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MJC’s Taylor Snaer Breaks 200 Record, Wins 4 Gold Medals at NorCal Meet

Local products Taylor Snaer, Camrenne Genilla and Alyson Schneider were big contributors for the Modesto Junior College women’s track and field team this past weekend, May 3-4, at the Northern California Championships. Community College Athletics Association at American River College in Sacramento.

The Pirates won the NorCal title with 152 points, with Monterey Peninsula (107) and DeAnza (77) the next closest. Delta comes in 14th place (19.5).

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Manteca alumna Camrenne Genilla will represent Modesto Junior College at the state meet in the javelin and heptathlon. MJC ATHLETICS/Courtesy photo

Kainoa Ontai and Blake Gross were part of the MJC men’s runner-up team (104), which was narrowly edged out by DeAnza (112). Delta finished seventh with 51 points.

Snaer, a 2023 East Union graduate, continued her record-breaking freshman campaign and earned four NorCal gold medals.

She set the NorCal record in the 200 meters in 22.97 seconds while eclipsing the minimum qualifying time (23.00) for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in June in Oregon.

Snaer also won the 100 (11.35) and ran in the winning 4×100 (47.88) and 4×400 (3 minutes, 59.52 seconds) relays.

Alyson Schneider (Manteca High, 2022) led the anchor leg of the 4×100. She also placed third in the long jump at 17 feet, 4 inches.

Manteca alumna Camrenne Genilla (2022) finished third in the javelin throw (116-0) and second in the heptathlon (4,173 points).

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Kainoa Ontai is part of Modesto Junior College’s state qualifying 4×100 and 4×400 relays. MJC ATHLETICS/Courtesy photo

For the men’s team, Kainoa Ontai (East Union, 2022) finished first in the 4×400 relay (3:19.39) and fourth in the 4×100 relay (41.52).

Blake Gross (Manteca/Beyer 2023) is vice-champion in the 400 hurdles (55.29) and fourth in the decathlon (5,736).

Semaj Moore (Sierra, 2023) took sixth place in the hammer throw (153-04).

Next up is the 3C2A Championships on May 17-18 at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo.