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Seven Vaqueros post wins in season opener at Cuesta

Jordan Shinn took the 400 hurdles to earn one of seven wins for the Vaqueros.
Jordan Shinn took the 400 hurdles to earn one of seven wins for the Vaqueros.

SBCC got wins from seven athletes on Friday in the season-opening Central Coast Invitational men's track and field meet at Cuesta.

Five of the victories came in field events. Skylar Payovich, a freshman from Santa Barbara High, won the discus in 38.53 meters (126-5) and took second in the javelin at 43.34m. Marcus Tran was first in the long jump (6.70) and third in the 400 (54.91).

Edward Jones captured the shot put (12.91m), Kyle Whitaker won the pole vault (4.00) and Emmett Wallace took the high jump (1.80) in the four-team competition that featured SBCC, Cuesta and members of the San Luis Obispo track community. The Vaqueros and Cuesta tied for first place at 131 points.

Said Webster won the 400 in 53.61 and was second in the long jump. Jordan Shinn took the 400 hurdles race in 1:04.58.

SBCC returns to action on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Soka Invitational in Aliso Viejo.