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ARC Beaver Ladies Set Three New State Leading Marks

Women's Track & Field

March 7, 2014

The lady Beavers set some great marks at the San Mateo Mini Meet today (3/7/14) amongst nine competing schools. They also set three new California Community College State Leading mark.

Sophomore Olesya Khokhlan won the triple jump (11.62m/38’1½”) with as the new state leader in that event. She also finished fifth in the long jump (4.74m) and hit the automatic qualifying standard in addition to 2nd place on the ARC All-Time Top 10 List.

Our new current leader in the state for the 800m is freshman, Kandace Compton (2:15.47)- which is not only the automatic qualifying mark, but also good enough for 3rd place on the ARC All-Time Top 10 List.

Sophomore, Alexa Lua also set the state’s top mark in the 10K (42:45) winning that event with another automatic qualifying standard. Lua was followed by teammates Cheyenne Drury in 2nd (44:22), Maria Rojo (47:11) and Zoe Worobel (47:35).

Siena Morgan won the Pole vault matching her mark from last week (3.24m) followed by teammate Ariel Maroon (3.09) hitting the automatic qualifying standard as well.

Currently holding the fourth best mark in the state is ARC’s 4X400. Ciara Richardson, Kyrah Vaughn, Katelynn Rowe and anchor, Kandace Compton hit a winning time of 4:01.32.

Vaughn also won the 400m with a new season best of 59.30 followed by teammates Rowe (59.723) for third and Richardson (61.82) for seventh place.

Ladies 4X100 also set a new best mark of 50.61 with Richardson, Vaughn, Ashley Reddic and Rowe.

Autumn Edgar won the 400 hurdles (69.22) followed by Ashley Stubbs in second (70.84) and Hailey Cooley fourth (84.50) setting a new best by 2.3 seconds.

Mariah Earl was second in the 100H (15.80) followed by third place Cooley with her new best (16.53) and  Edgar’s new personal best (17.41).

Jocelyn Stillwell also won the 1500 (5:08.76) and finished 5th in the 800 (2:26.42). Natalie Berania finished second in the 1500 (5:12.75) followed by third place Jocelyn Schmidt (5:16.77), Kara Zeman (5:19.29) fourth, and Tara Christopherson cutting five seconds off for her 5:32.93.

Lady Beavers Perform well at the Beaver Relays

Women's Track & Field

March 1, 2014

The American River College lady Beavers did a great job at their first home meet amongst 14 competing teams.
Autumn Edgar was our top scoring female with a first place finish in the 400 meter hurdles (1:08.75), and second in the 100m hurdles (17.43) with a new personal best.  She also anchored the 4x400, with teammates Mariah Earl, Hailey Cooley, and Ashley Stubbs (4:29.45).

Earl also bettered her performance in the 4X100, along with teammates Ciara Richardson, Kyrah Vaughn, and Katelyn Rowe (50.90). Not only did she compete in both relays but also in the 100 m. hurdles with a second place finish (16.09).  Then she added triple jump for her debute at (9.97m/32’ 8.5”).

Sienna Morgan won the pole vault with a personal best by six inches in route to qualifying with the State Automatic mark.  Just missing the next highest mark, she cleared 3.24m/10’ 7.5”.

Cooley also ran the 400mH (1:18.87), then cut off .29 in the 100mH (16.83).  She also debuted in her first 100m dash of the season (13.88).

Fellow sophomore, Stubbs, finished 2nd in the 400H (1:10.04). She also ran in the 100m (13.36)   hitting a personal record by just over three tenths of a second.  Stubbs’ fourth event included the lead off (200) of the Sprint Medley Relay, 200-200-400-800, (4:18.84), with teammates, Vaughn, Keirnan Hawthrone, and anchor Kandace Compton.   They finished second with a mark good enough for second place on the ARC All Time Top Ten List.

Hawthrone also competed in the winning 4x200m relay with teammates Siena Morgan, Ciara Richardson, and Ashley Reddic (2:01.78).

Reddic not only anchored the 4x200m relay but she started off her day with a personal record in the 100m dash (13.27).
Freshman thrower, Shelby Crider, had personal records in all 3 events in which she competed. Her discus (28.84/94’ 7.5”) improved by 11.5 feet. Her hammer throw (36.24/118’ 10.75”) was improved by over 5 feet, and her 2nd place in the javelin throw (34.49/113’ 1.75”) improved by just shy of 3 feet in route to the automatic qualifying mark.

Alexa Lua has the best mark in the state after winning the 3k steeplechase (11:40.67).  She  smashed the automatic qualifying ahead of 2nd place teammate Gina Wood, who also hit the Nor. Cal. mark (11:53.46). Lua also competed in the 2nd place 4x800m relay with teammates Natalie Berania, Tara Christopherson, and Cheyenne Drury (10:15.1).  Lua and Wood also competed in the 4th place Distance Medley Relay, 1200-800-400-1600 with teammates Berania and Christopherson (13:54.6).

Jocelyn Stillwell also hit the nor cal. qualification mark in the 3k steeple finishing 3rd ahead of teammates Cheyenne Drury (12:24) and fifth place Jocelyn Schmidt (13:15) and sixth place Zoe Worobel (13:17).

Berania had a 3rd place finish in the 800m (2:31.23). Christopherson also ran the 800m (2:38.56).

Maria Rojo ran a new personal record in the 1500m (5:40.98) dropping her time by 14 seconds from last week.

Jumpers Melissa Ringer and Olesya Khokhlan competed in both horizontal jumps. Ringer had best marks of (4.18m/13’ 8.5”) in the long jump and (9.58m/31’ 5”) in the triple jump. Khokhlan had a long jump of (4.76m/15’ 7.5”) and a 2nd place finish in the triple jump (10.61m/34’ 9.75”).

Next up for the lady Beavers will be the San Mateo Mini Meet on Fri. March 3, 2014.


Kandace Compton

Big 8 Conference Athlete of the Week

February 27, 2014

Congratulations to ARC Beaver Track and Field Athlete Kandace Compton!

Kandace was a triple winner at the Sacramento City College Opener. She won  the 800 (2:22.76), 1500m (4:57.70) and ran on the 4 x 400m relay (4:04.87).  Her times in the 800m and 1500m are currently #7 in the State and the 4 x 400m Relay is #5 in the State.



ARC Women’s Track and Field Results from Sac City Opener

Women's Track & Field

February 22, 2014

Congratulations to the dominate lady Beavers at the Sacramento City College Opener with Shasta, Yuba, Marin, San Mateo and Siskiyous.

Freshman (from El Camino High School), Kandace Compton led the lady beavers by winning three events.  She won the 800 m. (2:22.76), the 1500 (4:57.70) and was on the winning 4X400 team that hit the Nor. Cal. qualification mark (4:04.87).  Her champion teammates in the 4X400 were sophomore, Kyrah Vaughn (Whitney HS), freshman Katelyn Rowe (Del Norte HS) and Freshman Keirnan Hawthrone (El Camino HS).

Vaughn also finished 3rd in the 400 (1:00.97) followed by Hawthrone in 4th (1:02.38).

Sophomore (from Del Oro HS), Alexa Lua won the 5k (19:58), which is currently the 6th best time in the state, and was second in the 1500 (5:00).  Sophomore Gina Wood (Alhambra HS) sliced off a full minute from last year and has the 7th best mark in the state for the 5k (19:59) where she finished 2nd and an additional  4th in the 1500 (5:10).

Freshman Shelby Crider (of Placer HS) also hit the Nor. Cal. Qualification mark by winning the women’s javelin (110’6”) where she has the 5th best mark in the state.  She was also 8th in the Hammer (113’8”) and 9th in the discus.

Freshman, Sienna Morgan (Del Oro HS) also won the pole vault (2.88m).

The lady beavers swept both relays winning the 4X100 with Sophomore Ciara Richardson (Laguna Creek HS), Vaughn, freshman Mariah Earl (Vacaville HS) and Rowe (51.50).  Richardson also placed 6rd in the 200 (27.96).

Freshman Autumn Edgar (from Bella Vista HS) won the 400 hurdles (1:07.66, good enough for the 5th best current mark in the state) and finished 4th in the 100 hurdles (17.45) in addition to 4th in the HJ (4’4”).  Freshman Jocelyn Stillwell (Dixon HS) was 2nd in the 400H (1:08.89) and 3rd in the 1500 (5:08).  Sophomore Ashley Stubbs (Galt HS) was 3rd in the 400H (1:09) and 5th in the 100 (13.67).  Sophomore Hailey Cooley (El Dorado HS) was 3rd in the 100H (17.12) and 4th in the 400H (1:16).

Freshman Mariah Earl (Vacaville HS) finished 2nd in the 100H, 6th in the 200 (28.08). 

Freshman Jocelyn Schmidt (Bella Vista HS) was 2nd in the 800 (2:31) and 7th in the 1500 (5:14). Freshman Cheyenne Drury (El Camino Fundamental  HS) finished 3rd in the 5k (20:05), which I is the 8th best mark in the state, and 5th in the 1500 (5:10).  Freshman Kara Zeman (Bella Vista HS) finished 3rd in the 800 (2:32), followed by sophomore teammate Tara Christopherson (Rosemont HS) 4th (2:33).

Sophomore Natalie Berania (Pleasant Grove HS) was 4th in the 5k (20:14), with the 9th best mark in the state, and 6th in the 1500 (5:13).  Sophomore Zoe Worobel (West Campus HS) finished  6th in the 5k (21:25), and freshman Maria Rojo (King City HS) cut 1:30 off her previous best(22:35).