Brac mixed football team and St Ignatius take a group picture. The Brac team went on to win the game 1-nil and qualified for the finals where they lost to CASC 2-nil. (Photo by Mwangi Ngamate)
Madiso Bush-Couch, Amelia Gillispie, Andrew Fredrick and Jonatha Fredrick were some of Cayman Brac’s athletes who performed well in the CUC championships at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in George Town.
The athletes participated in most of the disciplines during the championships on Saturday, 10 May.
Andrew Fredrick won the boys’ 15-16 shot put by having a throw of 10.94 metres in his first attempt that proved to be the best after tossing 10.64 and 10.8 respectively.
He also took third position in throwing the javelin to a length of 27.6 metres.
Bush-Couch captured third position in the outdoor pentathlon by throwing the ball to a length of 24.83 metres.
In the girls’ 13-14 heptathlon Amelia Gillispie threw the ball 37.08 metres to take the first position. In the long jump she won by leaping 4.65 metres and came second in the shot put by throwing the mass to a length of 8.11 metres.
Ashley Zepata bagged the second position by throwing the discus 22.78 metres. Stephanny Reys competed in the over-17 women’s 800 metres, winning in 3:27.45 and grabbed the 1,500 metres race with a time of 7.10. She was second in the long jump after leaping 3.57 metres.
She also claimed the runner-up spot in shot put with a throw of 7.11 metres and threw 17.31 to take second place in javelin.
Johnatha Fredrick collected the silver medal position behind Andrew Frederick after a shot put throw of 9.28 metres. Jonatha held on to the fourth position in the javelin with a throw of 22.55 metres.