Members of the Escalon Cougar Track and Field team traveled to Pacific Grove on Saturday, April 7 to compete in the Pacific Grove Rotary Invitational. The top five athletes in each event medaled.
“We brought a little more than a third of our team, 35 athletes, to compete in varsity and frosh-soph events and took home over 40 medals. It was a good day loaded with good times and marks,” reported Head Coach Carrie Nash.
Varsity 400m 1st Zach Pickett (52.98), 5th Rex Robbins (53.95); Frosh/Soph 800m 1st Juan Lopez (2:07.3); Varsity 1600m 5th Troy Bedell (4:57.67); F/S 1600m 4th Juan Lopez (4:50.38); 3200m 5th Troy Bedell (11:19.88); 65m hurdles 3rd Alex Mendoza (12.26); F/S 300m hurdles 3rd Ty Bashaw; Varsity 4x100m 2nd, Robbins, Granis, Martinez and Stern; Varsity 4X400 2nd Robbins, Bedell, Pickett, Chavez (3:53.30); F/S 4x400m 2nd Lopez, Romero, Diaz, Corrales (4:00.13); Varsity Shot Put 2nd John Strand (36-03.25), 3rd Trent Cummings (32-03.50), 4th Austin Narayan(31-08.5); Varsity Discus 2nd John Strand (97-10.00), 3rd Drake Arnold (90-02.00), 5th Trent Cummings (81-11.00); Varsity High Jump 3rd Zach Pickett (5-08.00); F/S High Jump 2nd Alex Mendoza (5-00.), 5th Ty Bashaw (4-08.); F/S Pole Vault 4th Max Teague (8-00.); Varsity Long Jump 5th Chase Granis (18-00.); F/S Long Jump 5th Ty Bashaw (15-03); Varsity Triple Jump 4th Chase Granis (36-04.50); F/S Triple Jump 2nd Alex Mendoza (34-01.50).
Varsity 100m 5th Jackie Lau (13.46); Varsity 400m 3rd Gabby Rigg (28.41); Frosh/Soph 800m 2nd Brianna Briones (2:38.45); F/S 1600m 2nd Brianna Briones (5:49.65); F/S 3200m 4th Tess Bedell ( 16:46.25); Varsity 100m hurdles 2nd Annie Wyrick (17.96), 3rd Sidney Lima (18.10); F/S 100 hurdles 3rd Katie Avila (21.71); Varsity 300m hurdles 2nd Sidney Lima (51.43), 5th Annie Wyrick (55.07); Varsity 4x100 2nd Rigg, Lau, Titsworth, Lima (55.07); F/S 4x400 1st S. Torres, Briones, De Leon, J. Avila (5:20.22); Varsity Shot Put 4th Shelby McCune (29-02.75); F/S Shot Put 3rd Evelina Gammel (22-06.); Varsity Discus 4th Shelby McCune (87-05); F/S Discus 3rd Evelina Gammel (59-11), 4th Andrea Martinez (58-11); Varsity High Jump 1st Jessikka Gonzalez (4-10), 5th Madison Matsunami (4-4); F/S Long Jump 4th Ivanna de la Torre (12-03.75); Varsity Triple Jump Jessikka Gonzalez (30-08); 5th Jackie Medina (21-04).