Berkeley Wins Senior School Track & Field

March 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

The Berkeley Institute defended their Senior School Track and field championships in convincing fashion on Thursday evening at the Dame Flora Duffy National sports Centre.

A spokesperson said, “Berkeley were runaway winners as they collected 665 points in the win. Warwick Academy finished a distant second with 397.5 points with Saltus Grammar School rounding out the top three with 334 points.

“Recent CARIFTA games qualifiers dominated the under 16 girls division. Saltus Grammar School’s Jaeda Grant was the top performer in the division capturing three golds in the 800m, 1500m and 3000m races. Berkeley’s Lashee Jones won double gold in the 100 and 200 meter events while finishing fourth in the long jump. Schoolmate Kalila Daley finished in second to Jones in the 100 and 200 meters while also finishing in second in the 400 meters. Tatiana Sousa from Warwick Academy won the javelin event while finishing second in the discus and fourth in the shot put.

“The Berkeley Institute’s Kyah Richardson was named champion boy in the under 16 division. Richardson was victorious in the long jump and finished second in the 100 meters and third in the 200 meters. Other top performers in the division were Zaki Gibbons-Deshields from CedarBridge Academy, Luke Horan from Warwick Academy, Somersfield Academy’s Jackson Langley and Saltus’ Malik Paynter. Gibbons-Deshields leapt his way to gold in the high jump and also won the javelin. Paynter won the 100 and 200 meter sprint double while Langley outran everyone in the 150 and 3000 meter races. Horan fell second to Gibbons-Deshields in the javelin and won the discus event.

“Chinae Dickenson-Desilva from Berkeley earned sprinting bragging rights by winning the 100, 200 and 400 meters. Warwick Academy’s Adriana Argent finished second to Dickenson-Desilva in the 400 meters but then went on the win the 800 and 1500 meter events. Schoolmate Daria Desmond won the 3000 meters and finished second the Argent in the 1500 and 800 meters. CedarBridge Academy’s Dominique Brown won the javelin and shot put while finishing fourth in the discus. Berkeley’s I’Aura Golding was a double winner in the long jump and triple jump.

“Warwick’s Jake Smith ran away with the over 16 boys title after winning the 800, 1500 and 3000 meter races. School mate and fellow CARIFTA qualifier doubled up wins in the 100 and 200 meters. Matthew Banner also collected points for Warwick with three second place finishes in the three throwing disciplines.”

The full Senior School Track and Field Results follows below [PDF here]:

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