The Bermuda Pacers Track Club will continue to promote their Track Clubís overseas experiences as they compete in the 2019 Armory Youth Championships in New York. The event will be held at the Armory on Monday, February 18th, 2019 and will see hundreds of junior athletes from across the region. This event is sponsored by NYRR.
Distance runner and Carifta Qualifier Johndell Cumberbatch and Long Jumper Mikaela Tucker will lead a 16-member team to Championships.
Cumberbatch will be competing in the 17-18 Boys 800 and 1600 meter events, while Tucker who is in school at Westtown School in West Caster, Pennsylvania will compete in the 17-18 Girls 200 and Long Jump. Mikal Dill another senior member of the team will competing in the 17-18 Boys 200 meters and Long Jump.
In the 15-16 Girlís Division, Sanaa Rae Morris, Keturah Bulford-Trott, Koa GoodChild, Jezhari Talbot, Nhaao Powell and Miniya Wainwright all Carfita hopefuls, will compete in the 55 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, High Jump and Long Jump. This same group of young ladies will also test their skills in the 15-16 Girlís 4x200 meter Relay.
In the 15-16 Boyís Division, the club will send Front Street Mile winner Kahzi Sealey. He will team up with Nirobi Smith-Mills, Sancho Smith, and John Dickinson. All athletes hope to reach the Qualifying Standards for this yearsí Carifta. They will compete in the following events 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, 1600 meters 3000 meters and High Jump.
In the 13-14 Boyís Division the club will have lone representative Denver Tucker compete in the 55 meters, 200 meters and Long Jump. This will be Tuckerís first time representing the club. In the 11-12 Boys and Girlís Division, the club will have Daylen Scott and JíNaz Richards. Both will compete in the 55 meters, 200 meters and Long Jump.
The 16-member team will compete in 36 individual events and one 4x200 meter. This will be the first time the club has competed in this event.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Dill Wins Gold as Saint Augustine are Champions
Shaquille Dill and Robert Edwards were part of the National power Saint Augustine's University Track and Field team that showcased its talent and depth to win its 22nd straight CIAA Men's Indoor Track and Field Championship at JDL Fast Track.
Dill would win the Menís 800m Gold Medal clocking a winning time of 1:56.12, while Edwards was clocked at 17:32.29 finishing 8th in the Menís 5000m Run.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Bermuda Five Represent Thomas College on the Track
Five Bermuda Student athletes represented the Thomas College Track & Field Men's and Women's teams at Colby College.
Yontz Sutton and the Men won the event, while Jauna James, Jada Samuels, Cyndee Todd and Taznae Fubler competed in the Womenís team that finished second.
Todd finished 3rd competing in the Womenís Weight Throw with a top toss of 6.69m or 21 feet 11.50 inches. Fubler would finish 2nd competing in the Womenís Shot Put with a top toss of 9.79m or 32 feet 1.50 inches and Todd finished 6th with a toss of 9.28m or 30 feet 5.50 inches.
Fubler would finish 8th in the Womenís 60 Meter Dash Preliminaries with a time of 9.13, Fubler would go even faster in the Womenís 60 Meter Dash Final finishing 7th clocking 8.97.
James would finish 3rd during the Womenís 400 Meter Dash stopping the clock in 1:08.04, while Samuels finished 10th clocking 1:29.68, James would also finish 10th competing in the Womenís 200 Meter Dash recording a time of 32.26.
James would run the 2nd leg and Samuels ran the anchor leg for the Thomas College Womenís 4x400 Meter winning Relay team that clocked a time of 6:03.51.
James would run the third leg for the Thomas College Womenís 4x200 Meter Relay team that finished first with a time of 2:01.43.
Sutton would finish 4th in the Menís Long Jump with a leap of 5.84m or 19 feet 2.00 inches, during the Menís High Jump, Sutton would finish 3rd with a leap of 1.65m or 5 feet 5.00 inches.
Sutton finished 2nd in the Menís Shot Put with a top toss of 11.48m or 37 feet 8.00 inches and then Sutton finished the Menís Triple Jump in third place with a top leap of 11.93m or 39 feet 1.75 inches.
Monday, February 11, 2019
Bobb Wins Three Events in Regional Championships
Caitlyn Bobb would represent Harford Tech during the Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association 2A Central Regional Championships.
Competing in the Womenís Varsity 300 Meters Bobb clocked a winning time of 42.56.
Bobb would also win the Womenís Varsity 500 Meters clocking a time of 1:19.39.
Bobb would lead off the Harford Tech Womenís Varsity 4x200 Meter Relay team that won with a time of 1:51.28.
Bodd would then run the anchor leg for the Harford Tech Womenís 4x400 Meters Relay team that finished second with a time of 4:20.53.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Derosa Competes at Scarlet & Black Invitational
Tiara Derosa and her Mississippi Valley State Track and Field teammates wrapped up the Indoor regular season at Scarlet & Black Invitational hosted by Arkansas State inside the First National Bank Arena.
Derosa competed in the Womenís Weight Throw finishing 3rd with a top toss of 14.71m or 48 feet 3.25 inches.
Derosa holds the Bermuda Indoor Record for the Womenís Weight Throw with a top toss of 14.89m or 48 feet 10.25 inches set a week ago.