Half-dozen Vaqueros make finals

Six SBCC athletes qualified for the finals on Saturday in the Southern Cal Track and Field Prelims at San Diego Mesa.

Scott Santella led the men, clearing 1.90 meters (6-2¾) to tie for third in the high jump. The competition was halted once they had enough qualifiers for Saturday’s Southern Cal Finals at San Diego Mesa.

Tristan Lake qualified with a sixth-place effort in the 400 hurdles (53.94), tying the third-fastest mark in school history. He also has the No. 2 time of 53.69, just three-tenths off the record.

Matthew Bailey advanced in two events — taking eighth in the 1500 (3:58.73) and ninth in the 800 (1:56.45).

Female qualifiers for the Vaqueros were Zoe Davis in the shot put (8th, 11.33 meters) and Cecilia Instebo and Kelly Mayer in the 3000 steeplechase. Instebo was eighth in 11:47.84 and Mayer took ninth in 11:59.07.

“I’m proud of the effort these 19 athletes put forth,” said SBCC coach Scott Fickerson. “We equaled our highest number of qualifiers to the So Cal Championships with six.”

So Cal Prelims
At San Diego Mesa
MEN (SBCC results)
400–17, Cody Uhrig 40.50. 800–9, Matthew Bailey* 1:56.45. 24, Freddie Maldonado 2:00.92. 1500–8, Matthew Bailey* 3:58.73. 400 hurdles–6, Tristan Lake* 53.94. 4×100 relay–15, Smith, Lekas, Uhrig, Clipper 42.58. 4×400 relay–10, Lake, Maldonado, Lekas, Uhrig 3:19.75.
HJ–3 (tie), Scott Santella* 1.90m. Discus–17, Chase Lee 40.10m. Javelin–18, Chase Lee 47.90m. 19, Santella 47.16m. LJ–21, Geoff Brown 6.36m. 25, Nick Smith 5.95m.
100m–23, Sara Jungersten 13.03. 200–23, Jungersten 26.59. 100 hurdles–19, Kate Earle 16.21. 400 hurdles_14, Katie Voss 67.43. 3000 Steeplechase–8, Cecilia Instebo* 11:47.84. 9, Kelly Mayer* 11:59.07. 4x100m relay–13, Earle, Walker, Rock, Jungersten 49.91. 4×400 relay–11, Earle, Walker, Voss, Jungersten 4:04.09.
Discus–13, Kaytee Krivulka 34.50m. 21, Zoe Davis 32.26m. Shot put–8, Zoe Davis* 11.33m. Hammer–13, Kaytee Krivulka 38.79m.
* Qualified for So Cal Finals

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