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PCC Track & Field Have Strong Showing at ACCAC Conference Meet No. 2

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Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013 8:46 am

The Pima Community College track & field teams competed in the ACCAC Conference Meet No. 2 at Glendale Community College on Saturday.

The men’s team finished tied for first place with Central Arizona College with 92 points. The Aztecs defeated Mesa Community College, Scottsdale Community, Glendale Community College and Paradise Valley Community College. They are 8-1-1 in conference meets this year.

Caleb Herrera (Pusch Ridge Christian Academy) took first place in the 5000-meters race with a time of 17 minutes, 05 seconds while Labriel Leach (Catalina HS) finished first in the 400 hurdles at 53.71. Aaron Orduno (Dobson HS) had a busy afternoon taking second place in the hammer throw (46.8 meters), discus (43.36 meters) and shot put (14.17 meters) events. Lucas Ruiz (Flowing Wells HS) finished in second place for the 1500-meters race with a time of 3:58.8. Jose Rojas (Rio Rico HS) competed in the steeplechase and took second at 10:08. Stuart Landis (Corvallis HS, MT) was second in the javelin with a throw of 54.4 meters.

Deante Gaines (Cibola HS) took second place in the Long Jump with a jump of 6.69 meters and along with Lance Ross (Flowing Wells HS), Ruben Canastillo (Buena HS) and Khalil Hakim (Raymond Kellis HS), took second in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 42.68.

The women’s team finished second with a score of 78 points behind Central Arizona, who took first with 97 points. The Aztecs are 8-2 in conference meets.

Marlee Sherwood (Mesa Mountain View HS) was the only athlete to earn a national qualifier as she took first place in the Triple Jump at 11.65 meters. Nikki Regalado (Cienega HS) crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 4:56.1 for the 1500-meter race. Aly Haskell (Empire HS) took first place in the 400-meters race with a time of 56.73. Esther Estrada (Nogales HS) finished second in the 5000-meter race with a time of 20:27. Kathy Fisher (Sahuaro HS) was second in the 400 hurdles at 1:04.37 and along with Makaela Pratt (Willow Canyon HS), Diona Johnson (Buena HS) and Haskell, took second place in the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 48.94.

The Aztecs will compete in Triton Invitational at the University of California-San Diego in La Jolla, Calif. on Friday and Saturday.

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Tuesday, September 16

Boys Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Buena, Cienega at Marana

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge, Catalina at Amphi (Silverbell GC)

Catalina Foothills, Pueblo, Sahuarita at Sahuaro

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Mountain View at Rio Rico

Ironwood Ridge at Glendale Ironwood

Swimming (@4 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge, Sahuarita at Desert Christian

Wednesday, September 17

Girls Golf (@ 3 p.m.)

Rincon at CDO

Ironwood Ridge, Desert View at Flowing Wells (Silverbell)

Cross Country (@4:30)

Salpointe at Catalina Foothills

Palo Verde, Nogales at Marana

Rincon, St. Gregory at CDO

Sahuarita, Pueblo, Pusch Ridge at Desert View

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Empire at Marana (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

CDO at Queen Creek

Cienega at Mountain View

Sahuaro at Catalina Foothills

Walden Grove at Pusch Ridge

Thursday, September 18

Girls Golf

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Boys Golf

Sahuaro and Salpointe at Ironwood Ridge

CDO, Rincon, Sunnyside at Tucson High

Girls Volleyball (Fr 4 p.m., JV 5 p.m., Var 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Marana at Sahuarita

Ironwood Ridge at Sahuaro (4:30, 5:30, 6:30)

Catalina Foothills at Rincon

Pusch Ridge at San Manuel

Swimming (4 p.m.)

Marana vs. Tucson at Quincy Douglas Pool

Cienega at Marana

CDO, Ironwood Ridge at Amphi

Catalina Foothills at Sahuaro

Freshman Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Flowing Wells at Marana (4 p.m.)

Desert View at Mountain View

Cienega at CDO

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

JV Football (all games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Amphi at Marana

Santa Cruz Valley at Pusch Ridge

Mountain View at Desert View

CDO at Cienega

Buena at Ironwood Ridge

Sahuarita at Catalina Foothills

Friday, September 19

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Mountain View, Ironwood Ridge at Mt. Carmel Invitational (San Diego, CA)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

Football (@7 p.m.)

Pusch Ridge at Santa Cruz Valley

Catalina at Marana

Desert Vista at Mountain View

Ironwood Ridge at Buena

Cienega at CDO

Catalina Foothills at Sahuarita

Saturday, September 20

Boys Golf

Catalina Foothills, Ironwood Ridge, CDO, at Phoenix Aguila Invitational (all day)

Cross Country

Marana at Old Pueblo Invite(Lincoln Park)

Mountain View at San Diego

Catalina Foothills, CDO at Ojo Rojo (Chandler, AZ)

Swimming

Marana at Wolves Classic (Chandler High)

Girls Volleyball

CDO at Westwood Tournament of Champions

 

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