TRACK & FIELD: Ripon secures TVL boys and girls team titles

Ripon’s women’s team locked in their outright claim to the Trans-Valley League championship on Thursday, dusting the field in the league final at Riverbank High.

The Indians had 190.33 points, and Hilmar was closest at 106.7.

Meanwhile, Ripon’s boys team earned a share of the title with Hughson winning the encounter. The Indians outshot Hughson, 163-121.

The playoffs continue next Wednesday and Friday when the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V meet at Weston Ranch High. The top three placers from each event in the TVL Finals qualify for splits along with all who meet the overall standards.

Annie Wild continued her dominance in the distance events, winning the 800 meter race (2 minutes, 27.08 seconds), 1,600 (5:23.10) and 3,200 (12:06.70). She added another victory with her participation in the 4×400 relay. Ripon’s quartet also included Jenna Skavdahl, Emily Paxton and Claire Morris, and clocked a time of 4 minutes, 23.01 seconds.

Gabby Delgado doubled in the throws, setting a personal best in both the shot put (34 feet, 10 inches) and the discus (109-09).

Skavdahl won the 400m in 1:01.56. It is also referred to as a section at 800 (second) and 1600 (third). Jade Thommes won the pole vault (8-0).

Rookie Starla Skiles was another key all-around contributor, finishing third in the 200, third in the 400 and second in the 300 hurdles. She helped the winning team in the 4×100 (52.42), which included Rylee Agbayani-Duenas, Olivia Maragos and Paxton.

Anthony Sausedo broke a new personal best of 15.12 by winning the 110 meter hurdles. He also won the 300m hurdles (40.59), was second in the 400m and was part of the winning 4x100m (44.43) with Jaden Hamilton, Norberto Quintero and Jack Manning.

Hamilton and Quintero teamed with Devin Fitzpatrick and Eric Guevara to win the 4×400 relay in 3:34.46. Manning (100, 11.26), Quintero (200, 22.64) and Hamilton (pole vault, 12-0) also each won an individual event. Quintero is the runner-up in the 100, Hamilton was third in the 400 and Guevara second in the pole vault.

Sophomore Omar Alsaidi topped the 1,600 (4:33.14) and 3,200 (9:42.84). Austin Wood was the disc winner with a PR of 127-10.

Ripon’s other three setters: Joshua Sanchez (third, shot put), Marcus Madoski (second, high jump), Agbayani-Duenas (third, 100), Makenna Pokorny (third, 100 hurdles), Kacie Johnson (third, shot put), Zoe Bremer (third, discus), Katie Martin (second, pole vault), and Maddison Lopez (second, long jump).