Another busy week with the boys and girls competing in the GBL Championship this past Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Track Center in Boston. The boys finished off the season placing 4th overall behind Malden, Somerville, and Everett, and in front of Medford and Greater Lawrence. Senior Nick Ieng placed 5th overall in the dash running a 6.99 (new school record). Senior Adriel Cedano finished 3rd in the 300m running a personal best and school record 37.45. Senior Walid El Mellouki placed 6th in the 1000m in a time of 2:56.53. Junior Jose Leclerc ran a personal best of 4:53.12 for a 4th place finish. The 4x400m relay team of Cedano, Isaac Colcord, Kevin Umanzor, and Leclerc finished 2nd with time of 3:44.91. Advancing to the MIAA division 2 championship next Sunday are Jose Leclerc in the mile, Adriel Cedano in the 300, and the 4x400m relay team. Click here for full results.
The girls continue to shine with a 3rd place finish at the GBL Championship with 81 points, behind Malden (128 points) and Somerville (85 points). The girls finished in front of Everett (29 points), Greater Lawrence (25 points), and Medford (20 points). Finishing this close to second place is an amazing accomplishment for this group of girls. Sophomore Amanda Dias continued her winning streak by winning the 2 mile in a time of 12:52.69. Junior Martin Simon took first place in the long jump (16′) and second place in the dash with a personal best time of 7.56. Finishing 5th in the dash was Freshman Isha Osman who ran a personal best of 7.81. Senior Owliyo Mohamud took second place in an exciting 300m with a personal best time of 43.91. Senior Sylvia Agyewaa broke her own school record in the hurdles finishing second in a time of 9.47. She also took 4th in the long jump with a jump of 13’10”. Sophomore Jocelyn Poste finished 2nd in the 1000m with a personal best and new school record time of 3:27.06. Sophomore Yarid Deras finished 3rd in the mile in a time of 6:45.40. Senior Alex Martinez took 6th in the shot put with a toss of 26’9″. The 4×800 team of Deras, Poste, Dias, and freshman Karina Avalos took second place in a time of 11:51.50. Capping off the highlights of the meet was the dominant performance of the 4x200m relay team that took first place. The quartet of Simon, Agyewaa, Osman, and Mohamud shattered the school record in a time of 1:50.35. Click here for results.
Moving on to the MIAA sate division 2 championship next week are Martin Simon (dash and long jump), Isha Osman (dash), Owliyo Mohamud (300m), Sylvia Agyewaa (hurdles), Jocelyn Poste (600), Yarid Deras (mile), Amanda Dias (2 mile), and Alex Martinez with Masireh Ceesay in the shot put. The girls 4×200 team of Simon, Osman, Agyewaa, and Mohamud are also looking to do well at the state meet. Click here for the performance list.