CRUSADERS EXCEL AT STANNER GAMES
NEW YORK, NY – Happy Martin Luther King Day! On Sunday, January 16th the Crusaders competed in the Stanner Games at the New Balance Armory in Fort Washington. NY. The meet was well organized, and the competition was intense. Many teams from the Tri-State area were present. There were three Freshman events, SMR (400, 200, 200, 800 meters relay), 55 meters and 55 meters hurdles. The varsity races were 55m, 300, 600, 1000, 1600, 4x200, 4x400, 4x800, Shot Put, High Jump, Triple jump, Pole Vault, and Long Jump. Medals were awarded to the top 5 athletes.
Our Freshman Girls gave all they had, but the varsity competition was overwhelming. We brought home 6 medals in the Freshman Girls races. Dakota Hickman won the Freshman Girls 55 meters dash and Kimaris Hickman took 4th place. Plus, Saniah Caldwell, Dakota Hickman, Kimaris Hickman & Candice Palmer won the Freshman Girls SMR (400, 200, 200, 800 meters relay).
Junior Dontae Lindo and Freshman Tristan Vega are showing great improvements! Dontae broke his (PR) personal record in the 600 meters and Tristan broke his PR in the 55 and 300 meters races. Great job to all that competed.
Our next meet is on Friday, January 21st, New Balance Games @ New Balance Armory in Fort Washington, NY.
Coach Winston Dinkins