Zydon Lightbourne Furbert Breaks 2 BSSF Middle School Record

Two records were broken at the Bermuda School Sports Federation Middle School Track and Field Qualifiers at the Flora Duffy South Field Stadium at the National Sports Center.

Zydon Lightbourne Furbert started the day by breaking the Over 13 Boys 200-meter Record with an impressive time of 22.54 seconds. The Warwick Academy student would then finish the day by breaking the Over 13 Boys 400-meter Record with a time of 52.75 seconds. He also finished as the top Qualifier in the 100 meters.

Leydi Raynor and Jasmine Reid-Rubaine from Saltus claimed first and second in the Under 12 Girls Long Jump while Chaz Edmead, Jace Postlethwaite won Gold in the Under 12 and Under 13 Boys Long Jump events. Jordan Williams claimed two Golds by outjumping everyone in the Over 13 Triple and High Jump.

The Whitney Institute has kept within distance and hopes a successful day on the Track at the finals will give them a chance to win the championships. Hasim Ming showed his versatility by winning the Under 12 Boys Turbo Javelin. Ming will also be one of the favorites in the 800 and 1500 meters next Tuesday.

Whitney did well in the throwing events with Jacob Furtado finishing second in both the Discus and Shot, while Ariah Peets won the Turbo Javelin event. Bermuda High School's impressive medal haul on Day One has them lying in third place in the combined male and female point total. Milan Gibbons-Thomas was victorious in the Open Girls Triple Jump.

Amara Samuels and Taylor Washington won their respective Shot Put competitions while Avery-Paiva-Lowe won Gold in the Turbo Javelin The championships will conclude with more field events and all of the Track Finals next Tuesday, May 14th.