The Blake Track & Field team competed in the MPSSAA 3A State Championship meet on Friday, May 25th and Saturday, May 26th. Blake’s Boys team finished in 11th place and the Girls team placed 29th.
Cyan Peoples placed 8th for the Girls team in the 400m Dash. Noelani Phillips finished 6th in the Prelims of the 200m Dash, but did not compete in the Finals on Saturday.
The Boys were led by seniors Elias Boussouf and Moussa Sylla. Elias capped off his Blake career with a third place finish in the 300m Hurdles and placed 7th in the 110m Hurdles. Moussa finished in 2nd place in the Triple Jump and 5th place in the Long Jump.
One of the highlights of the meet for the Bengals was in the final race of the day for Blake. The Boys 4x400m relay team finished in third place. The team of Elias Boussouf, Khaleel Mondesir, Joshua Mims and Kwesi Owubah clocked a time of 3:23.22, which is the fastest time in Blake history. The previous record was set in 2002. A complete listing of school records can be seen here.
Complete results of the meet can be seen here.