Seide, Jules Sprint to GBL Championships

Lucia Seide and Clarence Jules brought home Greater Boston League titles in the 55 meter dash at Sunday’s GBL Championship Meet held at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.

Seide out-sprinted the girls’ competition in the final, as she has all season, in a clocking of 7.55 seconds. Lucia also topped the field in the preliminary round with a time of 7.52.

On the boys’ side, Jules came in second in the prelims to a Somerville runner with a time of 6.74, but Clarence then showed championship form in the final with a clocking of 6.70 to claim the GBL crown, with the Somerville boy taking second.

Seide won her second first-place medal of the day as a member of the victorious 4 x 200 relay quartet that consisted of Seide, Victoria Chaparro, Dajana Tadic, and Rejeana Guillaume. Lucia then took a second-place in the long jump with a leap of 15’-5.75”. Altogether, Seide was one of the top scorers among the entire competition, earning 20.5 points.

Kira Gray also earned a second-place medal for coach Jehu Cimea’s squad with her shot-put throw of 28’-11”.

Other Lady Crimson Tide who earned medals were Lyanne Murphy with a third-place finish in the hurdles in 10:52; Lakisha Kirnon with a fourth-place finish in the hurdles in 10.85; Lelsye Rojas Rujel with a sixth in the mile in 7:07.30; Chaparro with a fifth in the 300 dash in 45.51; Ann Laurie Pierre with a fifth in the shot-put with her toss of 23’-4”; and Alyssa Hurley with a sixth-place shot-put throw of 22’-6.5.”

For the boys, Brendon Previlon earned a third-place medal with a dash of 38.15 in the 300. Teammate Mac Shillingford also won a medal in the 300 for his fifth place sprint of 38.41. Ryan Vu took fourth place in the long jump with a leap of 18’-4.5.”

Arthur Rosa scored a sixth-place medal in the two-mile run in 12:05, as did Justin King in the 55 meter hurdles in 9.17.

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