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Lakewood Competed at Cerritos College this weekend and the team had some ups and some downs. The Meet started off with the 1500 where Melanie Nguyen led the woman in 5:32.21. Followed closely by Talaysia Douver and Brenda Soun who ran 5:36.73 and 5:40.64. On the guys side Brett Young led the pack in 4:38.14. Hanna Afzelius opened her season up with a new school record in the 60 hurdles running 11.25. Hanna also participated in the 300m hurdles in 58.88. In the women’s 300, Alexus Alexander led the pack with 42.94 and Camille Brown, and Emelyn Zuniga had HUGE personal bests of 44.98 and 49.73. On the guys side it was Arreon Reese who ran 39.96 and Xavier Evans and Bendle Moore ran personal bests of 40.45 and 43.29. Keylen and Isaac made their openings in the 300 hurdles and they ran 46.90 and 50.40 respectively. Also Dena Woodley and Arrean Reese bettered their triple jump performances with 30’1 and 37’3.5 to better their school records.
Lakewood competed at Long Beach Community college and the team had a great start to the season. Our sprinters opened up in the 60 HH and Dena Woodley ran a personal best of 12.7 while Keylen Dickens ran a personal best of 9.48. Then moving to the 60m Dash our girls Alexus Alexander, Rionna Wallace, and Dena Woodley led the group with personal bests of 7.99, 8.35, and 8.48. On the boys side Arrean Reese led the boys with a time of 7.36 while followed closely by Donte Kelley and Semajay Verner running 7.54 and 7.57. Dena Woodley also competed in the triple jump and finished 4th overall in the meet jumping 30’0.
Following the 60m came the 300m where Hugo made his debut running 37.65. He was followed closely by Semajay and Donte who ran 38.14 and 39.43. On the women’s side it was Alexus Alexander who bettered her fastest time in the 300 with 42.76 seconds. Dena Woodley, and Camille followed closely at 45.28, and 47.49. In the 600m Hugo led the men with a gutsy race running a personal best of 1:30.36. Followed closely was Semajay, Xavier, and Donte running 1:38.39, 1:41.77, and 1:45.37.Riona Wallace and Camille who led the women’s pack at 2:00.70 and 2:05.57.
Our Distance team was led on the Men’s side by Brett who ran the 3200m, 1600m, and then finished his day with the 800m. Brett ran times of 10:47.77, 4:58.87, and 2:18.85.
On the shot putters side Alexander Hill led the men with a heave of 28’6. While on the girls side C. Washington, J Quinnoez and Nicole Tendenia threw distances of 8.32m, 5.82m, and 5.44m.
The Team is looking forward to their next competition, go Lakewood!
First day of Summer Practice Monday 6/19 at 12 noon
We are excited to see everyone for our first official day of summer practice. Remember this week everyone will be on the same schedule (Track & XC) and after the 3 week dead period track will follow the track schedule.
Practice Schedule for the week 6/19 – 6/24: (meet at the track)
– Mon 12-2pm
– Tues 630-830am
– Wed 230-430pm
– Thurs 630-830am
– Fri 930am-1130am
Couple of things to remember to bring:
-wear sweats over your workout clothes
-summer contribution (track $60)
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