The 2018 Bermuda National Athletic Association’s Track and Field season resumed with the Bermuda Pacers hosting a meet at the National Sports Center.
Athletes looking to compete in the upcoming CUT Games in July also competed in the Track Meet.
The Under 13 Girls Cricket Ball Throw was won by Katherine Bean-Rosario with a toss of 43.37m, Christia Lugo was second with a toss of 35.94m and Dominique Brown finished third with a throwing distance of 35.10m.
Amelia Othman won the Under 17 Girls High Jump, with a top leap of 1.55m.
The Under 17 Girls Shot Put winner was Leekaysia with a distance of 10.20m, Kesay Bell was second tossing 8.79m and Naimah Coffee-Darrel finished third with a distance of 8.67m.
Eleanor Richmond won the Under 17 Girls Javelin Throw with a distance of 22.44m, Kesay Bell was second with a toss of 21.82m and Kisaye Bell was third with a toss of 20.36m.
The Under 13 Boys High Jump was won by Isael Smith with a top leap of 1.44m, Khari Sharriaff was second with a leap of 1.40m and Jannis Roberts who leaped 1.20m.
Roberts won the Under 13 Boys Cricket Ball Throw with a top toss of 68.55m, Rakeem Wilson was second with a top toss of 38.84m and Daylen Scott finished third with a toss of 31.87m.
The Under 17 Boys High Jump was won by Sancho Smith with a top leap of 1.65m, Moses Johnson was second leaping 1.45m and Cameron Morris finished third with a leap of 1.45m.
Bermuda Trio Make Podium Appearances for St Johnsbury
Malik Joell, Sajan Harvey and Zekiah Lewis represented St Johnsbury Track & Field during the Burlington Invitational.
Joell finished with the Silver Medal in the Men’s Varsity 800 Meters stopping the clock in 2:01.00, with Harvey winning the Bronze Medal clocking 2:01.66.
Harvey would lead off and Joell would run the anchor leg helping the St Johnsbury Men’s Varsity 4x400 Relay team finish 4th with a time of 3:39.97.
The pair would run in the same positions helping the St Johnsbury Men’s Varsity 4x800 Relay team finished 2nd recording a time of 8:22.09.
Lewis would finish the Women’s Varsity 100 Meters Final in 5th place clocking a Personal Best time of 13.13.
Lewis would then win the Women’s Varsity Long Jump Finals with a top leap of 5.00m.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
King Named To NACAC Athletes Commission
The Bermuda National Athletic Association (BNAA) announced that Aranxta King has been selected as a member of the NACAC Athletes Commission.
BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “We received correspondence from NACAC that they were requesting for all of the NACAC members to send a female candidate to be evaluated for the NACAC Athletes Commission with 2 candidates to be selected back in February 2018.”
Raynor continued, “I touched base with Arantxa and she stated she would be interested as she wants to continue to be involved in the sport so we put her name forward.”
Below is the criteria that we received for the nominees.
1. The athlete can be active or retired. 2. The athlete MUST possess great qualities of leadership. 3. The athlete should have some experience (please, do not recommend a Junior athlete) 4. This is not mandatory, but it would be to the athletes advantage if she were bilingual.
Raynor concluded, “We received correspondence last week that she had been selected and I forwarded it to her and she was ecstatic.”
The athletes on the commission consists of the following athletes.
Jeff Porter - USA Kim Collins - SKN Michael Frater - JAM Yipsi Moreno - CUB Kineke Alexander - VIN Kendry Beatriz Rosales – HON Arantxa King – BERMUDA Sherly Scott - CRC Iñaki Gomez – CAN (Member Ex Officio)
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Dill Wins Mount Olive Final Qualifier 800 Meters
Shaquille Dill and his Saint Augustine's University Men’s Track & Field teammates coming off a CIAA Championship Track and Field sweep, turned their attention towards the Mount Olive Final Qualifier at the Ray McDonald Sr. Complex in Mount Olive, N.C.
Dill ranked fifth in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:48.70, clocked a winning time of 1:49.96.
Dill ran the second leg for the Saint Augustine 4x400m relay Team that clocked a winning time of 3:09.64.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Trio Help St Johnsbury Win Cancer Twilight Open
Zekiah Lewis, Sajan Harvey and Malik Joell represented St Johnsbury Academy during the 6th Annual Coaches Vs. Cancer Twilight Open.
Lewis finished second competing in the Women’s Varsity 100 Meters Finals clocking a time of 13.37, Lewis would also finish second in the Women’s Varsity 200 Meters Finals stopping the clock in 27.45.
Lewis led off the victorious St Johnsbury Women’s Varsity 4x100 Relay team that clocked 51.56.
Lewis would win the Women’s Varsity Long Jump with a top leap of 5.18m.
Joell finished 4th in the 200m stopping the clock in a time of 24.33, Joell would also finish 5th in the 400m clocking 53.63.
Harvey won the Men’s Varsity 800m Final with a time of 2:03.01,
Harvey led off and Joell ran the anchor leg for the St Johnsbury Men’s 4x400m Relay team that clocked a winning time of 3:39.34.
The pair ran in the same spots for the St Johnsbury 4x800m Relay team that also clocked a winning time of 8:26.34.