Big Red Machine awarded two team spots in the Penn Relays

As of Thursday, March 30, 2023


#Senior Sports Reporter

#NOT only did the St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine win all three divisions of the National High School Track and Field Championships and final CARIFTA trials, but they were awarded the two spots for the relay teams to go to the prestigious Penn Relays next month.

#The Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations, in conjunction with the Ministries of Youth, Sports and Culture and Education, provided the incentives to the teams competing in the under-20 girls and boys 4 x 100 metre relays on the final day of the meet on Monday night at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.

#SAC’s team of Amari Pratt, Nya Wright, Darvinique Dean and Shayann Demeritte ran away from the rest of the field in the A final of the girls’ race to clock 46.65 seconds to book their trip to Philadelphia.

#Queen’s College was second in 48.21 and Grand Bahama’s Bishop Michael Eldon got third in 50.10.

#The Big Red Machine’s boys team of Khalon Christie, Andrew Brown, Tumani Skinner and Jonathon Fowler clocked 42.15 to hold off Grand Bahama’s Tabernacle Baptist Falcons, who fell in second in 42.37. CI Gibson Rattlers were third in 44.16.

#At the end of the three-day meet, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Mario Bowleg and assistant sports director Norris Bain from Grand Bahama presented the individual winners of the most points scored.

#• A look at the winners:

#Most Outstanding

#Athletes on Track

#Under-14 girls – Keyezra Thomas, Bishop Michael Eldon.

#Under-14 boys – Keyshawn Pinder, St Paul’s Methodist.

#Under-17 girls – Darvinique Dean, St Augustine’s College.

#Under-17 boys – Ross Marin, CR Walker.

#Under-20 girls – Quincy Penn, Moorse Island.Under-20 boys – Clinton Laguerre, St Augustine’s College.

#Most Outstanding

#Athletes on Field

#Under-14 girls – Tarjahnaye Green, Queen’s College.

#Under-14 boys – Tavaris Roberts, CH Reeves.

#Under-17 girls – Terrell McCoy, Windor High School.

#Under-17 boys – Joshua Williams, Tabernacle Baptist Academy.

#Under-20 girls – Lanaisha Lubin, Queen’s College.

#Under-20 boys – Johnathon Rodgers, CI Gibson.

#Most points scored

#Under-14 girls – Keyezra Thomas, Bishop Michael Eldon. U-14 boys – Zion Bradford, Sunland Baptist and Kamron Henfield, Queen’s College.

#U-17 girls – Jamiah Nabbie, Queen’s College.

#U-17 boys – Ross Martin, CR Walker.

#U-20 girls – Annae Mackey, Queen’s College.

#Under-20 boys – Emmanual Adams, CC Sweeting.

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