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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Apr. 16, 2018 1 year ago

Sidelines: Bucs dominate in district meet

Also in the Observer: Halifax Rowing competes in Sculling State Championships
by: Ray Boone Sports Editor

The Mainland Buccaneers' boys and girls track teams competed in the 3A District 6 meet on April 14 at Matanzas High School, with both teams taking first overall. Here are the results:


  • 100-meter dash: Cydney Wright 12.85 (1st), Camron Wright 13.09 (2nd), Shaniya Wilder 13.22 (3rd)
  • 200-meter dash: Cydney Wright 26.39 (1st), Shaniya Wilder 26.69 (2nd), Camron Wright 26.80 (3rd), Acura Graves 26.80 (4th)
  • 400-meter dash: Grace Hawryluk 1:02.12 (2nd)
  • 800-meter run: Jordan Elder 2:37.93 (4th)
  • 100-meter hurdles: Jordan Cooper 17.92 (2nd)
  • 4x100-meter relay: Relay Team 49.98 (1st)
  • 4x400-meter relay: Relay Team 4:23.77 (2nd)
  • 4x800-meter relay: Relay Team 10:21.09 (1st)
  • High jump: Jessica Denton 1.45 meters (3rd), Jourdan Cooper 1.4 meters (4th)
  • Long jump: LeeAnn Kent 4.85 meters (4th)
  • Triple jump: Jessica Denton 9.31 meters (2nd), Traci McClary 9.08 meters (3rd), Sania Times 8.8 meters (4th)
  • Discus: Tyneshia Whipple 26.16 meters (2nd), Cherish Lents 23.57 meters (4th)
  • Shot put: Whipple 8.88 meters (2nd)


  • 100-meter dash: Latavies Sylvester 11.36 (2nd)
  • 200-meter dash: Steffan Mallory 23.57 (1st)
  • 400-meter dash: Demarcus Adams 49.43 (1st), Mallory 49.47 (2nd), Elijah White 40.87 (3rd), Malcolm Reed 51.48 (4th)
  • 800-meter run: Richard Kamara 2:06.55 (3rd)
  • 110-meter hurdles: Demarcus Adams 14.55 (1st), Lindon Cooper 16.55 (2nd)
  • 300-meter hurdles: Lindon Cooper 41.72 (1st), Raheem Ellis 42.92 (2nd)
  • 4x100-meter relay: Relay Team 43.19 (2nd)
  • 4x400-meter relay: Relay Team 3:25.26 (1st)
  • 4x800-meter relay: Relay Team 8:26.82 (1st)
  • High jump: Nathaniel Dell 1.7 meters (1st), Jose Aquilar 1.6 meters (3rd), Osvaldo Acosta 1.55 meters (4th)
  • Long jump: Sylvester 6.72 meters (1st), Dell 6.58 (2nd), Adams 6.57 meters (3rd)
  • Triple jump: Mallory 13.02 meters (1st), Adrian Rivers 12.38 meters (2nd), Aquilar 12.25 meters (3rd)
  • Shot put: Kevon McCrary 12.32 meters (3rd)

Sandcrabs tennis player signs with Division I school

Seabreeze senior Elizabeth Gibbons will be playing Division I tennis for the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. In addition to being the No. 1 player on Seabreeze's tennis team, Gibbons is academically in the top 4% of her graduating class and is vice president of the National Honor Society, president of Florida Future Educators of America and a graduate of the highly selective Tomorrow Leaders Program, from the FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools.

Halifax Rowing competes in Sculling State Championships

The Halifax Rowing junior team headed to Sarasota on April 14 for the Sculling State Championships. Here are the results:

Ben Herstein (senior - Mainland) and Bret Bay (senior - Seabreeze) finished sixth overall in the varsity men's double. Vince Leffler (junior - Spruce Creek) and Zack Stapleton (senior - Seabreeze), competing in the men's lightweight double, finished .2 seconds out of the finals and 6th in overall time. Julia Van Cleef (junior - Spruce Creek), Brooke Bell (junior - Spruce Creek), Elisa Maneke (junior - Spruce Creek) and Emma Dominguez (sophomore - Spruce Creek) finished in 15th place in the girls junior 4x and Thomas Spelmans (freshman - Seabreeze), Eli Coleman (sophomore - Seabreeze), Dylan Anderson (sophomore - Seabreeze) and Armeen Khazree (freshman - Spruce Creek) finished in 17th place in the boys junior 4x.

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