Prep track: Vikings sweep to stay unbeaten

By From page B1 | April 18, 2013

FAIRFIELD — Vanden High rolled to a Solano County Athletic Conference track sweep of Benicia at George A. Gammon Field on Wednesday, the boys winning 100-29 and the girls 104-31 as both stayed unbeaten.

Kyle Somerville captured the 800- and 1,600-meter runs for the Vikings boys (3-0), while Tyler Koss took the 200 and 400, Deion Williams the 300 intermediate hurdles and triple jump and Kenny Brand the shot put and discus.

Also winning for Vanden were Keenan Couture in the 110 high hurdles, Isaiah Hamilton in the 100, Aiden Schraer in the 3,200 meter and Jawan Matthews in the high jump.

Alex Jenks was a triple winner for the Vanden girls (3-0), taking the 800, 1,600 and  3,200. Winning twice were Deja Darbonne in the 100 low hurdles and 300 low hurdles, Kiana Moore in the 200 and 400, and Yolanda Gillotte in the long jump and triple jump.

The Vikings host Fairfield on Wednesday.

Falcons split dual with Apaches

VALLEJO — The Fairfield High track teams split a dual meet with host Vallejo at Corbus Field Wednesday.

The Falcons won the varsity boys meet, just edging the Apaches 59-57.

Winners for Fairfield included Terrell Joseph in the 1,600 meters with a time of 5 minutes, 22.29 seconds.

Jordan Jackson was first in the 800 at 2:19.63.

First place in the 300 hurdles went to Tyler Ross at 47.39 seconds.

Vernon Brooks won the 200 meters in 23.31 seconds and Ajay Singh won the discus with a throw of 95 feet, 9 inches.

On the girls side, the Falcons fell 73-54.

Fairfield’s Ra’Shanae Johnson won the 100-meter dash in 13.16 seconds.

Lea Canlas won the 3,200 meters in 16:03.70.

Dyemond Mitchell took first in the shot put at 33 feet, 10 inches, and she won the discus with a throw of 91 feet, 9 inches.

Alysia Robinson won the long jump at 16 feet, 6.5 inches, and the triple jump at 35 feet, 1/2 inch.

In frosh-soph action, Vallejo won the boys meet 53-32, and Fairfield won the girls meet 18-8.

The Falcons visit Vanden next Wednesday.

Daily Republic staff


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