CHS Girls Track Team Cruises to 90-31 Win
The Chelsea High girls outdoor track and field team handily dispatched Greater Boston League rival Somerville, 91-30, this past Thursday.
The Lady Red Devils captured 10 of the 14 individual events.
Gizelle Rodriguez was a stellar performer for Chelsea. Gizelle took first place in the javelin with a throw of 88’-5.5”; first in the 100 dash; first in the 800 in 2:33.9; and second in the long jump with a flight of 14’-1” to tally 18 points on the day.
Jasmine Maradiaga won two events, the high jump with a leap of 4’-4” and the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 80.5. Jasmine also took second in the 400 dash in 73.9 to record 13 points for the Chelsea cause.
Kiara Ramirez was a double-winner, topping the field in the shot-put with a toss of 24’-7” and the discus with a spin of 53’-11.”
Valerie Ramirez finished first in the triple jump with a final landing of 27’-4” and grabbed second in the 100 dash.
Giselle Olivar captured the 100 high hurdles in a time of 19.5 and took second in the 400 hurdles in a clocking of 82.9.
Holly Hatleberg earned first in the two-mile run with a clocking of 16:59.8.
The Lady Red Devils also won both the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relays.
Adding three points to the CHS side of the scoresheet with second-place performances were: Lamari Davis in the shot with a throw of 24’-4”; Angelina Agostini in the discus with a toss of 53’-8”; Darily Sanchez in the javelin with a throw of 63’-1” and in the 200 dash in a time of 29.1; Lauren Nadow in the 100 hurdles in 22.8; and Rosalinda Rojas in the mile in 7:01.7;
Contributing single points with third-place performances were: Davis in the discus (53’-5”); Nadow in the javelin (49’-4.5”); Keri Hernandez in the 100 dash and the 200 dash (33.7); Jada Amezquita in the 400 dash (81.4); and Reina Moreira in the 800 (3:19.1).
Coach Cesar Hernandez and his crew are scheduled to host Everett today (Thursday) and Malden next Thursday at Chelsea Stadium.
Boys Track Team Battles Somerville
Although the Chelsea High boys outdoor track and field team came up on the short end of a 77-58 decision at Somerville last Thursday, a number of coach Cesar Hernandez’s Red Devil squad turned in outstanding performances.
Emmanuel Simon scored 14 points for Chelsea. Emmanuel won the triple jump with a distance of 39’-9” and took the 100 dash with a sprint of 11.6; grabbed second in the 200 dash in 24.5; and took third in the long jump with a leap of 18’-1.5”.
Ali Warsame also had a nice day. Ali captured the long jump with a flight of 20’-5.5”; took second in the 400 dash in 53.8 (which was just 0.2 behind the winner); and took third in the triple jump (37’-10”) for a total of nine points.
Markland Richards won the shot-put with a toss of 39’-0.5”
Adding three points to the Chelsea tally with second-place finishes were: Henry Martinez in the shot-put with a throw of 33’-9.75”; Jeffrey Ponce in the discus with a spin of 85’-1”; Carlos Jiminez Flores in the javelin with a throw of 114’-9”; Nate Nadow in the 400 hurdles in a clocking of 67.5; Gary Giron in the 100 hurdles with a time of 19.4; Alexander Estrada in the mile in 5:15.3; and Ian Padilla in the two-mile in 11:36.5.
Contributing single points with third-place performances were: Nasir Adams in the 200 dash (25.3); Nadow in the 800 (2:18.9); Alejandro Zepeda in the mile (5:24); and Johnny Maldonado in the two-mile in 12:30.5.
The Red Devils are scheduled to host Everett today (Thursday) and Malden next Thursday at the stadium.