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guardian.co.tt Tuesday, May 2, 2017
T&T's Asa Guevara sported two
gold medals at the end of the Brutus
Hamilton Challenge held in Berkley,
California, on the weekend.
The Chaguanas-native mounted the
top of the podium after clocking 47.23
seconds in the men's 400 metres final.
Guevara later teamed up with his UTEP
squad to win the 4x100m in 40.42 at
the two-day meet.
The weekend before the local quar-
termiler placed third in the 400m in a
time of 46.81 at a meet hosted by his
university in El Paso, Texas. The relay
team also improved on its previous time
of 40.70 in placing second.
At the Lenny Lyles-Clark Wood
Invitational in Louisville, Kentucky,
local sprinter Peli Alzola had quite a
busy schedule as she faced the starter
in three events.
Alzola was part of the Western Ken-
tucky relay team that bagged a bronze
in the women's 4x100m in 45.19. Her
4x400m relay squad just missed out on
a medal placing fourth in 3:46.26. He
also lined up in the 200m and her time
of 25.24 placed the senior 13th overall
in the timed final.
Chelsea Anika Charles had a third-
place with her Arkansas-Little Rock
team in the 4x400m after they crossed
the line in 3:57.32 at the Memphis In-
vitational in Tennessee.
At the Drake Relays in Des Moines,
Iowa, there were a number of T&T
Olympians that competed including
Adidas trio Jehue Gordon, Renny Quow
and Sparkle McKnight. Also in action
was University of Missouri's Tsai-Anne
Gordon, the 2013 400m hurdles
World champion, competing was sixth
in the event in 51.93 while Quow lined
up in the 400m but did not finish the
race which also had Rio Olympic gold
medallist Grenadian Kirani James, who
placed sixth in 46.21 and eventual win-
ner American LaShawn Merritt (45.41).
while McKnight was seventh in 1:00.15
in the women's 400m hurdles special.
Joseph ran in the women's 100m dash
and her time of 12.18 placed her 15th
overall, not quick enough to advance to
the final. The sophomore was sixth with
her Missouri teammates in the 4x100m
relay in 46.39.
On Thursday, at ACU Wildcat Open
in Abilene, Texas, Mauricia Prieto and
her South Plains team won the 4x400m
relay in 3:43.02.
Glamorgan continued the
defence of its Flow Women's
Super League Division title
with a second win in as many
matches in the T&T Volleyball
Federation National League at
the Jean Pierre Complex, Mu-
curapo, on Sunday night.
Winners over long-time ri-
val the University of T&T, in its
opener, Glamorgan stormed past
Southern United Volleyball Acad-
emy 25-13, 25-16, 25-18.
Also on Sunday, West Side
Stars took its record to 2-0 when
it defeated West Side Dream Team
25-15, 25-11, 25-20 and UTT re-
bounded to beat Defence Force,
25-11, 25-12, 25-13 for a 2-1 record
In the Men's Super League Di-
vision, Glamorgan also pushed its
record to 2-0 after beating South-
ern United Volleyball Academy 25-
19, 25-16, 25-12 at Mucurapo on
There were also wins for Zenith
and Defence Force in the Men's
Zenith humbled Toco Youths
Volleyball Academy 25-12, 25-
19, 25-14 at the Eastern Regional
Indoor Sports Arena, Tacarigua,
and Defence Force got the better of
Titans 25-22, 18-25, 25-19, 25-19.
In the B Division, Glamorgan
rallied past Trendsetters 22-25,
25-8, 15-4 and Zenith punished
Police Volleyball Club, 25-16,
25-3 in the women while Central
Warriors battled past Police men
Sangre Grande Secondary's Anderson Subero clears the bar in the Boys' Pole
Vault open competition on the final day of the T&T Secondary Schools Track &
Field Championship at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, on Friday.
Guevara pockets two
Challenge gold medals
Glamorgan women spikes SUVA
FLOW SUPER LEAGUE DIVISON
Glamorgan bt Southern United Volleyball Academy 25-13, 25-16, 25-18
West Side Stars bt West Side Dream Team 15-25, 25-11, 25-20
UTT vs T&T Defence Force 25-11, 25-12, 25-13
Defence Force bt Titans 25-22, 18-25, 25-19, 25-19
Venue: Jean Pierre Complex, Mucurapo
Zenith bt Police Volleyball Club 25-16, 25-3
Glamorgan bt West Side Trendsetters 22-25, 25-8, 16-4
Central Warriors vs Police Volleyball Club 25-16, 25-22
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