Track & Field Update

May 3, 2024

By PR Office

Wildcats Claim 4 Western State Track & Field Conference Titles

22 Southern California qualifiers 

Bakersfield, CA – Four individual conference titles highlighted the West LA College Wildcats at this past weekend’s Western State Conference Championships at Bakersfield College.  In addition, West LA student-athletes delivered a combined 16 podium (top-3 finishes) and 22 Southern California individual qualifiers (12 men, 10 women) in 32 events. 

Sophomore Skye Harris from University High School won women’s sprint titles in both the 100- and 200-meters, with times of 11.92 and 24.23 seconds.  The sophomore from University High School is currently ranked #1 in Southern California and #2 in the State in both events.   On the men’s side, freshmen, Amari Yolas brought home the WSC title in the 100-meter event in 10.63 seconds.  Yolas, Palisades Charter High School, also led the men’s team to a victory in the 4x100 relay in a time of 41.06 which was the 2nd fastest time in the State. 

The 3C4A Student-Athlete Achievement Award winner, Mary’Agnes Reed (Hamilton High School) placed 2nd in the shot put and 4th in the hammer.  Her best throws were 10.94 meters and 31.65 meters respectively.