The Somerville High Girls Track Team lost its first meet of the season to Malden by a score of 44-42.
The Girls finish their GBL season with a 4-1 record. Despite winning only 2 individual events, the Highlanders grabbed enough seconds and thirds to
keep the meet close right to the end.Winning their events for SHS were Melissa Sanon in the High Jump with a leap of 4’10” and Gabrielle Etienne who won the Shot Put with a throw of 34’11”. ” This is a young a dedicated team and I could not be prouder of the Girls effort against Malden” Next GBL competition for the Track teams will be the GBL Championship Meet on Saturday January 31 at the Reggie Lewis Center. Starting time is 4pm.
The Somerville High Track Teams traveled to Providence Rhode Island on Saturday January 17th to compete in the East Coast Championship meet. Gabrielle Etienne continued her hot streak in the Shot Put, placing 5th overall with another personal best of 36 8″. Brenda Nguyen set a personal best in the shot with her best throw of 28′ 1/2″ and not to be outdone, Iesha Guerrier set her personal best with a heave of 27’6″. Jennifer Bermudez ran the 400m with a great time of 70,22, Jackie Eloi competed in the 55m Hurdles with a time of 11.11. In the 55m dash, Frosh Youdine Felix led the way for the Highlanders with a time of 7.96, followed by Saragrace Magre at 8.23 and Jocely Pierre-Louis. The 4x200m relay team ran 2:01, running on the team was Catherine Nakato, Jehan Tavares-Mathurin, Katia Mathews and Saragrace Magre.