Year-one Arts, Sciences and General Studies continued their dominance of track and field, when they ran away with the 2018 Quick-Cash Corp., National Lotteries Authority, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Community College Track and Field Meet, on Friday 23rd, March, 2018.
They amassed a total of 304 points. Year-two Arts, Sciences and General Studies placed second with a total of 224 points while the Division of Teacher Education took the third spot with 131 points. Year-one Arts, Sciences and General Studies also walked away with the male and female divisional honors, with a tally of 158 points in the male division and 110 points by their female counterparts.
Shantel Williams of year-two Arts, Sciences and General Studies copped the award for the Female Meet Champion with 42 points; winning the Long Jump event and placing second in the 100, 200 and 400m events. Darria Matthias, also of year-two Arts, Sciences and General Studies came in second with 30 points. Najima Burgin of year-two Arts, Sciences and General Studies grabbed the Male Meet Champion award with 23 points; winning the male Long Jump and placing second in the 100m event. Yonick Murray of year-one Arts, Sciences and General Studies placed second with 20 points.
Twelve records were broken during the event. In the female division, Darria Matthias eclipsed the old 200m mark of 25.34 seconds, as she ran 25.33 seconds. Matthias also set a new 60m record with a time for 7.79 seconds. The previous record stood at 7.90seconds. Tamara Woodley’s 59.49 seconds in the 400m race bettered the previous time of 1:03.93.44 seconds. Woodley also broke the 800m record which previously stood at 2:37.31 seconds, with a run of 2:36.38 seconds. Shantel Williams’ Long Jump of 4.78m, bettered that of 4.75m set in 2016. The sixth record broken in female division was in the High Jump event, this was broken by Angel Woods, who were jumped 1.40m, incing past the previous record of 1.30m.
Records in the male division were broken by Lemus Christopher in the High Jump event, as he surpassed the previous record of 1.85 meters with a jump of 1.90 meters. Yonick Murray broke the records in the 200m and 400m events, clocking a time of 22.17 seconds, bettering the previous 200m record of 22.53 seconds. His run of 49.85 seconds surpassed the previous 400m record of 50.66 seconds. The Male Shot Putt record of 11.52m meters was smashed by Tarique Compton and now stands at 12.56m. Year-one Arts, Sciences and General Studies cruised past the 4x400m relay's record time of 3:36.24 seconds as they ran 3:33.57 seconds in that event. The final record broken in male division was in the 4x100m by year-two Arts, Sciences and General Studies who got to the finish line in 44.34 seconds, faster than the previous record of 45.02 seconds.
In the much anticipated Cheerleading Competition, the Division of Arts, Sciences and General Studies outshone their opponents as they ran away with the title. The Division of Technical and Vocational Education placed second, while the Division of Nursing Education placed third
The Division of Teacher Education was the only participant in the Dee-Jay competition due to some technical difficulties.
SOURCE: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Community College