter run with a time of 1 minute 56.28 seconds.

The BC men’s 4×100-meter relay team, consisting of Tristan McGee, Henderson, Issac Hernandez, and Parviainen, took second in the 4×100-meter relay with a time of 43.55 seconds.

Edgar Llanes placed third in the pole vault with a height of 14 feet (4.27m).

Dillen Littles took first in the hammer throw with a distance of 118 feet (35.97m). Littles also placed third in the discus throw with a distance of 125 feet 4.33 inches (38.21m).

The BC track team competed in the Conference Relays on Feb. 19, which had many different relays for teams to compete in.

Sydney Roman placed third in the women’s 5000-meter run with a time of 19 minutes 27.55 seconds.

BC women’s relay team placed second in the 4×200-meter relay with a time of 1 minute 46.20 seconds.

The BC women’s 800-meter sprint medley team finished in second with a time of 1 minute 56.46 seconds.

The BC women’s 1600-meter sprint medley team placed second with a time of 4 minutes 35.03 seconds.

Sha’Nya Terry placed third in the shot put with a distance of 32 feet 3.4 inches (9.84m). Terry also placed fourth in the discus throw with a distance of 98 feet 2.35 inches (29.93m).

Marilyn Quintero placed second in the discus throw with a distance of 108 feet 7.15 inches (33.10m). Quintero also took second in the javelin throw with a distance of 78 feet 8.1 inches (23.98m).

The BC men’s team didn’t do as well as the women’s team, but they still had a few events that they did well in.

The BC men’s 1600-meter sprint medley team took first with a time of 3 minutes 34.73 seconds.

Jacob Bookout took first in the high jump with a jump of 6-6.

Dillen Littles took second in the shot put with a distance of 46 feet 1.19 inches (14.03m).

Mark Agbalog placed third in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 16.45 seconds.

The BC track team will be on the road for the Kim Duyst Invitational in Stanislaus on March 5 and will be at home for the BC Relays on March 12.

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