Ceres High’s varsity track and field program competed at the Timberwolf Invitational on March 7 at Sierra High School.
“The kids did their best and had fun while doing it,” head coach Brett Johnson said.
Ceres High’s girls totaled 17 points en route to a ninth-place finish in the team standings.
Enochs (73), Ripon (70) and Lathrop (69.4) took first, second and third, respectively.
Catryna Marquez led the Bulldogs.
She placed second in the triple jump (31-4), seventh in the long jump (13-2) and 12th in the 200 (29.27).
Mya Robinson placed third in the high jump (4-6) and 27th in the 100 (15.03).
Mercedez Wood placed fifth in the shot put (100-3) and 10th in the discus (29.5).
Jackie Rodriguez placed sixth in the 3,200 (13:28.25) and 19th in the 1,600 (6:45.76).
Kaylee Hunt placed seventh in the discus (90-5) and 18th in the shot put (25-01/4).
Mia Rodriguez placed eighth in the 1,600 (6:19.29).
Gabby Soto placed eighth in the 300 hurdles (1:01.08) and 10th in the 100 hurdles (19.43).
Bianca De Los Rios placed ninth in the long jump (12-11).
Diana Del Real Serrano placed ninth in the 3,200 (13:52.27) and 17th in the 1,600 (6:43.98).
Elizabeth Soto placed 15th in the 3,200 (14:35.36) and 21st in the 1,600 (7:15.18).
Bella Curry placed 10th in the triple jump (26-53/4), 18th in the long jump (12-0) and 31st in the 100 (15.17).
Ceres High’s boys totaled six points on their way to a 12th-place showing.
Tracy (104.5), Sierra (90) and Ripon (59.5) took first, second and third, respectively.
Gonzalo Rivera led the Bulldogs.
He placed third in the 800 (2:07.84) and 11th in the 1,600 (5:05.59).
Nicholas Dunn placed seventh in the 110 hurdles (18.05) and 11th in the 300 hurdles (48.88).
Amare Padilla placed eighth in the 100 (12.24) and 13th in the 200 (25.21).
Fernando Sosa placed eighth in the triple jump (38-93/4), 14th in the 100 (12.40) and 15th in the long jump (17-3).
Alan Martinez placed 14th in the 1,600 (5:09.82) and 15th in the 3,200 (11:21.10).
Fabian Amparo placed 16th in the 3,200 (11:27.67) and 21st in the 1,600 (5:30.14).
Imanol Lobato placed 20th in the 800 (2:21.70) and 26th in the 1,600 (5:36.02).
Miguel Prado placed 25th in the 800 (2:24.44).
Jesus Nungaray placed 26th in the discus (86-10) and 43rd in the shot put (27-7).
Brian Estrada placed 27th in the 3,200 (13:22.52) and 30th in the 400 (1:06.96).
Ceres High’s varsity track and field program swept host Los Banos during the opening week of the Western Athletic Conference dual-meet season.
“We had some great performances,” Johnson said.
Ceres High’s girls prevailed, 93-39, on March 11.
“We won quite handily,” Johnson said.
Ceres High’s boys earned a hard-fought 74-61 victory.
“It was competitive,” Johnson said.
The Bulldogs might have competed for the final time this school year.
School districts in Stanislaus County suspended all athletic events, effective March 16, for the remainder of the month to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
“We were so excited for this year,” Johnson said. “We had 130 kids. They work hard and have great attitudes. We’re planning on the season resuming until we hear differently.”