CHS Roundup

Thania Simon Wins Two GBL Championships

Chelsea High freshman track star Thania Simon captured two individual championships at Monday’s Greater Boston League (GBL) Meet that was held this past Monday at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville.

Thania outraced the field in the 200 meter dash with a sprint of 26.70 seconds, edging Medford’s Nora Berson (who also is a freshman and who won the 100 meter dash) by 0.21 of a second. Simon also took first place in the triple jump with a final landing of 33′-3.5″.

Thania added eight more points with a second-place finish in the long jump with her leap of 15′-9.5″, which was just 1.5″ off the winning mark, to finish the day with 28 points.

Gizelle Rodriguez turned in a fine showing with a second-place finish in the 400 meter dash in a clocking of 1:05.32, which was just 1.62 seconds off the winning time, and a third place in the javelin with a throw of 82′-10″.

In the shot-put, two Lady Red Devils earned medals, with Kiara Ramirez-Villata taking third place with a throw of 31′-2″ and Lamari Davis finishing fourth with a toss of 30′-6.5″. The same duo also claimed two medals in the discus with Kiara taking second with a spin of 83′-10″ and Lamari grabbing third with her throw of 83′-3″.

Hazel Hatleberg earned a medal with a fifth-place showing in the 800 with a time of 2:48.70.

Lauren Nadow scored points for the Lady Red Devils with her sixth-place finish in the 100 meter hurdles in a time of 19.64 and Meleny Rodriguez likewise came across the line in sixth place in the 400 hurdles in a time of 1:23.42.

The Lady Red Devil quartet of Marcaylla Louis-Jean, Meleny Rodriguez, Hazel Hatleberg, and Gizelle Rodriguez earned a fourth place medal in the 4 x 400 relay with a time of 4:48.94.

Chelsea finished in fourth place, one point out of third place, among the eight GBL schools with a total of 74 points behind Revere (120 points), Medford (102), and Lynn English (75).

Joseph-Seale is GBL Shot-Put Champ

The Chelsea High boys outdoor track and field team competed in Monday’s GBL Meet that was held at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville. The top performance for the Red Devils was turned in by Theo Joseph-Seale, who won the shot-put crown with a throw of 48′-2.5″. Teammate Ariel Chacon-Aracena was right behind in second place with a toss of 48′-2.25″. Ariel also earned a medal with a fifth-place finish in the discus with a spin of 128′-0″.

Other top performers for the Red Devils included Kyle Leong in the long jump who earned a fourth-place medal with a leap of 38′-4.75″. Alex Flores took fifth place in the two-mile run with a clocking of 10:47.28. Sherwin Kim grabbed a fifth place medal in the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:03.98.

The 4 x 400 relay foursome of Xavier Guzman, Austin Freeman, Leeandro Castro, and Sherwin Kim gave Chelsea a second place finish with a time of 3:50.28.

In the 4 x 800, the quartet of Alex Flores, Jose Amaya, Bryan Amaya-Yanes, and Kyle Leong came across the line in sixth place with a clocking of 9:40.34.

The Chelsea team finished in sixth place among the eight GBL schools with 37 points.

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