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MCS leads U9 all schools sprints categories

MOUNT Carmel School currently leads in sprinting in the U9 division of 2019 Public School System/McDonald’s All Schools Track and Field Championships as their students has topped nearly event category during last Wednesday’s event held at the Oleai Sports Complex.

Starting the MCS list of first place finishers was Jayson Tagabuel who clocked in a time of 9.69 in the 60m sprints claiming first place in heat 2. Following his footsteps were Kobler Elementary School’s Danny Defang with a time of 10.32 and schoolmate Tanner McClure with 10.7.

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The U9 students races in the 60m sprints during last Wednesday’s event of the 2019 Public School System/McDonald’s All Schools Track and Field Championships held at the Oleai Sports Complex.  Photo by James F. Sablan Jr.

In heat 1 it was Saipan International School taking first place thanks to 8-year old Kelley McCallion clocking in a time of 9.61 followed by San Vicente Elementary School’s Zuriel Abejo with 10.52 and KOB’s Daniel Joshua at 10.73 to complete the top three lists.

MCS continued to shine as they claimed both heat 1 and 2 in the 100m sprint with Arstin and Jayson Tagabuel earning their second first place finishes. Zuriel Abejo and Kelley McCallion also remained a threat finishes second in heat 1 and 2 respectively.

Jayson Tagabuel was still no match as he rushed past his third first place finish at the 200m sprint taking heat 2 with a time of 32.36 to keep MCS at a safe spot. However it was McCallion that kept SIS alive he took heat 1 with a time of 32.54.

In the U7 division it was KOB that mostly took over.

In heat 2 and 3 of the 100m it was Jephda Hong and Worthy Defang that marked KOB’s first place seat with a time of 16.25 and 19.57 respectively. In heat 1 it was SVS’ Jeffrey Pangelinan that pulled through with the first place finish clocking in a time of 19.68.

Defang and Hong continued to look forward as they also topped the 200m sprint with a time of 40.03 and 39.65 in heats 1 and 3 while SIS’ Oliver McCallion claimed heat 2 with a time of 39.65.

In the older U11 division it was a fairly even spread between schools.

In heat 1 of the 60m sprint it was Saipan Community School’s David Ye that crossed the finish line first with a time of 9.64 while KOB’s Jezpher Navarro took heat 2 with a time of 9.68.

KOB added another point to their book as Navarro earned his second 1st place finish with a time of 15.78 in the 100m followed by SIS’ William Lee with a time of 16.09 and SCS’ Eugene So at third place with 16.64.

SIS recovered at the 200m as Lee took heat 1 with a finish time of 33.51 but WSR made the list as Jerry Faimaw clocked in a time of 35.37 to claim heat 2.