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Pulchan, Bailey claim Cross Country titles

Rachael Thomspon-King :: Trinidad Guardian :: 31.10.2018

Matthew Pul­chan sped across the line at the Queen's Park Sa­van­nah in Port-of-Spain to win the 6k at T&T Sec­ondary Schools Track and Field As­so­ci­a­tion Cross Coun­try and Health Fair on Sun­day.

The Point Fortin West Sec­ondary dis­tance run­ner, last year's 4K win­ner, clocked 22 min­utes and 19 sec­onds to emerge the over­all and the Boys Over-17 cham­pi­on in a com­pet­i­tive race which saw Iere High's Wes­ley Ram­per­sad cross in 22.29 to place sec­ond.

Ram­per­sad was the win­ner in the Boys' Un­der-17 cat­e­go­ry with Isa­iah May­ers, al­so of Point Fortin West, the run­ner-up and third over­all in a time of 22.44. 

In the girls' ver­sion, it was a race to the line and cross­ing first was East Mu­cu­rapo Janeil Bai­ley in 27.44, fin­ish­ing just ahead of Camille Lewis of San­gre Grande in 27.46 and third was Be­y­once Moses (Rox­bor­ough) in 29.33. Bai­ley was cham­pi­on of the U-17 cat­e­go­ry, Moses was sec­ond and Jean Marie Far­in­ha (Bish­op Anstey East) in 29.34.

In the 4K, over­all and boys Un­der-15 cham­pi­on was Kaled John (Point Fortin West) in 16.58, in sec­ond place was Bradley Pooran (Iere High, Siparia) in 16.59 and Migkayl Gaffor of Queen's Roy­al Col­lege (QRC) in 17.48 fin­ished third.

Among the girls, So­phie Pot­ter of the In­ter­na­tion­al School of Port-of-Spain (ISPS) won with a 17.31-clock­ing, run­ner-up was Kaya Rank­ine of St Au­gus­tine Girls' (18.02) and Kayleigh Forde (St Joseph's Con­vent PoS) was third in 18.18.


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