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Colthrust heads double winners NAAA dev meetTrinidad Guardian :: 28.01.2017
Aeisha Colthrust of Neon Wolves was among six double winners at the fourth National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA) development meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium inMucurapo last Saturday. She captured the women's 100 metres hurdles in 16.18 seconds and long jump (5.07m).
The Holy Faith Convent-Couva graduate was a triple winner at the second NAAA meet at the same venue on January 14 where she was victorious in the women's 100m hurdles (16.21), long jump (5.23) and high jump (1.45).
Josynia Fifi (Toco Secondary/Toco Titans), Cheziah Phillip (Toco Secondary/Toco Titans), Renne Stoddard (Providence Girls/Speed Factory), Shauna Downey (UWI) and Elizabeth Galera (Burnley) all won two titles.
Fifi copped the girls Under-16 shot put (11.54) and discus (19.49). Last year's Secondary Schools Girls U-16 shot/discus winner recorded her third win in the NAAA development meets after her victory in the shot put (11.43) at the second development meet.
Phillip secured the girls U-18 400m (1:01.16) and 100m hurdles (14.91). The 2015 Carifta girls U-18 400 hurdles bronze medallist notched her second win in the 100m hurdles after she claimed gold at the second development meet in (14.92).
Stoddard ran away with the women's 100m (12.35) and 400m (57.71). In her one lap victory the 2016 Carifta girls U-20 4x100m bronze medalist improved on her 58.35 clocking in her victory at the second meet. She beat Jerisa James (Bishops Anstey/Memphis Pioneers) into the second place for the second straight time.
Downey, the 2010 girls U-17 discus winner, landed the women's shot put (11.63) and discus (34.63) titles. Several athletes recorded consecutive wins as well as Jenna-Marie Thomas (IG Fastlane) won the girls U-10 60m in 9.24. Her winning time was shy of the 9.17 clocking she posted in her triumph in the event at the second meet.
Antonio Smith (Abilene Wildcats) captured the boys U-12 80m (11.29). He was joint fastest with club mate Daeshaun Cole at the second meet in 11.19.
Ayelle Joseph (MAP) won the boys U-18 100m (11.18) to add to his victory in the boys U-16 100m (11.27), two weeks earlier. Antonia Sealey (Cedros Secondary/Unattached) record her fourth win of the season when she took the girls U-18 long jump (4.99) and missed on a fifth win when she had to settle for second in the girls U-18 100m hurdles (15.01) behind Phillip. At the second meet, the 2016 Pan American Combined Cup girls U-18 heptathlon silver medalist, won the girls U-18 long jump (5.08), shot put (10.82) and javelin (35.06).
Multiple Carifta medallist Akidah Briggs (Toco Secondary/Toco Titans) captured the girls U-20 shot put (11.78), just short of her 12.17 victory at the second meet. Tyrese Rawlins (Neon Wolves) raced to back-to-back wins in the boys U-18 100m hurdles, first clocking 15.74 on January 14 and then improving to 14.98 on January 21. Josiah Edwards (QRC/Abilene Wildcats) leaped to consecutive victories in the boys U-18 long jump (6.30). Jerod Elcock (Abilene Wildcats) won the men's 100m in 10.7.
Xea Bruce (Toco Sec/Toco Titans) beat the field the girls U-16 400m (1:00.26) improving from her second place finish at the second meet. Girls U-16 100/200m winner at the second meet, Rae-Ann Serville (St Joseph Convent-POS, had to settle for second in the girls U-16 100m. Serville finished second quickest (12.55) behind Shaniqua Bascombe (Cougars) 12.41.
The fifth development meet (Combined Events) is set for the same venue today and tomorrow.
Tyrse Rawlins of Neon Wolves won the boys U-18 110m hurdles in 14.98 seconds at the fourth NAAA development meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain last Saturday.