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Central Park takes lead on Day One of USATF Club Championships

7/12/2014
 
TACOMA, Washington -- Day One of the USATF Club Championships saw competition and dominance from several clubs on a beautiful day at Mt. Tahoma High School, Friday, July 11.

Central Park Track Club dominated the first day, taking leads in the men’s (89 points), women’s (83), and combined (172) standings. Erison Hurtault (New York City) won the 400 meters in 47.12 while teammate Elhadji Mbow (Bronx, New York) took second in 49.25.

Central Park took the top-five spots in the men’s 100m with Jermey Bascom (Springfield Gardens, New York) taking first with a 10.59. Paul Williams (Brooklyn, New York) came in at 10.76, Kevin Thompson (Brooklyn, New York) finished in 10.78, Andre Marcano (Brooklyn, New York) in 10.86, and Adrian Crichlow (Brooklyn, New York) rounded out the top five.

In the women’s 10,000m run, Club Northwest ruled the day, taking nine of the 10 spots, and Andrea Garvue (Seattle, Washington) took first in 3:07.22.

The women’s javelin throw was a tight competition between Monika Gruszecki (Edmonds, Washington) of Club Northwest dueling with Kateema Riettie (Stratford, Connecticut) of Central Park for the whole competition. Gruszecki took home the championship with a toss of 45.58m/149-6 on her second throw. Riettie took second with a 45.08m/147-10 toss.

Day Two of the USATF Club Championships continued today, for more information, click here. For full results, click here.

Tyler Stevenson
Communications Intern
Tyler.Stevenson@usatf.org


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