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Santos, Quitugua top U18 boys

TYLER Santos of Tinian Junior Senior High School and Traven Quitugua of Saipan Southern High School displayed their speed as they dominated the U18 boys division of the 2019 Public School System/McDonald’s All Schools Track and Field Championships held at the Oleai Sports Complex last Friday and Saturday.

Quitugua sprinting ability was unmatched as he was first to cross the finish line in the 100m clocking in a time of 11.37 and the 200m event at a time of 23.29 to grasp two gold medals.

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Charlie McDonald leads the race in the 1500m for boys U14 of the 2019 Public School System/McDonald’s All Schools Track and Field Championships held at the Oleai Sports Complex last Saturday.  Photo by James F. Sablan Jr.

Following up in the podium for the 100m were Agape Christian School’s Kobe Yang as he came in second place by a hair with a time of 11.95 and Marianas High School’s Oldie Roligat taking third with 12.34.

As for the 200m, Roligat earned a silver medal with a time of 25.00 while Saipan International School’s Robbie Schorr claimed third place with 25.26.

Although Quitugua stole the show in the short sprints, Tyler Santos bested him in the rest of the races bagging the remaining four events.

Santos started off in the 400m where he blasted through the tracks with a time of 53.75. He then continued on at the 800m clocking in at 2:16.41, and extended the distance at the 1600m with a time of 4:42.40 and finally at the 3000m with a time of 10:35.63 for four consecutive gold medals. Joining him at the podium was Quitugua at second and Yang at third in the 400m. ACS continued to rack in the points as Jonathan Xiong and Peter Wang filled the top three spots in the 800m and the 1600m while schoolmate Ray Qi joined in at the 3000m.

In the Men’s Long Jump it was Xiong who took his first gold medal as he soar a distance of 5.99 with schoolmates Yang and Arthur Liang joining in at second and third place.

KHS finally made the list as Francisco Kumuch topped the high jump with 1.65m followed by SSHS’ Glen Matalog and TJSHS’ JC Guinto. Kumuch also took the disc throw with a 30.80 distance beating Manuel Quitugua and Leorich Epity.

In the shot put it was Epity who took first place throwing a distance of 10.29 while schoolmate Devin Cing claimed the javelin throw with a distance of 41.75.