Cuffy quick in 200 metres

King College’s Caymanian track athletes continued to post good performances at the Clemson Tiger Invitational last weekend.

Tyrell Cuffy placed first among the 54 competitors in the men’s 200 meter dash as he clocked 21.94 seconds,solidifying his automatic qualifying mark for the upcoming NAIA Indoor National Champonships.Kemar Hyman turned in the sixth-best mark in that event at 22.59.

At 60 meters, Tyrell posted a 6.93 in the prelims, and placed fifth in the finals at 6.98, while Kemar’s 6.97 prelim mark got him to the finals as well, where he clocked 7.03 for ninth overall.

Richard Ibeh ran 7.36 in the 60 meter heats, and Maxwell Hyman won his 400 meter heat in 52.93.

The Sunbelt Conference Indoor Track and Field Conference Championships will be conducted on 23-24 February at Middle Tennessee State University,and Blue Raiders Carl and Carlos Morgan will have an opportunity to get together with Ronald Forbes of Florida International University.

Ronald is presently tied for the second-best performance in NCAA Division I for the 60 meter hurdles this season,leads the conference with a mark of 7.68 seconds, and has qualified automatically for the national championship meet.He also has the seventh-best conference mark for the 200 meter dash.

Carlos Morgan is ranked 29th in the long jump in NCAA Division I,and first in the Sun Belt Conference, and he has attained a provisional qualifying mark for nationals.

Carl Morgan tops conference competitors in the triple jump, and is in fourth spot in the long jump.

Carl holds the 11th position in conference 400 meter dash standings, with Carlos 19th.

The three friendly rivals may possibly square off as members of their respective 4 x 400 meter relay squads.