Home' Trinidad and Tobago Guardian : April 6th 2018 Contents Zenith's Tyriq Horsford won gold
for a fourth consecutive time at
the recently concluded Carifta
Games in the Bahamas.
Horsford continued his domi-
nance in his pet event by outclass-
ing the Under-20 javelin ield with
a 68.13 metres throw.
Horsford was one of three To-
bagonian javelin throwers who
won gold medals at the 47th edi-
tion of the championships, which
was held at the Thomas A Robin-
son National Stadium in Nassau.
The others were Veayon Joseph
(Boys' U 17) and Talena Murray
Tobago athletes Savion Joseph,
Konnel Jacob, Franklyn Stanis-
laus, Sa iya John and Ako Hislop
also accounted for ive of the six
silver medals won overall by T&T,
who inished third with 17 medals
inclusive of four gold and seven
Kymoi Noray was Tobago's lone
bronze medal winner.
Jamaica topped the other 25
Caribbean nations with a medal
haul of 82, while host country Ba-
hamas inished second with 35.
Some 600 athletes competed in
65 events at the games.
Friday, April 6, 2018
Stokely Vale lifts
Moriah league title
Stokely Vale were crowned cham-
pions of the inaugural Moriah Vil-
lage Football League last Saturday
at the Moriah Recreation Ground.
The Plymouth-based team en-
tered the inale against Castara
Goal City with an unblemished re-
cord and kept it intact with a hard
fought 3 2 win.
Kwame McDougall banged in
a double while Tobago Football
Association Player of the Year
Lashawn Roberts added the other
item for the winners.
Finding the net for Castara were
Kayode Legall and Anderson Tay-
Mason Hall Police Youth Club
meanwhile steam rolled Mt Grace
5 0 in the battle for third place.
Tyronne Manning accounted for
four of the winning items. Man-
ning was later named the league's
Golden Boot winner for his eight
However, the MVP award went
to Stokely Vale's Travis Winches-
ter.Golden Lane got the Most Disci-
plined team award.
The winning team walked away
with $7,000 while the losers got
$5,000 and third place pocketed
Thomas ton takes team into 40-over play-offs
Iraq Thomas starred last the week-
end in the Tobago Cricket Associ-
ation's (TCA) 40-overs play-off
The Scarborough/Mason Hall
player smashed an unbeaten 156
to help his team cruise past Ca-
naan/Bon Accord United at Shaw
After being asked to bat irst,
opener Thomas hit ten sixes and
eight fours as Scarborough/Mason
Hall posted a competitive 256 for
Ancil Nedd was the pick of the
bowlers for Canaan/Bon Accord
with two wickets for 52 runs.
In reply, Canaan/Bon Accord
crumbled for 118 with left arm
spinner Jaime Boyce grabbing
four wickets for 21 runs. Only Mar-
cus Daniel with 36 and Antonio
Providence with 32 had any score
With the win, Scarborough/
Mason Hall secured direct passage
to the inal.
Canaan/Bon Accord will now
have to tussle against Club Crusoe
for another opportunity to get to
Meantime, Leron Lezama also
notched a century of his own.
The left-handed opener hit 108
as Crusoe compiled a mammoth
294 for six in their allotment of 40
overs against Police.
Jason Persaud chipped in with
71.In their turn at the crease, de-
fending champions Police surren-
dered meekly, handing Crusoe
victory by 87 runs. Medium pacer
Glenon Sharpe picked up four
wickets for 39 runs.
8 girls in Concacaf
Eight Tobago girls have made the
short-list of players throughout
the country who are to receive
additional training to join the Na-
tional Under-15 Girls' Elite Squad.
The players are Ashante Cam-
bell, Gamelia Waldron, Derisha
Bristol, Jelese Alexander and
J'Nelle Trim, Aaliyah Alvarez,
Darrianne Henry and Twinkle
The squad of eight started train-
ing with their other colleagues
last Friday at the Hasely Craw-
ford Stadium and will continue
three days per week until July in
preparation for the Confedera-
tion of North, Central American
and Caribbean Association Foot-
ball Under-15 Girls' Tournament
in July 2018. The girls have now
gone into an Easter vacation
camp which will run until April
11.Parents of the girls expressed
special appreciation to THA Sec-
retary for Sports Jomo Pitt for
facilitating airline tickets for each
child and one parent per training.
Tobago Football Association pres-
ident Anthony Moore and TTFA
secretary Justin Latapy will be
making every effort to assist with
all other logistical arrangements
for the safe and smooth travel of
the girls for the next ive months.
Horsford a 4-time
Safiya John ... bagged multiple medals
PICTURE ALLAN V CRANE
Tobago Under-15 hopefuls left to right (back row) Ashante Cambell,
Gamelia Waldron, Derisha Bristol, Jelese Alexander and J'Nelle Trim. Front:
Aaliyah Alvarez, Darrianne Henry and Twinkle Thomas.
Tyriq Horsford -- Boys' U-20
Talena Murray -- Girls' U-20
Veayon Joseph -- Boys' U-17
Ako Hislop, Onil Mitchell, Timothy
Frederick, Tyrell Edwards -- Boys'
U-20 4x100m relay.
Savion Joseph -- Boys' U-17 long
Franklyn Stanisclaus -- Open
Safiya John -- Girls' Long Jump,
Heptathlon & Javelin Throw
Konnel Jacob -- Boys' U20 shot put
Kymoi Noray -- Girls' U-20 Javelin
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