EL CENTRO â€”Â The Central Spartans faced off against the Brawley Wildcats for a home track meet that ended with a big win for Central, 93-34, on Thursday, April 21. Â The Lady Spartans also made quick work of the Brawley team, winning 77-50 at the same meet.
â€œOverall I am very proud of all the athletes because of their hard work and determination to beat their personal records every weekâ€ says Central’s coach, Silda Valdez.
Central shined in the 110m 39″ hurdles, Spartans Steve Gonzalez and Jacob Reed tied for first with a time of 17.03. Bridger Cook from Brawley was the only one to come close to Central’s time with a 17.87.
For the woman, the 4 x 100 relay Central took that event as well with a time of 52.12, Brawley close behind Â with a 52.85. The last event for Central, pushing the men to their already secured victory was the long jump where Saad Awan reached a new personal best of 20â€™ 7″.
â€œThe event that really stood out today to me was the 400 x 1 relay with the race being real close on the menâ€™s, and womanâ€™s side with the anchors really bringing it home for us,â€ said coach Silda Valdez.