TRACK AND FIELD: 22 Mustangs move on to league finals

Cordero Gonzales gives it his best Tuesday afternoon. Gonzales

SALINAS – Everything went as planned for the Gilroy High boys
and girls varsity track teams at the Tri-County Athletic League
Trials at North Salinas High School on Tuesday as most of the
Mustangs’ top performers advanced to Friday’s league finals.
SALINAS – Everything went as planned for the Gilroy High boys and girls varsity track teams at the Tri-County Athletic League Trials at North Salinas High School on Tuesday as most of the Mustangs’ top performers advanced to Friday’s league finals, head coach Jeff Myers said.

Athletes must finish in the top nine to advance.

Senior Sarah Una Dia qualified first in both the 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles and qualified second behind teammate Lindsey Foster in the long jump.

Julius Travis (11.19) and Jourdan Soares (11.49) finished one, two, respectively, in the 100-meter dash. Travis also qualified second in the 200 and Soares took the top preliminary spot in the long jump.

The Mustangs will be well represented at the league finals, sending a combined 22 athletes into the league finals – many competing in multiple events – which begin at 4 p.m. at Garcia-Elder Sports Complex.

Lindsey Foster – 100, 200-dash, long jump

Chelsey Kalata – 100 dash

Elise Ogle – 800, 1600

Athena Alarcon – 800, 1600

Sarah Una Dia – 100, 300-hurdles, long jump

Samantha Una Dia – 300-hurdles

Samanta Irwin – 100-hurdles, pole vault

Angeline Kimbo – Discus, shot put

Sarina Sandoval – Shot put

Chima Ikeme – Discus

Steven Reinartz – Discus

Eric Marinez – Pole vault

Patrick Hughes – Pole Vault

Patrick Collins – Pole Vault

Julius Travis – 100, 200

Romeo Travis – 100, 200, high jump

Jourdan Soares – 100, long jump, high jump

Ronald Short – 400

David Guenther – 400, long jump, triple jump

Juan Velasquez – 800, 1600

Michael Saccone – 110-hurdles

Cordero Gonzales – Shot put

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