Maxford Pipe breaks the tape after a 1-minute improvement over his first race
Pipe’s College Classic Series win
sets up finale showdown
BY DEAN GREENAWAY
victory Saturday in the second Highland Spring College Classic Series race on
Virgin Gorda, sets up a showdown with Nicholas Laurac in the series finale on
November 6. Laurac who missed Saturday’s race, ended Pipe’s six race winning
streak in the series opener on October 2.
Pipe, the only
defending champion to rebound from an opening loss sliced one minute from his
first race to win in 11 minutes, 16.4 seconds. Defending champs Rhymer House and
the Parker Panthers were relegated to second and third respectively, in the
inter house Cross Country competition among the High School and Primary
divisions of the Bregado Flax Educational Center.
hadn’t trained leading up to the series before his loss, revealed that he spent
the two weeks between races training, which paid dividends. “The reason for the
slow times this year is because of a lack of training” Pipe said.
“I felt a
little cramp after I finished but that was no problem. At least I did a better
time than I did in the last which was an improvement,” he said. “I hope that in
the next race I’ll come a lot closer to where I was last year. I will train for
the next three weeks, because if I train, I will do a better time.”
In the Cross
Country category, the Bregado Flax Educational Primary Division Stallions placed
their first five runners in the top 10 for their second successive race. The
Leopards also beat defending champions Panthers as both teams fielded four
runners. In the secondary division, Harrigan fielded a full squad and had four
of their scorers in the top 10, relegating defending champs Rhymer into second
who was the fastest finisher in both Primary and Secondary Division—showing a 30
second improvement—said the race was a good one. “I was trying to beat Lyndon (Massicott)
but I had got a pain in my side,” the youngster said. “I’ve been doing a little
training, but not training that much. I need to do some training for the next
One Mile: 1. Makeda Fahie, 9 minutes, 53.1 seconds. 2. Keanu George, 9:59.3. 3.
Jonathan Christie, 11:09.0. 4. Ronishe Christie, 14:31.4.
Two Miles: Men:
1. Maxford Pipe, 11:16.4. 2. Lyndon Massicott, 12:38.2. 3. Curvin Andrews,
13:17.0. 4. Jamiel St. Rose, 13:55.7. 5. Hezron Simmons, 15:36.1. 6. Jawaan
Riley, 16:03.2. Women: 1. Sasha Creque, 19:28.5 2. Shirla Stevens, 20:39.1. 3.
Elita George, 28:36.9. 4. Michelle Christie, 33:49.0. 5. Ianthe Vanterpool,
35:16.6. 6. Larecia Young, 40:14.3.
Cross Country; Teams: Harrigan, (H), Rhymer (R), O’Neal (O). 1. Rickie Legair,
(O), 13:55.3. 2. Timon Robinson, (R), 14:36.4. 3. Darius Stevens, (H), 15:36.6.
4. Lucci Williams, (H), 18:35.3. 5. Lauren Williams, (H), 18:39.2. 6. Kishma
Tyson, (R), 19:47.3. 7. Kellin George, (O), 20:23.4. 8. Ronnisa Williams, (H),
20:53.5. 9. Vanessa Cooper, (R), 24:16.1. 10. Ciara Christian, (O), 25:34.6. 11.
Sasha Mackie, (H), 28:12.6. Points: 1. Harrigan, 31. 2. Rhymer, 17, (3
competitors). 3.O’Neal, 18, (3 Competitors).
Cross Country: Teams; Leopards (L). Stallions (S). Panthers (P). 1. Shervon
Anthony, (L), 13:27.3. 2. Li’Shaquah Fahie, (S), 16:09.1. 3. LeMannuel Fahie,
(L), 17:39.0. 4. Richard Norbrega, (S), 17:40.1. 5. Laverne Fahie, (L),
17:52.1.6. Akiel Forbes, (P), 19:22.4. 7 Ishma Williams, (S), 21:27.7. 8. Rachel
Clifton, (P), 21:51.1. 9. Tonya Vanterpool, (S), 22:05.6. 10. Vanessa Fontaine,
(S), 25:20.2.11. Natisha Ophelia, (L), 26:01.0. 12. Shermois Hodge, (P),
26:45.6. 13. Arlene Julien, (P), 27:28.8. 14. Janiel Jessop, (S), 28:17.1.
Points: 1. Stallions, 32. 2. Leopards, 20 (4 competitors). 3. Panthers, 39, (4
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