CHS Roundup

CHS Boys Track Opens With Win; Warsame Sets New School Mark in TJ

Coach Cesar Hernandez’s Chelsea High boys outdoor track and field team opened its season on the right foot with an 82-40 victory over Greater Boston League (GBL) rival Lynn English in a meet held at Chelsea Stadium this past Tuesday.

Among the highlights for the Red Devils was the performance by Ali Warsame, who set a new CHS record in the triple jump with a final landing of 42’-8”, breaking the mark set just last year by former teammate Emmanuel Simon.

In addition, Ali took first place in three other events, the long jump with a leap of 20’-3”, the 200 meter dash in a clocking of 23.6 seconds, and the 100 meter dash with a sprint of 11.4 seconds. Altogether, Ali tallied 20 points for the Red Devils.

Teammate Alexander Cano was a triple-winner, pacing a CHS sweep of the javelin with a winning throw of 107’-4”, capturing the 110 meter high hurdles with a time of 19.0 seconds, and taking the 400 hurdles with a clocking of 1:08.7.

Theodore Joseph-Seale was a double-winner for Chelsea, capturing the shot-put with a toss of 38’-2.5” and leading a Red Devil sweep of the discus event with a spin of 97’-3”.

Austin Freeman won the 400 dash with a time of 58.7 and Kevin Flores outran the field in the two-mile in 11:52.2, which was 80 seconds faster than his closest English competitor.

Contributing three points to the CHS cause with second-place finishes were: Emerson Melgar in the discus (92’-11”); Heman Mendez in the javelin (93’-11”);  Jose Olivar in the 400 (58.8); Jose Amaya in the 800 in 2:32.7; and Sherwin Kim in the mile (5:37.9);

Adding third place points for Chelsea were: Kyle Leong in the triple jump (34’-6”) and the mile (5:40.3); Ariel Aracena in the shot (34’-10”); Kevin Romero in the discus (76’-1”); Emerson Melgar in the javelin (91’-0”;  Heman Mendez in the 100 dash (12.4); Ivan Irias-Padilla in the 800 in 2:36.6;

The Red Devils’ next meet is set for next Thursday, April 13, when they will host Lynn Classical at Chelsea Stadium.

CHS Girls Track Comes Up Just Short in Opener

The Chelsea High girls outdoor track and field team came up short by the narrowest of margins — 0.03 of a second to be exact — in a 63-59 loss to Greater Boston League foe Lynn English in the opening meet of the 2023 season this past Tuesday at Chelsea Stadium.

The 0.03 margin was the difference in the final event of the day, the 4 x 400 relay, by which the Lady Bulldog quartet edged the Lady Red Devils. The English girls crossed the line in a time of 5:13.9, compared to Chelsea’s clocking of 5:14.2.

Up to that point, the Lady Red Devils had held a 59-58 advantage thanks to a number of superb individual performances:

— Darily Sanchez won the long jump with a flight of 13’-4.25” and the 400 dash with a clocking of 69.7;

— Gizelle Olivar won the 100 meter high hurdles in a time of 19.0 and took second in the 400 hurdles in 1:24.6;

— Kiara Ramirez won the shot-put with a throw of 30’-4” and took third in the discus with a spin of 68’-8”;

— Dhalia Christmas took first in the discus with a toss of 76’-2” and grabbed third in the shot with a throw of 28’-7.5”;

— Rosalinda Rojas won the two-mile run with a clocking of 15:59.; and

— Lauren Nadow contributed second-place points in both the javelin with a toss of 60’-9” and the 100 hurdles with a clocking of 21.0 and a third place point in the 400 hurdles in 1:31.8 for a total of seven points on the day.

Contributing three points to the CHS side of the scoresheet with second-place efforts were: Angelina Agostini in the discus with a throw of 69’-6”; Marcayla Louis Jean in the 100 meter dash with a sprint of 14.4; Keiri Hernandez in the 200 dash with a time of 31.4; Ashley Mejia Puzul in the 800 in 3:24.9; and Reina Moreira in the mile with a run of 7:44.1;

Adding single points with third-place performances were: Angely Mejia in the javelin with a  throw of 54’-4” and Emily Singh in the 200 dash in 32.2.

Coach Cesar Hernandez and his team’s next meet is set for next Thursday (April 13) when they will host GBL rival Lynn Classical at Chelsea Stadium.

CHS Softball Team Set To Open Season

The Chelsea High softball team was scheduled to open its 2023 season yesterday (Wednesday), traveling to Greater Boston League (GBL) rival Everett.

Coach Gena Restiano’s squad is led by a quartet of captains, Ada Figueroa, Yareliz Gonzalez Falcon, Ariel Rodriguez, and Emily Rojop Lopez.

Other members of the team are: Jailene Artica, Camila Beato Hernandez, Lidya Castillo Rodriguez, Nidya Castillo Rodriguez, Monica Cespedes-Cruz, Juliana Hassell, Vicky Ostorga Avalos, Helen Turcios Funez, and Leslie Umana Gallegos.

The Lady Red Devils will trek to non-league foe Boston International today (Thursday) and then will entertain GBL rivals Malden on Monday and Revere on Wednesday at Carter Park at 4:00.

CHS baseball team seeking first win

The Chelsea High baseball team hosted Greater Boston League (GBL) rival Everett yesterday (Wednesday) in search of its first victory of the season.

Coach Mike Lush’s Red Devils, who came up short in their first two games of the 2023 campaign this past week to non-league opponent Salem Academy and GBL rival Somerville, will travel to non-league foe Boston International today (Thursday) and then trek to GBL rivals Malden on Monday and Revere next Wednesday.

CHS Boys Volleyball Splits First Two Matches

The Chelsea High boys volleyball team split its opening matches of the season, defeating non-league opponent Excel Academy, 3-0, last Friday, but then dropping a 3-0 decision to Greater Boston League rival Somervill this past Monday.

Coach Gabriel Morales and his crew were scheduled to take on GBL foes Everett yesterday (Wednesday), Malden next Monday, and Revere next Wednesday.

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