Pima Community College sports

Pima men’s track and field start 2024 outdoor season with high placements

Pima’s Dillon Arvayo (a Mountain View graduate) finished third in the decathlon in the Arizona Spring Break Fiesta (Ben Carbajal/Pima photo)

Pima media-relations director Ray Suarez contributed information for this report:

The Pima Community College men’s track & field team opened the 2024 outdoor seeason this weekend at the Arizona Spring Break Fiesta at Roy Drachman Stadium.

Sophomore Broden Cahoon took second place in the decathlon with a total of 6113 points while fellow sophomore Dillon Arvayo (Mountain View) placed third with a total of 5963 points.

Sophomore Abraham Valenzuela (Palo Verde) started off his outdoor season setting a new personal-record in the 1,500 meter race. He took third place with a time of 3 minutes, 49.41 seconds. His time put him second in Pima outdoor school history as he topped Abdi Abdirahman’s time of 3:50.80. Larry Martinez holds the school record of 3:48.21 set in 1977.

Freshman Kolby Lewis improved on his national qualifier in the pole vault as he set a new personal-record with a mark of 4.75 meters (15-feet, 7-inches).

Sophomore Raekwon Weatherspoon took first place in the long jump and fell just short to gain his national qualifying mark. He finished with a mark of 7.23 meters (23-8.75). Weatherspoon also set a new personal-best in the 100 meters with a time of 10.68 seconds.

The Aztecs have 14 athletes who have set national qualifiers.

The Aztecs will next compete in the Willie Williams Invitational held at Drachman Stadium on Friday and Saturday.

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