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April 9th, 2017

Youth Challenge Series – Season Opener

by William Marshall

We are thrilled to start the Outdoor Season, after having an amazing Indoor!

As we celebrate on having an amazing indoor season. Benswic runners came out to perform today at the Youth Challenge Series – Season Opener, held at Ichan Stadium.

Benswic, –  Christopher Marshall (9-10) celebrated a successful opener, winning the Open 100m, posting a time of 14.51. Placing 3rd in the High Jump, with a jump of 1.05 (PR) and placing 4th in the Javelin (first time competing in it), with a throw of 11.94m (PR).

 

The short sprints from our sprinters. In the 100m, 11-12 BOYS, Yasiin Bacchass, placed 8th in 14.50; followed by Emmanuel Marshall, placing 14th in 14.87. Edith Quintero Mendoza (11-12), placing 26th in the time of 20.04. Xion Bacchas (13-14) placing 23rd in the time of 14.68 (PR). And our 15-16 GIRLS Bryana Marshall, placing 6th in 13.66, followed by Abigail Melican (our long distance runner 🙂 ), placing 8th in 14.82 (PR).

 

In the Hurdles, Emmanuel Marshall competed in the 80m Hurdles, placing 3rd in 16.66 (PR). Xion Bacchass took third in the 13-14 GIRLS 100m Hurdles, running 20.25 (PR) and Bryana Marshall taking 2nd in 20.04 (PR).

 

Mid-Distance. Xion Bacchas (13-14), placing 15th in the open 800m with a time of 2:47.31a. Meanwhile, our 15-16 Girls Abigail Melican competing in both the 800m & Mile. Placing 2nd in the 800m, with a time of  2:37.54 (PR) and the mile, with a time of 5:52.70 (PR). Bryana Marshall placing 6th in 800m in 2:56.71 (PR).

 

In the Field Events,  Emmanuel Marshall, 3rd in 15.56m (PR) and Yasiin Bacchas, 9th in 12.09m (PR), 11-12 BOYS Javelin. David O’Meara, placed 4th in the Long Jump, jumping 3.26m.

 

Benswic resume the outdoor schedule April 23rd at the Youth Challenge Series – New York Relays.

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