On Tuesday at Essex Tech, the girls improved to 4-0 with wins over both Essex Tech (79-57) and Shawsheen Valley Tech (93-42). Standout performances included freshman Stephanie Simon who took first overall in the high jump with a new school record leap of 4’10”. Martine Simon was again a triple winner taking first in the 200m (28.49), long jump 15’10.5″ and the triple jump (32’1″). Senior Owliyo Mohamud continued her winning streak by taking first in the 400m (62.94). Senior Sylvia Agyeiwaa was again a double winner in the 400 hurdles (1:13.52, a new school record) and the 100 hurdles (18.61). Three quarters of the way through the race Sylvia hit a hurdle real hard but recovered well to still finish with the victory. Sophomore Yarid Deras fought through great leg pains to pull out an important win the in the 800m in a time of 2:45.6, a personal best for her. Amanda Dias had a great day taking first in the two mile (13:08) and second in the mile (6:02). In the throwing events seniors Alex Martinez (28’10”) and Tracy Flores (27’3″) went 1-2 in the shot put. In the discus Chelsea took 5 of the top 6 places led by a first place performance from Masireh Ceesay (83’6″). Both Essex Tech and Shawsheen are well coached teams with a good amount of athletes. Shawsheen was runner up last year at conference meet and Essex is the reigning cross country champions meaning that these wins are big wins for this group of girls.
The boys split the day, winning vs. Essex Tech by a 74-62 score and losing to Shawsheen Tech by a score of 88-48. This brings the boys record to 3-1. Nick Ieng was a double winner in the 200m with a time of 24.93 and the javelin with a state qualifying toss of 147’9″. Jose Leclerc was again a double winner in the 2 mile (11:02) and the 800 (2:13.2). Adriel Cedano was also a double winner in both the 400m (55.25) and the high jump (5’8″). Senior Walid El Mellouki had a personal best to win the mile in a time of 5:10.07. Also winning for Chelsea was Alex Pedrero in the 110 hurdles in a time of 19.00. In the discus Nelson Hernandez took first with a toss of 104’1″. This was another good day for the boys, there were a lot of personal bests and the team keeps getting stronger and stronger.
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