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Joel Borland wins Digicell 4G LTE Valentine’s Tour Print E-mail
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Thursday, 16 February 2017 00:00

joel borland receving tour trophy.jpg - 135.38 KbThe Cycling Federation of Belize and Digicell 4G LTE sponsored the 2017 Digicell Valentine’s Cycling Tour. The tour commenced on Friday 10th February, with the Individual Time Trial and concluded on Sunday 12th February, with the Road Race for the Elite, Masters, Junior, Female and Youth riders.

The Road Race for the Elite, U-23 and Master riders started from San Ignacio Town to the Western Border in Benque Viejo and then to Leslie’s Imports at Mile 2 on the George Price Highway for the conclusion. This leg of the tour attracted some 43 riders with only 27 riders completing the journey.

At the end of the 4th and final stage of the tour, Tarique Flowers of Benny’s Megabytes Elite that capture first place. He was followed by Brandon Cattouse of Smart/Cray Western Spirit. However, it was Joel Borland of the Digicell 4G Elite Cycling Team that captured the overall tour. His overall cumulative time for the four stages was total at 8:12:45. Some 45 seconds better than the second best rider in the tour. This time sealed the victory for Joel Borland in the Digicell 4G Valentine’s Tour.

The second best rider in the tour was Ron Vasquez of Smart/Cray Western Spirit and his cumulative time was 8:13:30. He was followed by Nissan Arana of Westrac Alliance with a cumulative time of 8:13:37. Giovanni Jose Choto of Imani’s Team was the fourth top rider in the tour with a time of 8:14:18 and he was followed by Brandon Cattouse of Smart/CRay Western Spirit with a cumulative time of 8:14:47 to round off the top five riders in the tour.

The other top finishers in the tour included Juan Manuel Yapur of Team Yapurland in a time of 8:14:56. Yapur was followed by Tarique Flowers of Benny’s Megabytes Elite with a time of 8:15:00. And he was followed by Giovanni Lovell of Digicell 4G Elite Cycling Team with a time of 8:15:02 and he was followed by Oscar Quiros Jr. of Smart/Cray Western Spirit with a time of 8:15:37, and he was followed by Richard Santiago of Benny’s Megabytes Elite in a time of 8:15:42 to round off the top ten finishers in the tour.

In the junior category, some 36 riders competed in the 65 miles event with only 27 completing the course. At the end of 2:58:10 it was Nashen Ysaguirre of Cabral/Marin cycling Team that captured first place.

Second place went to Gian Lino also of Cabral/Marin Cycling Team in a time of 3:00:21. Third place went to Darnell Augustine from WKC Strikers and he was followed by Carlton Robinson also from WKC Strikers. The fifth rider to cross the finish line was Tevin Chaplin of Imani’s Team and he completed the event in a time of 3:04:01.

In the youth category, only four riders competed in the event, which was won by Jyven Gonzalez of Imani’s Team in a time of 3:07:00 and he was followed by Gian Lovell of Digicell $G Jr. Team and he was followed by Derrick Chavarria of Chavarria Cycling Team and his time was 3:08:52, while the fourth and final rider to cross the finish line was Joseph Tillett of Cabral/Marin Cycling Team in a time of 3:10:15.

In the women’s event, only six riders started the 48 miles event with all six riders completing the course. At the end it was Kaya Cattouse of C-Ray Cycling Team that captured first place in a time of 2:48:58. The second rider to cross the finish line was Alicia Thompson of Belize Bank Swoosh and she was followed by Patricia Chavarria of Chavarria Cycling Team. The fourth rider to cross the finish line was Taralee Ordonez of Belize Bank Swoosh and she was followed by Alicia King also of Belize Bank Swoosh to round off the female finishers in the event.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2017 15:39
 
New Road edge out Truckers in Aahmadiyya U-19 Basketball Tourney Print E-mail
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The Ahmadiyya U-19 Basketball Tournament continued on Sunday 12th February, 2017, at the Gateway Youth Centre with five games on the schedule.

In the first game of the day, Third World won over Belama Gators by the score of 53-56. The top scorer for Third World was Douglas Gentle with 16 points and the top scorer for the Belama Gators was Raymond Gongora Jr. with 19 points.

In game two, Chiefs won handily over Gateway by the score of 41-34. The top scorer for the Chiefs was Kyron Samuels with 10 points and for Gateway it was John Kelly with 12 points.

In game three, Bombers won over Spartans by the score of 49-35. Rick Herbert was the top scorer for Bombers with 10 points and Jason Arnold top score for Spartans with 14 points.

In the fourth game of the day, Police won over Raising Stars by the score of 46-38. The top scorer for Police was Deadre Arana with 20 points and Alphesus Crus top scored for Raising Stars with 15 points.
And in the final game of the day, New Road edged out Truckers by the score of 48-47. The top scorer for New Road was Philip Parks with 16 points while Karl Williams and Justin Bailey top scored for Truckers with 12 points each.

At the end of the day, Philip Parks from New Road was named the Player of the Week for week three.

 


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