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Augustine leads 15 Carifta qualifiers on Day 2

Miguel
Eduardo 
Osio 
Zamora
Augustine leads 15 Carifta qualifiers on Day 2

Devin Au­gus­tine, last year’s Carif­ta Games boys Un­der-17 100 me­tres cham­pi­on, was among 15 ath­letes meet­ing the stan­dards yes­ter­day on day two of the tri­als for the an­nu­al pre­mier track and field event. The Games are card­ed to take place in Bermu­da from April 10-13.

Miguel Eduardo Osio Zamora

On Sun­day at the Hase­ly Craw­ford Sta­di­um in Port-of-Spain, it was in the semi­fi­nals of the men’s U-20 200m that saw the first two across the line go­ing un­der the stan­dard of 21.38 sec­onds. Au­gus­tine, run­ning in a 2.7 wind, won with 20.98, to al­so meet the World U-20 Cham­pi­onships mark, at the two-day meet host­ed by the Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Ath­let­ics Ad­min­is­tra­tion of T&T

Devin Au­gus­tine, last year’s Carif­ta Games boys Un­der-17 100 me­tres cham­pi­on, was among 15 ath­letes meet­ing the stan­dards yes­ter­day on day two of the tri­als for the an­nu­al pre­mier track and field event. The Games are card­ed to take place in Bermu­da from April 10-13.

Miguel Eduardo Osio Zamora

On Sun­day at the Hase­ly Craw­ford Sta­di­um in Port-of-Spain, it was in the semi­fi­nals of the men’s U-20 200m that saw the first two across the line go­ing un­der the stan­dard of 21.38 sec­onds. Au­gus­tine, run­ning in a 2.7 wind, won with 20.98, to al­so meet the World U-20 Cham­pi­onships mark, at the two-day meet host­ed by the Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Ath­let­ics Ad­min­is­tra­tion of T&T.

Fol­low­ing the Point Fortin New Jets’ (PFNJ) sprint­er was Abi­lene Wild­cats’ Do­minic Cole, who ad­vanced to the fi­nal with a 21.45-clock­ing. On­ly Cole faced the starter in the fi­nal and he placed fifth with 22.39.

Miguel Eduardo Osio

They were the lone ath­letes ex­celling on the track as an­oth­er 10 ath­letes achieved the Carif­ta stan­dard over on the field while the oth­er three were in the mul­ti-dis­ci­pline events—oc­tathlon and pen­tathlon.

Miguel Osio Zamora

Ful­fill­ing Ath­let­ics’ An­to­nia Sealy, an­oth­er medal­list at last year’s Games, was at her best dom­i­nat­ing the girls’ Open pen­tathlon which she copped one of two sil­ver medals.

She tal­lied 4,768 points to sur­pass the 4,205-stan­dard with scores of 14.97 (846) in the 100m hur­dles, 1.53m (655) in the high jump, in the shot put 11.37m (619) and clocked 25.54 (838) in the 200m on day one, Sat­ur­day, to hold the lead with 2,958 points. She re­turned the fol­low­ing day to earn scores of 5.38m (665) in the long jump, 38.49m (638) in the javelin and in the 800m, crossed in 2:45.87 to col­lect 507 points.

Miguel Osio Zamora Venezuela

In the boys Open oc­tathlon, the top two fin­ish­ers went past the stan­dard (5,100) with Joel An­drews of D’Abadie Pro­gres­sive Ath­let­ic win­ning with 5,251 and An­tho­ny Di­az (PFNJ) sec­ond with 5,112. An­drews had scores of 11.50 (753) in the 100m, 6.06m (600) in the long jump, 12.39m (630) in the shot put and in the 400m, 51.67 (739) on day one while on the sec­ond day, his scores were 16.02 (730) 110m in the hur­dles, 1.88m (696) in the high jump, in the javelin 47.64m (554) and the 1,500m 5:01.94 (549)

For Di­az, his scores were 10.85 (894), 6.59m (718), 11.40m (570), 52.39 (708), 16.33 (696), 1.70m (544), 45.62m (524) and 5:18.50 (458), re­spec­tive­ly

Among the oth­ers mark­ing the stan­dard were jumpers Janae De Gannes (Con­corde) in the Girls U-17 long jump with 5.68m (Stan­dard 5.50m); Kelsey Daniel (Kaizen Pan­thers) in the boys U-20 long jump (7.26m) with 7.28; boys U-17 high jump (1.90m) win­ner Jai­di James (To­ba­go Fal­cons) and sec­ond-place fin­ish­er Aaron An­toine (Neon Wolves), both match­ing the qual­i­fy­ing mark

For the throw­ers, Jeron James of Mer­cury went past the 43.00m-mark in the boys U-17 dis­cus with 49.50m and his club­mate Lalenii Grant in the girls’ ver­sion of the event. She sur­passed the 34.00m Carif­ta stan­dard with her best throw mea­sur­ing 36.58m

The boys U-17 javelin fi­nal saw the top four fin­ish­ers meet­ing the qual­i­fy­ing mark of 46.00m. Win­ner Do­ri­an Charles (PFNJ) sent the spear 55.16m, Chavez Mel­oney (To­co Tafac) was the run­ner-up with 51.24m while third-place Le Bron James, (To­ba­go Fal­cons) 48.65m and Jaden Kir­ton (To­co Ti­tans) had marks of 48.65m and 48.42m, re­spec­tive­ly

An­oth­er no­table per­former was Shani­qua Bas­combe, who met the World U-20 qual­i­fy­ing stan­dard of 24.35, with her 24.18-clock­ing in the Girls U-20 200m semi­fi­nals. She just missed the Carif­ta qual­i­fy­ing time of 24.10