CHS GIRLS TRACK WINS CAC CROWN
With much happiness and joy last Wednesday, the undefeated Chelsea High girls indoor track & field team concluded its indoor season by winning the championship at the Commonwealth Athletic Conference all-league meet.
The Lady Red Devils started off strong, with Amanda Dias taking first place in the two-mile run to score 10 points for Chelsea right off the bat.
Amanda’s championship performance was followed up by Stephanie Simon taking first place in the hurdles, Martine Simon taking first place in the dash, Yarid Deras first place in the mile, Stefanie Rodrigues first place in the 1000, and the 4×400 relay team — made up of Stephanie, Yarid, Jocelyn Poste, and Martine — placing first.
Also adding points to the CHS cause were Karina Avalos, Sandra Tun, Isha Osman, Ana Chang, Awa Bajinka, Vera Martins, Jocelyn Poste, Danali Mejia, Keila De La Cruz, Masireh Ceesay, and Adamaris Perez.
The final tally showed the Lady Red Devils amassing 130 points — handily outdistancing all of their competition — and departing from the field house and running to their bus chanting, “C-A-C champs!”
“This was an amazing way to conclude our season,” said CHS head coach Mark Martineau.
CHS boys track grabs second place at CAC Meet
The Chelsea High boys indoor track & field team snared second place with a solid effort at last week’s Commonwealth Athletic Conference all-league meet.
The Red Devils opened the meet in fine fashion, with Justin turner, who was undefeated throughout the season, capturing first place in the first event, the two-mile run.
Other first-place finishers for Chelsea were Jose Leclerc in the mile (Jose also was undefeated this year) and Tony Bui in shot put.
Also contributing points to the CHS column on the scoresheet were Limilson Tavares, Alex Pedrero, David Bui, Jazmany Reyes (an amazing race in the mile to finish in second place), Jesus Matos, Yosef Rubin, Ronny Lopez, and Rigo Flores.
“The boys fought long and hard the entire meet and season,” said CHS coach Mark Martineau. “They gave it their all and they have much to be proud of.”
CHS records set at Last Chance Meet
This past Sunday the CHS boys and girls indoor track & field teams competed in the MSTCA Last Chance meet to solidify state qualifications.
During the meet, several CHS school records were broken. Leading the way was junior Masireh Ceesay, who broke her own school record in the shot put with a throw of 31’-11.5”. Jocelyn Poste broke her own 600 meter record with a time of 1:48.89. Capping it off was Martine Simon, who leapt 17’-0” in the long jump, breaking her own record.
For the boys, Jose Leclerc set the indoor school record in the two mile with a time of 10:29.2.
Both the boys and girls squads will take part in the MIAA Division 2 Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center on February 17.