Girls Track Defeats Lynn English, 56-47
The Everett High girls outdoor track and field team remained undefeated in the regular season with a 56-47 victory over Lynn English last week.
The Lady Crimson Tide grabbed first place in six of the individual events, led by Lakisha Kirnon, who took firsts in the long jump with a leap of 14’-1/2” and in the 110 high hurdles in a time of 20.1 seconds.
Also topping the field in their respective events were Anaika Accilien in the mile in a clocking of 7:37.1; Leslye Rojas Rujel in the two-mile in 17:13.6; Eduarda Bernardo in the 400 hurdles in 1:22.8; and Alyssa Hurley in the javelin with a toss of 67’-2”.
Alyssa also added a point to the Everett cause with a third-place throw in the shot-put.
Second-place finishers for Everett were: Jessia Desouza in the discus; Nataly Anaya in the 800 run; Luca Jean Noel in the 400 dash; and Gig Boyse in the 100 meter dash.
Adding single points with third-place efforts were: Nyla Crowder in the 100 dash; Rejeans Guillaume in the long jump; and Victoria Macao in the javelin.
Coach Jehu Cimea’s girls squad completed their regular season with a perfect 3-0 record and now will head into the Greater Boston League championship meet today (Wednesday).
EHS Boys Pass Their English Test
The Everett High boys outdoor track and field team aced their meet last week with Lynn English to record a 69-46 victory over their Greater Boston League foe.
The Crimson Tide won seven of the individual events, led by Wensley Mompremier, who captured the two-mile run in a time of 11:49.8 and the 800 meter run with a clocking of 2:30.9.
Also topping the field in their individual events were Brendon Previlon in the 400 hurdles in 1:01; Samuel Desir-Mafouana in the mile in 5:54,5; Mervens Amazan in the high jump with a leap of 5’-2; Brandon Ho in the triple jump with a final landing of 34’-6.5”; and Adam Penaflor with a long jump of 16’-9.5”.
The trio of Amazan (100 dash), Previlon (200 dash), and Penaflor (high jump) also took second places to account for eight points each on the day.
Ho added a point for a six-point day with a third-place effort in the long jump to complete an Everett sweep of that event.
David Gutierrez Ospina added six points to the Everett side of the scoresheet with second-place performances in both the shot-put and discus.
Adding three points to the Everett tally with second-place efforts were Carlos Perez in the long jump (Carlos also took third place in the 200 dash); David Matthias in the 400 dash (David also took a third in the javelin); and Anthony Cooper in the mile.
Rounding out the scoring for Everett were Samy Lamoth with a third in the 100 dash and Nicholas Freitas with a third in the 800.
Previlon competed in the Division 1 State Meet this past week, having qualified in both the 200 dash and 400 hurdles. Brendon finished 13th in the 200 with a time of 23.67 and 22nd in the 400 hurdles in 63.74.
Coach Jehu Cimea and his crew will compete in the GBL Meet today (Wednesday) to conclude their 2021 campaign.
Rose Jean-Pierre Wins Match in GBL Tourney
The Everett High girls tennis team competed in last week’s championship tourney of the Greater Boston League in which each school sent its top singles player and its number one doubles team to compete in a format of eight-game pro sets.
Senior Rose Jean Pierre represented the Lady Crimson Tide at singles and Luisa DaSilva and Yasmine Laabadla represented Everett at doubles.
Rose took on the top singles girl from Revere and earned a win in the first round of the tournament in a nail-biter, taking the set to 8-8, which called for a tiebreaker where she came out on top winning, 7-3.
The victory took Rose to the semifinals. There she was matched up against a highly-skilled opponent from Medford where she fought hard in a lot of the games, but ended up falling short 8-0.
The tenacious duo of Dasilva and Laabadla were matched up against an experienced pair from Malden, and while they fought hard the entire set, they fell short by a score of 8-0.
“The whole team did an amazing job this season and we really want to thank our seniors for a great season,” said EHS head coach Courtney Meninger. “We have a lot of potential for the up and coming years.”
EHS Baseball Team Competes in State Tourney
The Everett High baseball team took on the Tigers of Newton North in the opening round of the Division I North Sectional of the MIAA state tourney last week and came up on the short end of a 9-1 decision.
The Crimson Tide spotted the Tigers an early 2-0 lead, but cut the deficit in half when Brian Gibbs was able to score on a failed pick-off attempt.
Freshman Justin Longmore got the start, and held the Newton North bats at bay in the early going, However, five walks and three hit-batsmen led to seven Tiger runs.
“Our kids fought hard, and for the first three innings, it was a close game,” said EHS head coach Joel Levine. “That was Newton North’s 18th game of the season, while it was only our ninth.
“Although the culmination of our pandemic-shortened season consisted of walks leading to runs and some untimely lack of hitting, I’m excited for the future with this young group of talented players.” Levine added.
EHS Boys Tennis Competes in GBL Tourney
The Everett High boys tennis team competed in the Greater Boston League tournament last week in which each school sent its top singles player and its first doubles team.
Senior captain Jeffrey Delgado represented the Crimson Tide in the singles part of the tourney and the junior duo of Atlan Linford and Angel Campos represented Everett in the doubles portion.
“Although our players lost in the first round, it was a great experience to see and play against some of the best talent in the league,” said EHS head coach Greg Bluestein. “Our young competitors have a lot of heart and are trying hard to improve. They learned a lot and are looking forward to next season.”