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Palmer Finishes Runner-Up, Buncio Takes Fourth at CCCAA State Championships

Palmer Finishes Runner-Up, Buncio Takes Fourth at CCCAA State Championships

By Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information Director 

SAN MATEO — Freshman thrower Jordan Palmer finished runner-up in the shot put and Delon Buncio placed fourth in the long jump as College of the Canyons track & field closed out its season by competing at CCCAA State Championship meet hosted by the College of San Mateo May 17-18. 

Palmer, already the CCCAA Southern California Regional Champion in the same event, recorded a mark of 15.20m (49' 10.5") on his second throw. He finished just six inches off the distance recorded by state champion Brenden Coffey (15.35m/50' 4.5") of Butte College.

The freshman also placed 11th in the discus at 37.69m (123' 8").

COC sophomore Delon Buncio came away with the other top-five finish for the Cougars after taking fourth in the javelin with a throw of 52.30m (171' 7"). 

Buncio later placed eighth in the long jump with a leap of 6.67m (21' 10.75") to close out his Cougars career.

Canyons sophomore Celeste Gonzalez was the lone participant for the women's team. She finished 12th in the 1,500m at a time of 5:17.69. 

Stay up to date on all this season's action by following the College of the Canyons Athletic department on social media at @COCathletics on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. 

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