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Track & Field: Long Beach totals six top-20 finishes at Oxy Distance Carnival

Freshman Sherrice Pelle led LBCC with her third-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the Oxy Distance Carnival.
Freshman Sherrice Pelle led LBCC with her third-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the Oxy Distance Carnival.

The 2016 spring season continued for the Long Beach City College track and field team over the weekend at the Occidental College Distance Carnival Spring Break Classic. LBCC had 28 individual entries at the meet and earned a total of six top-20 finishes.

Freshman Sherrice Pelle led Long Beach with a third-place finish in in the 100-meter hurdles as she ran a season-best time of 15.18.

Other top-20 efforts for the Viking women included Francine Contreras in the javelin with a season-best mark of 19.71 meters for 10th place and Breonna James in the 100 meters, taking 16th at 13.19.

On the men's side, Jarrod Amyx earned 11th place in the discus with a throw of 36.02 meters. Damond Burns ran 50.55in 400 meters for 16th place while Shawn Woodstock also finished among the top 20 in 400 with a time of 52.22.

Complete LBCC results from the Occidental Distance Carnival Spring Break Classic below:

Breonna James 100m 13.19 16th
Delorian Hooper 100m 13.77 29th
Erin Wilber 100m 13.86 30th
Seayanna Crawford 400m 1:02.04 23rd
Shavone Nora 400m 1:03.07 24th
Alexandra Moen-Sanders 400m 1:14.30 44th
Melissa Higueros 5000m 20:59.09 112th
Sherrice Pelle 100 Hurdles 15.18 3rd
Linda Izabal Hammer 23.95m 21st
Marlene Contreras Hammer 22.81m 22nd
Jordyn Thomas Hammer 22.25m 23rd
Ebony Washington Hammer 21.84 24th
Francine Contreras Hammer 21.66 25th
Jacqueline Samson Hammer 18.20m 26th
Francine Contreras Javelin 19.71m 10th
Damond Burns 400m 50.55 16th
Shawn Woodstock 400m 52.22 20th
Ivan Salladay 400m 54.11 33rd
Akiem Brown 400m 54.15 34th
Tyrone Carroll 400m 54.69 37th
Phillip Powell 800m 1:55.80 21st
Willie Jenkins 5000m 17:30.82 243rd
Gary Palacios 5000m 17:51.67 246th
Alex Hoskins 5000m 17:51.72 247th
Harold Vasquez 5000m 18:00.99 249th
Jarrod Amyx Discus 36.02m 11th
Elias Galvan 10000m 35:01.51 24th

The Long Beach women will be back in action on Mar. 18 at the Antelope Valley College Invitational while the Viking men are next at the Aztec Invitational at San Diego State University on Mar. 25.