SKN edged out for OECS Track and Field championship title

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By Staff Writer

The OCES Track and Field Championship has been completed and the Federation’s athlets are disappointed that they missed out in bringing back the OECS title.

Team Manager Valerie Mason said the Federation lost to the home team the British Virgin Islands. She added that she was pleased that St. Kitts and Nevis competitors won medals but was disappointed over the loss of the major award.

“We lost by seven points and came in second place,” she said. “Another first and we would have attained the OECS championship title.”

Team St. Kitts and Nevis came home with three gold and two silver medals. The team won gold medals in the high jump because of talented Jermaine Francis who made a height of 2.16 m and Warren Hazel won the men’s 400 m hurdles. Tameka Williama captured double silver medals in the 100m and 200m while Antoine Adams won a gold medal in the men’s 200 m. The team also won the male overall title while finishing in second place overall.

Valarie Richardson-Mason will be team manager and Dalton Esdaille is her assistant. Here is a list of all athletes representing the St. Kitts and Nevis Teachers Union:

Under-9 Females: Shyan Richards, Genecia Samuel, Sebreena French, Alanah Davis

Under-9 Males: Malique Wattley, Tejuan Webbe, Xavier Morton, Kerwin Brookes

Under 11 Females: Kyema Rawlins Clarke, Kyella Rawlins Clarke, Uniqua Ponde,Brittany Francis, Jahzara Claxton, Kayzg Boyles

Under 11 Males: Michael Mason, Kevroy Nolan, Devaughn Mills, Jahkeel Henderson

Under-13 Females: Trishanie Warner, DeKrawnya McSheene, Kadetha Simmonds, Tyecia O’Loughlin, Ayazmia Dolphin

Under 13 Males: William Sharpe, Rafique Morson, Shamar Cannonier, NKosi DeCosta, Tyrone Mike, Zion Huggins

Under 15 Females: Ketriana Huggins, Keneah Romney, Cadence Stanley, Thaliyah Martin, Jasonna Williams

Under 15 Males: Royden Peets, Junior Rouse, Sharim Hamilton, Diondre McKenzie, Kalique Pemberton, Shedrock Isaac

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