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Ceres High boys, girls lose in track and field to Livingston
CHS will compete at Patterson this Thursday
Bulldog Isaac Leon took second in the 3,200 and third in the 800. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Ceres High School's varsity boys and girls track and field programs had high hopes prior to competing against Western Athletic Conference rival Livingston.

The Bulldogs dropped both duals to the host Wolves on March 23.

Ceres High's boys team lost 78-58 to Livingston.

"It's a huge bummer," Bulldogs head coach Brett Johnson said. "Going into it, we were expecting to win. We didn't perform bad. They performed well. They got a good team."

Seth Gibson was a double-winner for second-place Ceres High (1-1).

He placed first in the 110 hurdles (16.08) and 300 hurdles (42.96).

Conner Johnson placed first in the shot put (45-7) and third in the discus (108-01/2).

He set a personal record in the shot put.

Austin Stiles placed first in the high jump (5-2).

Marcellus Boykins placed first in the triple jump (40-6) and third in the 400 (55.21).

Myron Sichanpheng placed second in the long jump (18-021/2) and triple jump (38-10).

Isaac Soto placed second in the pole vault (9-0).

Christian Linarez placed second in the 1,600 (5:13).

Isaac Leon placed second in the 3,200 (11:16.62) and third in the 800 (2:19).

Johnni Smith-Willis placed second in the 200 (24.40) and third in the 100 (11.83).

Ceres High's 4x100 relay team of Johnni Smith-Willis, Cordell Dennis, Seth Gibson and Austin Stiles placed first (46.17).

Ceres High's girls squad (1-1) sustained an 85-45 loss. "I knew we'd have our work cut out for us," coach Johnson said. "They have the best team in league."

Azia Brewster, a third-year standout with the Bulldogs, swept the high jump (4-10) and 100 hurdles (18.02).

She also took third in the long jump (13-051/2).

Freshman Peyton Jones set a personal record on her way to finishing in first place in the 3,200 (14:48).

First-year thrower Julia Pata set a personal record while taking second in the shot put (35-6).

Yasmine Cordova placed second in the 400 (1:11).

Haleigh Leazer placed second in the 800 (2:53) and third in the 1,600 (6:30).

Kendall Meyer placed second in the triple jump (26-6) and third in the high jump (4-4).

Ceres High's 4x400 relay team of Destiny Adams, Haleigh Leazer, Yasmine Cordova and Claudia Jimenez placed first (4:45.78).