EHS Girls Track Runs Past Somerville
The Everett High girls indoor track and field team swept to a 52-26 victory over Somerville last week.
“The girls came out ready to compete and we had great performances,” said EHS head coach Jehu Cimea.
Junior captain Nyla Crowder and senior captain Lakisha Kirnon were the top scorers for the Lady Crimson Tide with eight points each.
Nyla won the high jump with a leap of 4’-4” and took second place in the 50 meter dash with a sprint of 7.3 seconds.
Lakisha recorded a first-place finish in the hurdles with a clocking of 9.25 and grabbed second in the high jump with a leap of 4’-4”.
Crowder and Kirnon paced an Everett sweep in the high jump along with teammate Nicole Brandoa, who took third place with a jump of 4’-2”.
Senior throwing captain Alyssa Hurley won the shot-put with a toss of 25’-2.5” to lead an Everett sweep of that event with teammates Julianna Edwards (24’-7.50”) and Layla Betancur-Cardona (23’-3”).
“The girls’ throwing team has been consistent for us and has placed in every single meet this season,” noted Cimea.
Freshman Yelsa Garcia sped to victory in the 300 dash in 48.6; senior Nataly Anaya took first in the 1000 in 3:48; and sophomore Suzanne Maharjan won the two-mile with a clocking of 19:12.7.
Freshman Mariana Neves stepped up and ran to a second place finish in the 600 with a time of 2:40. Sophomore teammate Yasmine Laabadia took third in the 600 in 3:15.0.
Junior Ida Bittaye added three points with a second-place effort in the hurdles in 10.2 and Rejeana Guilaume likewise took second in the 300 dash in 49.0.
Gig Boyce contributed a point to the Everett scoresheet with a third-place performance in the 50 dash in 7.4.
The girls are scheduled to meet Chelsea this evening (Wednesday) in a contest that will be highlighted by Senior Night festivities.
Malloy Scores Eight Points for EHS Boys Track
Although the Everett High boys indoor track and field team came up on the short end of a 51-26 decision to Somerville last week, a number of the Crimson Tide turned in fine individual performances.
Senior Richard Malloy scored eight points with a first-place finish in the high jump with a leap of 5’-2” and a second place effort in the 50 dash with a sprint of 6.6.
“Richard has been one of our consistent athletes, placing in the dash and high jump at every meet,” said EHS head coach Jehu Cimea.
Senior Hector Guevara also achieved a first-place for the Everett cause in the shot-put with a toss of 34’-7.5”.
The Crimson Tide received key contributions from senior captain Wensley Mompremier, who took second place in the two mile in 11:27.1, and senior captain Brandon Ho with a third place in the 50 dash.
Junior Omar Marshall took second in the 300 dash in 41.0; junior Samuel Desir-Mafouana grabbed third in the mile in 5:43.3; and junior Matth Telson finished second in the 600 in 1:38.8.
“Omar, Matth, and Samuel have been consistent and placed in every meet this season,” noted Cimea.
Junior Shinay Aristhene scored a point with a third-place finish in the hurdles in 9.5 and junor Owen Beavil added a point with a third-place in the 300 in 42.3.
“The boys are looking forward to matching up with Chelsea Wednesday (tonight) on Senior Night,” said Cimea.
EHS Boys Hoop Ranked 13th in Poll
The Everett High boys basketball team vanquished two Greater Boston League opponents this week, Malden (72-40) and Chelsea (85-6), to remain atop the GBL standings with a perfect 9-0 record.
Coach Stanley Chamblain and his crew are 10-2 overall and are ranked 13th in Division 1 in the Boston Globe poll.
The Crimson Tide were scheduled to play Lynn Classical last night (Tuesday) and will travel to Lynn English tomorrow (Thursday). They will host Tech Boston Academy on Saturday evening at 7:00 and entertain Somerville next Tuesday, also at 7:00.
They will travel to No. Quincy next Wednesday.