College of the Redwoods

Solid marks for Redwoods at Chico State

The Corsairs enjoyed some impressive marks at the Highlight Wildcat Relays at Chico State on Saturday.

Leading the way was Tana Liona, who placed third in the 110 meter hurdles.

Liona finished in a time of 15.63 seconds.

Jarid Jorgensen also had a big day, placing fourth in the hammer with a throw of 133.3, and fifth in the discus with a throw of 138.3.

Bobbie Purify has quickly made the adjustment from the basketball court and also enjoyed a strong showing on Saturday.

The sophomore placed fourth in the long jump with a mark of 16 feet, 9 inches, as well as finishing eighth in the 100 meters in a time of 12.81 seconds.

Grant Van Emmerick ran both sprints, placing sixth in the 200 meters in a time of 22.6 and 10th in the 100 meters in a time of 11.41.

Rounding out a solid team performance, Earl Buchanon placed fourth in the 200 meters in a time of 22.51.

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