CHS Roundup

CHS Boys Track Tops Everett, 48-37

The Chelsea High boys indoor track and field team put the finishing touch on a successful dual meet season with a 48-37 victory over Everett last week.

The triumph gave coach Cesar Hernandez’s Red Devils a fine 5-2 record as they head into the Greater Boston League Meet tomorrow (Friday) afternoon at the Reggie Lewis Athletic and Track Center.

Chelsea captured four of the nine individual events as well as the 4 x 400 relay.

Nate Nadow topped the field in the 600 with a time of 1:29.7; Ruben Padilla grabbed top spot in the 1000 with a clocking of 2:59.3;  Alex Estrada outran the field in the mile with a time of 5:35.7; and Jeffrey Ponce captured the shot-put with a toss of 42′-0″, which was more than two feet further than his closest rival.

The Red Devils won the meet thanks to taking second place in eight of the nine events: Emmanuel Simon in the 55 dash in 6.1; Nasir Adams in the 55 hurdles; Ali Warsame in the 300 dash in 39.0; Sebastian Rendon in the 1000 in 2:59.7; Alejandro Zepeda in the mile in 5:41.8; Ian Padilla in the two mile in 12:03.2; and Markland Richards in the high jump with a leap of 5′-0″.

Adding single points to the Chelsea cause with third-place finishes were Johnny Maldonado in the two-mile in 13:04.7 and Austin Freeman in the 600 in 1:37.6.

The Red Devil 4 x 400 relay quartet of Nate Nadow, Ali Warsame, Alejandro Zepeda, and Sebastian Rendon defeated their Crimson Tide counterparts by almost 13 seconds with a time of 4:12.7, compared to Everett’s 4:25.1.

CHS Girls Fall Just Short to Everett, 44-41

The Chelsea High girls indoor track and field team came up just short in their final dual meet of the season at Everett last week by a score of 44.41.

The Lady Red Devils won five of the nine individual events and also captured the 4 x 400 relay.

Dhalia Christmas won the shot-put with a throw of 25′-5.75″; Gizelle Rodriguez sprinted to first place in the 300 dash in 45.0; Darily Sanchez took the 600 in 1:59.9; Jasmine Maradiaga topped the field in the mile in 7:26.9; and Holly Hattleberg won the two-mile with a time of 16:04.1.

Adding three points to the CHS side of the scoresheet with second-place performances were:  Reina Martino in the 600 in 2:10.9; Giselle Olivar in the 1000 in 3:32.5; and Hazel Hattleberg in the mile in 7:28.8.

Contributing third-place points for Chelsea were Reina Moreira in the 1000 with a clocking of 4:14.2 and Lauren Madow in the hurdles in a time of 11.5.

The CHS 4 x 400 quartet of Gizelle Rodriguez, Hazel Hattleberg, Jasmine Maradiaga, and Darily Sanchez won the race with a time of 5:12, which was 13 seconds faster than Everett’s clocking of 5:25.2.

Coach Cesar Hernadez and his squad, who finished at 3-4 on the season, will compete in the GBL Meet tomorrow (Friday) at the Reggie Lewis facility in Boston.

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