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Belizean athletes capture six Gold Medals in Central American Senior Athletics Championship Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 June 2016 00:00

kiana martinez winning gold in el salvador.jpg - 112.25 KbThe Belizean Team to the 17th Central American Senior Championship in Athletics returned home on Monday after participating in the championship that was held at the Jorge “Magico” Gonzalez Stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador over the weekend.

Belize’s contingent to the 17th Central American Senior Championship in Athletics consisted of some 21 athletes.

During the championship, Belize captured a total of 6 Gold Medals, 4 Silver medals and 2 Bronze medals while establishing 6 new records in the process.

Kaina Martinez captured the Gold Medal in the 100m event while establishing a new Central American Record of 11:56sec. She also captured the Gold Medal in the 4x100m relay. Martinez also picked up a Silver Medal in the 200m event in a time of 23.68sec. Tricia Flores picked up a Gold Medal in the Long Jump competition where she established a new meet record at 5.95m. Flores also captured the Gold Medal in the 4x100m relay.

The female 4x100m relay team members were Faith Morris, Samantha Dirks, Tricia Flores and Kaina Martinez.

Katy Sealy repeated as the Central American Champion in the Heptathlon Competition where she accumulated 4817 points in seven events over the 2 days. Sealy also established a new record in this event.

Itohan Aikhionbare picked up a Gold Medal in the Shot Put competition where she threw the shot for a distance of 15.67m. Aikhionbare also picked up a Silver Medal in the Discus competition where she threw the discus for a total distance of 47.40m.

Brandon Jones picked up a Gold Medal in the Triple Jump Competition where he also set a new record at 16.22m. Jones also picked up a Silver Medal in the 4x100m relay.

Apart from Jones, the other members of the Men’s 4x100m Relay Team are James Bregal, Shaun Gill and Mark Anderson.

Shaun Gill picked up a Bronze medal in the 100m event where he finished with a time of 10.97sec. And Belize’s other Bronze Medal came from Ashantie Carr in the Triple Jump event. Carr jump was 12.04m.

Meanwhile, Ashantie Carr who did not medal in the Long Jump competition established a new National record in the junior category with a jump of 5.42m.

We say congratulations to all the athletes that participated in the 17th Central American Senior Championship.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 June 2016 15:07
 
Mayan Man Warriors clip the Belize Bank Bulldogs in Firms Basketball competition Print E-mail
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The 2016 Belize District Basketball Association Firms competition continued on Friday 17th June, at the Bird’s Isle with two games on the schedule.

In the first game played, Mayan Man Warriors edged out the previously unbeaten Belize Bank Bulldogs by the score of 98-94. The top scorers for the Mayan Man Warriors were Winston Pratt with 27 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal; Marvin Skeet with 22 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal and Kevin Lorenzo with 16 points, 1 rebound and 2 steals. For the Belize Bank Bulldogs the top scorers were, Lincey Lopez with 21 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals; Roscoe Rhys with 20 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists and 3 steals and Marcel Orosco with 18 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.

In the second game of the night, Belize Water Services squeak pass over the Belize Telemedia Ltd by the score of 71-67. The top scorers for the Belize Water Services Ltd were Jamir Enriquez with 15 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals; Daron Gentle with 12 points, 4 rebounds and a steal and Akeem Trapp with 11 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals.

Meanwhile, the top scorers for Belize Telemedia Ltd were Devon Lozano with 17 points, 1 rebound, 3 assists and 2 steals; Jason Vasquez with 10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 steals and Lupito Acosta who also scored 10 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 5 steals.

The competition then continued on Thursday 16th June, 2016, with two more games on the schedule. In game one, Heritage Bank won over the Belize City Council Dragons by the score of 79-75. The top scorers for Heritage Bank were Andrew Ortiz with 20 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal; Felix Martinez with 18 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal and Kurt Burgess with 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal.

For the Belize City Council Dragons, the top scorers were Akeem Watters with 29 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals; Andrew Vasquez with 23 points, 9 points, 2 assists and a steal and Sydney Bradley with 8 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal.

In the final game of the evening, Atlantic Bank defeated the Civil Aviation Drones by the score of 62-58. The top scorers for the Atlantic Bank team were Ervin Orosco with 30 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals; Jermaine Tillett with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 3 steals and Cassian Flowers with 7 points and 10 rebounds. For the Civil Aviation Drones, the top scorers were Roger Reneau with 20 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 9 steals; Ernest Tench with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 2 steals and Francis Flores with 9 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist.

The competition will continue this coming weekend with a number of games on the schedule.

 


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