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CHS, CV girls qualify for Division IV-V competition
Bulldog senior Alyssa Stiles took first in the triple jump and third in the long jump at the WAC finals on Saturday. - photo by Photo courtesy of StanCo Distance

Ceres High varsity girls track and field standouts Alyssa Stiles and Alina Williams claimed individual titles while competing at the Western Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday in Patterson.

Stiles and Williams both advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV-V meet along with Bulldog teammates Shania Evans, Alina Williams, Azar Harrison, Rachael Thomas, Destiny Suarez, Catryna Marquez, Makayla Anderson, Mercedez Wood and Mya Robinson, and Central Valley's Chetna Kumar and Emily Curiel after finishing in the top four in their respective events at the WAC meet.

"There was a lot of great performances," Bulldogs' head coach Brett Johnson said.

Stiles took first in the triple jump (33-8) and third in the long jump (14-10).

Williams took first in the 100 (13.01) and fifth in the 200 (27.94).

Alina set a personal record in the 100.

"I can't think of the last time we've had a 100-meter champion," Johnson said. "She ran a really smooth race. She was focused."

Alyssa set a PR in the triple jump.

"When she's on, she does good things," Johnson said.

Ceres High's 4x100 relay team of Evans, Stiles, Williams and Harrison took second (52.08).

Ceres High's 4x400 relay team of Thomas, Suarez, Marquez and Harrison took second (4:27.61).

Evans took second in the triple jump (33-51/2) and fifth in the long jump (14-2).

Harrison took third in the 200 (27.36) and 400 (1:02.57).

Anderson took third in the shot put (28-9).

Makayla set a PR, shattering her all-time mark by 4 feet, 1 inch.

"That was a surprise," Johnson said.

Suarez took third in the 1,600 (5:45.50) and seventh in the 800 (3:01.46).

Thomas took fourth in the 800 (2:50.70).

Marquez took fourth in the triple jump (32-5).

Wood took fourth in the discus (79-3) and fifth in the shot put (26-4).

Robinson took fourth in the high jump (4-4) and 12th in the 200 (30.23).

Bianca De Los Reyes took fifth in the 300 hurdles (57.17) and seventh in the triple jump (30-11/2).

Lauren Cooper took seventh in the discus (71-3).

Kumar took second in the 100 (13.13), 200 (27.29) and long jump (16-1) to lead Central Valley.

Curiel took second in the 100 hurdles (18.88), third in the 300 hurdles (54.27) and ninth in the long jump (13-61/2).

Hawk teammates Mikayla Arcenal, Anusha Kumar, Kimberly Hernandez, Esther Esceverri, Amolpreet Sangha, Kenyona Atkins and Jasmine Singh had their seasons cut short at the WAC Championships.

Arcenal took sixth in the shot put (24-3) and ninth in the discus (49-1).

Kumar took sixth in the high jump (4-2) and ninth in the 100 (14.16).

Hernandez took sixth in the discus (71-5), 12th in the triple jump (27-1) and 13th in the long jump (12-2).

Esceverri took seventh in the 400 (1:09.76).

Sangha took eighth in the discus (61-6) and ninth in the shot put (20-6).

Atkins took 11th in the 100 (14.39) and 13th in the 200 (30.78).

Singh took 14th in the 100 (15.88) and 200 (35.39).