Ruebin Walters captured the men’s hurdles double at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships, in Arizona, USA, on Thursday.
Walters clocked 14.09 seconds to strike gold in the 110 metres hurdles. The Central Arizona College freshman was also triumphant in the 400m hurdles, getting home in 53.82.
Another Trinidad and Tobago/Central Arizona athlete, Hezekiel Romeo grabbed gold in the men’s shot put with a 17.60 metres throw.
At the Northern California Community College Championships, T&T/College of the Sequoias athletes, Theon Lewis and Ohdel James finished one-two in the men’s 400m final. Lewis clocked 47.53 seconds, while James got to the finish line in 47.65.
Lewis bagged bronze in the 200m in 21.58 seconds. And in the men’s 100m final, Ashron Sobers (10.70) and Holland Cabara (10.88) were seventh and 10th, respectively.
In Michigan, Tiffin University freshman Kevin Roberts produced a personal best effort of 15.00m to capture the Hillsdale Classic men’s triple jump title.
At the Georgian Court Last Chance Meet, in New Jersey, Odou Hazel clocked 48.42 seconds to seize silver in the men’s 400m.
In Maryland, Haysean Cowie-Clarke finished seventh overall in the Don Webster Invitational men’s 100m preliminaries in 11.08 seconds, the Coppin State University student earning a lane in the final. Cowie-Clarke, however, did not face the starter in the championship race.
At the Southland Conference Championships, in Louisiana, Sterlen Paul returned a time of one minute, 53.94 seconds to finish 10th overall in the qualifying round of the men’s 800m event. The top eight advanced to the final. And in the men’s 400m, Paul’s Abilene Christian University teammate, Osei Alleyne-Forte was 18th overall in 48.56 seconds.