EHS Roundup

EHS Girls Win Pair, Now 7-6

The Everett High girls basketball team moved above the .500 mark with a pair of victories this past week over Greater Boston League (GBL) rivals Malden and Chelsea.

Last Tuesday, the Lady Crimson Tide topped Malden, 46-39. Japhnie Pierre led Everett with a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds

Malaica Guillaume fell just shy of a double-double, hitting for nine points and pulling down 13 boards.

“The team shot big time free throws down the stretch and finished the game shooting 72% from the line,” said EHS head coach Riley Dunn.of her team’s 13-for-18 performance from the charity stripe.

“This was a battle from start to finish,” Dunn added. “It was a total team win — and our bench was full of energy from start to finish.”

Last Thursday the Lady Crimson Tide entertained Chelsea and earned a 58-32 victory.

Kaesta Sandy topped the scoring column with 13 points and grabbed  seven rebounds. Nehemie Joseph was all over the boards, snaring eight big caroms. Freshman Casey Martinez started her first varsity game and dropped in six points for the Tide.

Dunn and her crew have a big week ahead as they start the final one-third of their 2023 campaign and seek to finish with a .500 (or better) record that will earn them a spot in the post-season state tourney.

They were scheduled to host non-league opponent Lowell this past Monday and to journey to  Lynn Classical yesterday (Tuesday). They will return home to entertain Lynn English tomorrow (Thursday) at 6:00 and Somerville next Tuesday at 7:00.

EHS Boys Track Battles Somerville

The Everett High boys indoor track and field team put up a strong effort against first-place Somerville last Friday, but came up short by a score of 48-33 to the Highlanders.

The duo of juniors Jayden Prohete and Jalen Jones went 1-2 in the 50-yard dash, with both clocking a time of 6.0.

Jayden also captured the high jump with a personal record (PR) leap of 5’-10” to account for 10 points for the Crimson Tide.

The Tide also went 1-2 in the 300 dash behind senior captain Omar Marshall (38.9) and freshman Kayshaun Eveillard, who recorded a PR of 39.9.

Everett captured the 4 x 400 relay behind the quartet of Eveillard, Jones, senior Fludjy Moise, and Marshall.

Senior captain Angel Torres took second place in the 600 dash with a PR clocking of 1:39.3. Senior Matth Telson grabbed second spot in the 1000 with a time of 3:16.

Adding single points to the Everett side of the scoresheet with third -place finishes were: senior captain Shinay Aristhene in the hurdles in 8.7; senior captain Samuel Desir Mafouana in the mile with a PR of 5:19.8; junior Nischal Tamang in the 1000 in 3:21; senior Antony Cooper in the two-mile in 12:11; junior Donald Michel with a high-jump of 5’-8”; and junior Jason Stark in the shot-put with a throw of 33’-4”.

Coach Jehu Cimea and his crew were scheduled to close out their dual-meet season on Monday vs. Medford and then will trek to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston this Friday for the Greater Boston League championship meet.

Tide Tracksters Shine at MSTCA Meet

Coach Jehu Cimea brought a number of his crew to Sunday’s Mass. State Track Coaches Association Invitational Meet at which the Crimson Tide turned in some sterling performances.

Senior captain Omar Marshall sped to a new personal record (PR) in the 300 meter dash with a time of 37.91.

Junior Jalen Jones turned in PR in the 55M Dash with a clocking of 6.90 and fellow junior

Jayden Prophete likewise sprinted to a PR in a time of 6.94.

The Tide’s 4 x 200 meter quartet of Kayshaun Eveillard, Jalen, Jayden, and Omar sped to a PR with a time of 1:34.51,  which was good for 10th place at the meet and qualified them for the upcoming Division 1 State Meet.

EHS Girls Fall Short to Highlanders

Although the Everett High girls indoor track and field team came up short in their meet last week against Greater Boston League rival Somerville, a number of the Lady Crimson Tide turned in strong performances.

The trio of junior captain Nicole Brandao (9.4), senior captain Ida Bittaye (9.5), and senior Sophia Sousa (10.7) swept the 55-meter hurdles event.

The Lady Crimson Tide also swept the shot-put, led by junior Darrynn Desrameaux with a toss of 29’-4”. Junior captain Layla Betancur-Cardona was second with a throw of 28’-2.5” and senior Julianna Edwards was third with a distance of 27’-2”.

The duo of senior captain Nyla Crowder and freshman Emelly DeJesus went 2-3 in the 50 dash.

In the 300 dash, the combo of junior Victoria Macao (a personal record of of 48.6) and sophomore Yelsa Garcia (a personal record of 48.9) also went 2-3.

The high jump saw a unique three-way tie for second place, with Everett’s Crowder and Brandao divvying-up the four points (three for second and one for third) with a Somerville girl.

Contributing single points to the EHS side of the scoresheet with third-place efforts were sophomore Milena Antoine with a PR clocking of 2:08.9 and junior captain Suzanne Maharjan in the two-mile run with a time of 16:40.

The quartet of junior Alisha LaFontant, sophomore Zella Cannon, senior Selma Moutaouakkil, and Garcia added five points in the 4 x 400 relay.

Coach Jehu Cimea and his Lady Crimson Tide crew took on Medford this past Monday in their final GBL dual-meet of the season and will compete in the GBL Championship Meet Friday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.

Boys Basketball Now at 8-2 in GBL

The Everett High boys basketball team improved to 8-2 in the Greater Boston League with victories over GBL rivals Malden (63-59) and Chelsea (76-59) this past week.

The Crimson Tide entertained Lynn Classical last night (Tuesday) and then will trek to first-place Lynn English tomorrow (Thursday). They will travel to Somerville next Tuesday.

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