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CV, CHS talent shines
• Dawgs, Hawks medal at MJC
Central Valley’s Anusha Kumar placed sixth in the 100 hurdles at the Modesto Junior College Invitational on Saturday.

The members of Ceres High’s and Central Valley’s varsity track and field teams turned in standout performances while competing at the Modesto Junior College Invitational on Saturday.

“The meet was very fun,” Bulldogs’ senior Isaac Vizcaino said. 

Vizcaino was Ceres High’s top boys finisher.

He was awarded a medal after taking third in the 800.

He completed the race in 2:04.

“My ultimate goal is to break two minutes,” he said.

Vizcaino was seeded first for the event.

His strategy backfired.

“I made my move way too early at the beginning of the second lap,” he said. “I gassed out the last 200 meters. I’m not mad. I’m glad I made the mistake early in the season. It’s a learning experience.”

Daniel Yepez took fourth in the 300 hurdles (43.02) and seventh in the triple jump (37-6).

Aaron Alarcon took fourth in the 800 (2:08) and eighth in the triple jump (37-51/2).

Josh Garcia took fifth in the discus (108-6).

Bryan Erenas took sixth in the 100 (11.80) and 200 (24.11).

Nicholas Dunn took seventh in the 110 hurdles (18:30).

Fernando Cardoza took seventh in the 3,200 (11:56).

Fabian Amparo took eighth in the 3,200 (12:01).

Ceres High’s 4x400 relay team of Yepez, Vizcaino, Alarcon and Erenas took second (3:46).

“We were a second off our PR,” Vizcaino said.

Ceres High’s top girls finisher was Azar Harrison. 

She took third in the 800 (2:27) and 400 (1:03).

Alyssa Stiles took third in the triple jump (32-91/2) and fifth in the long jump (15-6).

Mercedez Wood took fifth in the shot put (31-2) and discus (100-3).

Destiny Suarez took fifth in the 1,600 (5:56).

Mya Robinson took fifth in the high jump (4-8).

Bianca De Los Reyes took seventh in the 300 hurdles (57.31).

Shania Evans took seventh in the triple jump (31-10) and 14th in the long jump (14-4).

Allison Stiles took seventh in the 100 (13.39) and 10th in the 200 (28.90).

Central Valley’s top boys finishers were Chase Bogart and Ivan Martinez.

Bogart placed second in the 400 (54.11).

Martinez placed second in the triple jump (39-7).

Eric Andrade placed third in the 1,600 (4:45).

Patric Senesom placed fourth in the 110 hurdles (17.69).

Anusha Kumar was Central Valley’s top girls finisher.

She placed sixth in the 100 hurdles (18.11) and 10th in the high jump (4-4).

Isabella Andres placed eighth in the 800 (2:39).

Clean sweep for CHS

Ceres High’s varsity track and field program dominated Western Athletic Conference newcomer Johansen last week.

Ceres High’s girls team improved to 2-1 in the WAC dual standings thanks to its 106-23 throttling of the Vikings on March 27 at Bulldog Stadium.

Azar Harrison swept the 800 and 200.

Mercedez Wood swept the shot put and discus.

Allison Stiles finished first in the 100.

Destiny Suarez finished first in the 1,600.

Bianca De Los Reyes finished first in the 300 hurdles.

Gabby Soto finished first in the 100 hurdles.

Alyssa Stiles finished first in the triple jump.

Shania Evans finished first in the long jump.

Mya Robinson finished first in the high jump.

AC Lugo finished first in the pole vault.

The Bulldogs’ 4x100 relay team of Evans, Allison Stiles, Catryna Marquez and Bella Curry finished first.

Ceres High’s boys team also improved to 2-1 in league.

The Bulldogs coasted to a 104-28 victory.

Daniel Yepez swept the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and triple jump.

Isaac Vizcaino swept the 400 and 800.

Bryan Erenas swept the 100 and 200.

Gonzalo Rivera finished first in the 1,600.

Josh Garcia finished first in the discus.

Josh Gonzalez finished first in the pole vault.

Ceres High’s 4x100 relay team of Erenas, Daniel Yepez, Luis Yepez and Aaron Alarcon finished first.

Ceres High’s Aaron Alarcon (left) took fourth in the 800. - photo by Dale Butler