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Elcock, Frederick and Serville notch Carifta standards
Jerod Elcock (QRC/Abilene
Wildcats), Timothy Frederick
(Vessigny Sec/Pt Fortin New
Jets) and Rae-Ann Serville (St
Pioneers) were the stand out
performers at the Sixth NAAA
Development Meet at the Larry
Gomes Stadium, Malabar, on
The trio sped to Carifta qualifi-
ers performances in their events.
Elcock dipped under the boys un-
der 20 200m standard of 21.40 sec-
onds when he won the event in a new
personal best of 21.26. Earlier in the
meet he also won the 100m in 10.73
seconds, missing the 10.60 standard.
Elcock recorded his fourth vic-
tory for 2017 season after he won
the 400m (49.49) at the Second
NAAA Development Meet at the
Hasely Crawford Stadium on Jan-
uary 14. He was also victorious in
the 100m (10.71) at the Fourth Meet
(Hasely Crawford Stadium-January
21). Frederick edged past the 22.05
standard for the boys under 28 200m
when he stopped the clock at 22.04
in winning the event at at the Sixth
Meet. He also captured the 100m in
11.03, 0.18 seconds short of the 10.85
Serville ran past the the girls under
18 400m standard of 57.00 with her
56.19 in winning section two of the
girls under 16 400m. Serville's time
may have well been the fastest time
of the three races but no time was
given for the runners in section three.
She is now a double qualifier after
he attained the 200m mark of 25.15
when he ran 24.82 to take the girls
under 16 half lap race at the second
meet on January 14.
Elcock and Frederick are now the
seventh and eighth local athletes
to achieving qualifying marks for
this year's Carifta Games in Wil-
liamsted, Curacao on April 14-17.
Shaquille Benjamin (Bishops High/
Kaizen Panthers), Rae-Ann Serville
(St. Joseph Convent-POS/Memphis
Pioneers), Asha James (Signal Hill
Sec/Zenith), Avindale Smith (QRC/
Abilene Wildcats), Jacob St. Clair
(QRC/Abilene Wildcats) and Ianna
Roach (Bishops Anstey/Memphis),
are the other qualifiers.
Benjamin was the first to hit a Car-
ifta standard when he matched the
boys under 18 high jump standard of
1.90m in winning the event at the
First NAAA Development Meet at
the Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet
on December 11. He then cleared
1.90 again at the Third NAAA Meet
(Dwight Yorke Stadium-January 15).
On February 6, he was over 1.90m
yet again in taking gold at Bishops
High School Sports Meet.
However, his performance is yet
to ratified by the NAAA. Asha James
was more than two metres over the
girls under 20 javelin standard of
39.00m when she won the event with
a mark of 41.48m at the Third NAAA
Meet. Smith zoomed under the 49.25
second standard for the boys under 18
400m when he clocked 49.06 at the
Fourth Development Meet. St Clair
ran inside the 47.80 clocking for the
boys under 20 400m with his 47.75
winning time in the men's 400m at
the 400m at the Fourth Development
Meet. Roach went over the girls un-
der 18 shot put barrier of 13.50 with a
13.62m effort on the first day of the
Fifth Development Meet a the Hasely
Crawford Stadium on January 28.
Tyrese Rawlins (Neon Wolves) and
Che Lara (Arima North Sec/Abilene
Wildcats) came close to attaining
qualifying standards at the Sixth
Rawlins clocked 14.76 in winning
the boys under 18 110m hurdles but
was 0.26 seconds off the 14.50 stand-
ard while Lara took the boy under 18
400m in 49.65, 0.40 seconds short
of the 49.25 time. Lara was also
second in the 200m in 22.18 (22.05
standard). Akidah Briggs (Toco Sec/
Toco Titans) and Clarence Hanni-
bal (Signal Hill Sec/Tobago Falcons)
came close to Carifta marks in their
PHOTO: ANDRE DE GANNES
Rae-Ann Serville-G U18 400m
n Jerod Elcock (QRC/Abilene Wildcats) B
U20 200m (21.40 sec)
-21.26 pb (Sixth NAAA Development Meet,
Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar,, February 5.
n Timothy Frederick (Vessigny Sec/Pt.
Fortin New Jets)-B U20 200m (22.05)
-22.04 (Sixth NAAA Development Meet,
Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar, February 5.
n Ianna Roach (Bishops Anstey/Memphis
Pioneers)-G U18 shot put (13.50m)
-13.62 (Fifth NAAA Development Meet,
Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo,
n Shaquille Benjamin (Bishops High/Kaizen
Panthers)-B U18 high jump (1.90m)
-1.90m ( First NAAA Development Meet,
Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, December
11; 1.90m (Third NAAA Meet Dwight Yorke
Stadium, Bacolet, January 15.
n Rae-Ann Serville (St. Joseph Con-
G U18 400m (57.00 sec) 56.19 (Sixth NAAA
Development Meet, Larry Gomes Stadium,
Malabar, February 5.
G U18 200m (25.15 sec)-24.82 (Second
NAAA Development Meet, Hasely Craw-
ford Stadium, Mucurapo, PoS, January 14.
n Asha James (Signal Hill Sec/Zenith)-G
U20 javelin (39.00m)
-41.48 (Third NAAA Development Meet,
Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, January 15.
n Avindale Smitth (Q.R.C./ Abilene Wild-
cats)-B U18 400m (49.35 sec)
49.06 (Fourth NAAA Development Meet -
Hasely Crawford Stadium, PoS, January, 21.
n Jacob St. Clair (Q.R.C./ Abilene Wild-
cats)-B U20 400m (47.80 sec)
-47.75 (Fourth NAAA Development Meet -
Hasely Crawford Stadium, PoS, January, 21.
QUALIFIERS TO DATE
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