Track athletes make it to the Northern California Championships

Inquirer Staff

The DVC track and field team had a great showing in the Big 8 conference finals.

DVC is now looking forward to the Northern California Community College Championships qualifying meet on May 6th.

Demetric Gable and Kenny Eugene both ran Norcal provisional qualifying times and posted times fast enough to compete for the conference championship in the 100 meter.

In the women’s 800 meter race, Holly Babcock ran a season best time and advanced to the conference finals. She was in the conference finals for the 3000 meter steeplechase and the 1500 meter run as well. She placed seventh in the steeplechase with a time of 14:08.

In the pole vault Sara Riberio placed third and posted a state qualifying jump.

Nasreen Broomand placed 11th and Tyler Malley finished 8th.

In the 400 meter run Joe Luiz posted the third fastest time in the qualifying round and finished second in the conference finals.

DVC’s men’s 4×400 meter relay culminated in an exciting come-from-behind second place finish.