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Redwoods athletes continue to impress in track & field

  • 21 April 2018
  • Author: Brown, Bob
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By The Times-Standard

A number of College of the Redwoods athletes continued to impress over the weekend, including one who set a new school record.

In the men’s javelin at the American River College Invite, Angelo Flores placed first, continuing the blistering pace he has been setting this year with a throw of 183-feet, 6 inches.

Flores has the second best mark in the nation this season.

Also in the javelin, Tyric Washington set a new PR (147-8), as did Aiden Pace (127-0).

Also competing this past weekend, Jasper Servern won the 3000 meter steeplechase in a time of 9:53, while Maria Overton set a new Redwoods women’s record in the 5k in a time of 20:44.

In the discus, Jarid Jorgensen posted a NorCal provisional qualifying mark with a throw of 129-1, while in the women’s hammer, Savannah Henninger throw a PR of 127-10, the third best at the school all-time.

In the sprints, Leroy Williams placed fourth in the 110 meter hurdles in a time of 15.3 seconds, while James Coull was third in the 200 meters in 22.9 seconds, and fifth in the 400 meters.

In the high jump, Washington completed a good all-around weekend by clearing six feet for the top mark in the conference this spring.

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