CHS girls run past Classical
The Chelsea High girls indoor track and field team cruised to their second victory of the season with a 43-22 triumph over Lynn Classical last Wednesday.
Keiri Hernandez led a Chelsea sweep in the 300 with a time of 55.4 seconds, followed by teammates Emily Singh (59.3) and Jada Amezquita (100.6).
The Lady Red Devils went 1-2 in the shot-put behind the duo of Dhalia Christmas (26′-5″) and Lamari Davis (24′-11″).
Gizelle Rodriguez outdistanced the field to capture the two-mile in a time of 14:06 and Darily Sanchez won the mile in a clocking of 6:30.8.
Chelsea went 2-3 in the 50 yard dash behind Farrah Henderson (7.3) and Vanesa Lopez (7.5) and in the 600 meter dash thanks to Hazel Hatleburg (2:10.2) and Reina Martino (2:22.4).
Lauren Nadow added three points to the CHS scoresheet with a second in the 50 yard hurdles in a clocking of 10.3
The Lady Red Devil 4 x 400 quartet of Rodriguez, Sanchez, Henderson, and Rosalinda Rojas won their race with a time of 5:14, which was 14 seconds faster then their Classical opponents.
Coach Cesar Hernandez and his crew are scheduled to take on Everett next Wednesday.
Boys track rolls over Classical
The Chelsea High boys indoor track and field team improved their record to 2-0 on the season with a 51-29 victory over Greater Boston League (GBL) rival Lynn Classical last Wednesday.
The Red Devils swept the shot-put behind the fine performances of the trio of Greandoll Oliva (34′-10″), Emerson Melgar (33′-5.75″), and Jonathan Barrientos (31′-6.5″).
Five other Red Devils captured first place in their respective events: Kevin Flores in the mile with a clocking of 5:38; Jose Olivar in the 300 dash in 43.9; Nate Nadow in the 600 in 1:43.6; Kyle Leong in the 1000 in 3:29.6; and Josue Hernandez in the two-mile in 13:21.6.
Adding three points to the CHS side of the scoresheet with second-place efforts were: Xavier Guzman in the 600 (1:51.7); Jose Amaya in the 1000 (3:43); and Ajay Singh in the two-mile (13:41).
Contributing single points with third-place finishes were: Ali Warsame in the 50 yard dash (6.3); Jason Rodrigues in the mile (6:17.5); and Joao Cassim in the 300 (47.0).
The Chelsea foursome of Olivar, Nadow, Cassim, and Flores placed a bow on the Chelsea victory with a win in the 4 x 400 relay in which they edged their Classical counterparts by three seconds, 4:17 vs. 4:20.
Coach Cesar Hernandez and his Red Devils will return to the oval next Wednesday when they take on Everett.