Central Valley High School’s track and field program enjoyed success at all four levels while competing at the Central California Conference Championships on May 4 at Atwater’s Dave Honey Stadium.
“The effort was there,” Hawks’ leader Michael Mrgudic said. “They worked hard. That’s all you can ask for as a coach.”
Roberto Tiscareno and Joseph Alamo led Central Valley’s boys team.
Tiscareno and Alamo both secured individual berths to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-II meet, to be held this week at Weston Ranch High School.
The top four finishers in each event qualified for Divisionals.
“They earned it,” Mrgudic said.
Tiscareno placed second in the pole vault at the CCC Finals.
He set a personal record in the event.
Alamo placed fourth in the long jump.
He set a personal record in the event.
“They kind of double as athletes and coaches,” Mrgudic said. “They work hard to get better and encourage others.”
Roberto Rosales placed eighth in the 3,200, 14th in the 800 and 17th in the 1,600.
He set a personal record in the 1,600.
Daniel Soares placed 10th in the 3,200, and 22nd in the 800 and 1,600.
Alex Contreras placed 12th in the 3,200, 19th in the 1,600 and 20th in the 800.
Kevin Lee placed 13th in the 3,200, and 21st in the 800 and 1,600.
He set a personal record in the 800.
Kaleb LaFountain placed 14th in the discus and 17th in the shot put.
Sergio Mendoza placed 19th in the shot put and 25th in the discus.
Arshdeep Toor placed 21st in the shot put and 24th in the discus.
Toor set a personal record in both events.
Jose Reyes placed 21st in the discus and 25th in the shot put.
Reyes set a personal record in the discus.
Supria Singh led Central Valley’s girls team.
She placed ninth in the 400, 12th in the long jump and 16th in the 100.
Singh set personal records in the 400 and 100.
Carmen Ramirez placed 13th in the 1,600, 15th in the 800 and 16th in the 200
She set personal records in the 1,600 and 200.
Julia Roton placed 15th in the discus and 17th in the shot put.
She set a personal record in the discus.
Savannah Gomez placed 18th in the shot put and discus. She set a personal record in the shot put.
Central Valley’s junior-varsity program finished second behind Golden Valley in the team standings. The Cougars edged the Hawks by 13 points.
“We had the potential to be the best team,” Mrgudic said. “It’s definitely a positive sign. We want to keep improving.”
Anthony Ramierez, Juan Sanchez, Alexas Landa and Jonathan Macias led Central Valley’s junior-varsity boys team.
Ramierez placed first in the 100, 300 hurdles and long jump.
Sanchez placed second in the pole vault.
Landa placed second in the 1,600, third in the 3,200 and fifth in the 800.
Macias placed second in the 110 hurdles, fourth in the 400 and eighth in the 300 hurdles.
Julian Alvarez placed third in the 300 hurdles.
Jackson Stokes placed third in the pole vault, 18th in the 1,600 and 19th in the 800.
Jadin Navarro placed fourth in the 110 hurdles and 10th in the 100.
LaDre Sengsoury placed fourth in the 3,200 and 11th in the 1,600.
Xavier Ramirez placed sixth in the long jump and 20th in the 100.
Ricardo Perez placed seventh in the discus and 11th in the shot put.
Kenneth Orrin placed eighth in the discus and 13th in the shot put.
Damian Corillo placed ninth in the shot put and 14th in the discus.
Central Valley’s 4x100 relay team of Julian Alvarez, Juan Sanchez, Jadin Navarro and Anthony Ramierez placed second.
Central Valley’s 4x400 relay team of Navarro, Alvarez, Alexas Landa and Jonathan Macias placed fourth.
Lliria Lira Trinidad, Natalia Armas and Mariana Campos led Central Valley’s junior-varsity girls team.
Lira Trinidad placed first in the pole vault and 10th in the 200.
Armas placed third in the 400.
Campos placed third in the 1,600 and fourth in the 800.
Giselle Mendez placed fifth in the long jump.
Dyanna Castro Villa placed fifth in the discus and eighth in the shot put.
Emma Mendoza placed sixth in the 100 and 19th in the 200.
Nadia Martinez placed seventh in the discus and 12th in the shot put.
Central Valley’s 4x400 relay team of Mariana Campos, Tarnjot Kaur, Natalia Armas and Giselle Mendez placed fourth.
Central Valley’s 4x100 relay team of Kaur, Mendez, Eliana Tamayo and Lliria Lira Trinidad placed seventh.