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Two Syracuse runners secure individual wins at Big Red Invitational

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first_img Published on April 28, 2019 at 4:34 pm Contact Alex: athamer@syr.edu | @alexhamer8 Facebook Twitter Google+ In the penultimate weekend of the outdoor regular season, Syracuse was in action in two meets, highlighted by Kira Wimbert and Keith McAteer’s individual wins at the Big Red Invitational at Cornell on Sunday.In the women’s 400-meter dash, Wimbert (1:00.03) was followed by fellow freshmen Lily Worden (1:04.30) and Mariana McManus (1:06.07), who placed third and sixth, respectively. Wimbert (27.49) and Worden (28.17) also competed in the 200m dash, placing fourth and eighth, respectively. In the 1500m run Olivia Elston (4:58.20) finished fourth, and was closely followed by Kayli Jones (4:58.52) in fifth and Elizabeth Cultra (4:58.87) in sixth.On the men’s side, McAteer’s victory in 5000m run was the standout performance, with McAteer crossing the finish line 15:17.03. James Proctor (54.95) placed eighth in the men’s 400m dash, while Cameron Bailey (57.03) placed 11th.The Tom Jones Invitational kicked off in Gainesville, Florida on Friday, with Syracuse competing in several events. Andrew Aguilera finished 11th in the men’s 400-meter hurdles with a time of 55.52 seconds. In the 200m dash, Jordan Davenport (22.20) placed 33rd.Dasia Pressley (23.99) and Eunice Boateng (24.29) competed in the women’s 200-meter dash, finishing 21st and 27th, respectively. Alexis Crosby (24.75) placed 41st.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe action continued on Saturday, starting with the women’s high jump. Aviana Goode represented the Orange, finishing ninth with a best jump of 1.60 meters. Aguilera competed at his second event of the weekend in the men’s 110-meter hurdles, placing seventh with a time of 15.02 seconds. Chevis Armstead posted a DNF in the event.In the women’s 100-meter dash, Pressley (11.90) and Boateng (12.03) were back in action, placing 26th and 32nd, respectively. In the men’s 100m dash, Chris Tucker (10.70) placed 41st while Davenport (10.86) finished 49th.Up next for Syracuse is the final regular season meet at the Payton Jordan Invitational starting on May 4, before the ACC championship begins the following week. Commentslast_img read more

Ashgold beat WAFA to win first league title in 19 years

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first_imgAshantigold are Ghana champions again, it is official.It’s all celebrations in the mining city of Obuasi after Bashiru Hayford’s side defeated WAFA 1-0 at the Len Clay Stadium on Sunday afternoon to confirm their first league title since 1996.With a mere one match to go for all 16 Ghanaian top flight sides, Ashgold have guaranteed they will be crowned champions after notching three points that consolidated the 4-point advantage they had at the top of the standings ahead of the Match Day 29 fixtures this afternoon.Ashantigold now have 52 points and cannot be caught by second placed Aduana Stars who are now six points behind after only drawing at home to New Edubiase today.Ashgold were the first club to win the Ghana league when it went professional in 1993/94 and defended it twice in 1995 and 1996 but have not come close to a 4th title until now.Now Coach Bashiru Hayford who previously won the league with Asante Kotoko, dethrones the Kumasi side with Ashantigold and his personal second league title. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more