A total of 12 Lynwood Unified student-athletes brought home top three ribbons during the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) Track and Field Championships on June 3 at Warren High School in Downey.
The students qualified for the meet through strong performances in April’s District Championships along with a qualifier meet on May 19.
Mark Twain’s Mia Perez (Softball Throw), Jeremiah Gomez (Softball), Alyssa Huerta (Girls 800 Meters) and Jennifer Morales (Softball Throw), as well as Abbott’s Ivan Cerriteno (Softball) and Tracy Martinez (Girls Long Jump) were among the first-place winners.
“We had some really strong performances, not only at the top, but throughout the events,” said coach Valdemar Quijada. “All of our coaches and students came together to showcase that our kids are strong in mind and body.”
See all of the top three finishers below:
Yuliana Vasquez 2012 Roosevelt Elementary, 2nd place 50 meter; Mia Perez 2012 Mark Twain Elementary, 1st place Softball Throw; Ivan Cerriteno 2011 Abbott Elementary, 1st place Softball; Tracy Martinez 2010 Abbott Elementary, Girls Long Jump 1st place; Alyssa Huerta 2009 Mark Twain Elementary, 1st place Girls 800 meters; Jeremiah Gomez 2009 Mark Twain Elementary, 1st Place Softball; Alexandra Arriaga 2008 Will Rogers Elementary, 2nd Place Girls 400 Meter; Isabella Luna 2008 Will Rogers Elementary, 3rd Place Girls 400 Meter; Alexis Galindo 2008 Washington Elementary, 2nd place Girls 100 Meter Dash & 2nd place Girls 200 Meter Dash; Jennifer Morales 2007 Mark Twain Elementary, 1st place Softball Throw; Genesis Morales 2007 Mark Twain Elementary, 3rd place Softball; Abiel Gomez 2007 Lindbergh Elementary, 3rd place 800 Meter Run.