RCC men’s track and field wins state title

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Memebers of the Riverside City College track and field team return to campus as SoCal Champions
Members of the Riverside City College track and field team return to campus as SoCal Champions. (Photo by Luis Solis)

 

UPDATE: The Riverside City College men’s track and field team completed a 3-peat following the team’s victory at the the 2014 CCCAA state championship meet at Mt. San Antonio College on May 17.

The Tigers also had two men win individual state champions at the meet.
Keithyon Moten won the the 110-meter high hurdles event with a time of 14.29 seconds for the Tigers while Connor Einck won the shot put with a distance of 59′ 6-3/4″.
While the Tigers only had two individual winners at the meet, the Tigers had 12 athletes that qualified whose results together gave the team enough points to secure its sixth state title in seven seasons.

American River College finished 28 points behind the Tigers’ 111 total points to finish second overall at the track meet. Cerritos College finished third with 64 points follow by Mt. SAC with 62 points.

MAY 14

The Riverside City College men’s track and field team won its third straight CCCAA Southern California championship. It is also the Tigers’ sixth title in the past seven years.

Just’n Thymes finished first in the 100 meters with an RCC record time of 10.19 second. Thymes won the 200 meters event with a time of 20.50 seconds.

Thymes also participated in relay events for the Tigers running a 45.98 second split on the Tigers’ 4×400 relay winning team and a 40.75 for the Tigers’ 4×100 team. The Tigers’ team finished second in the 4×100 event. 

The women’s track and field team finished third in SoCal competition.

 

Written by James H. Williams

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