At the Charlotte 49ers Classic, Cayman’s Kemar Hyman and Tyrell Cuffy picked up the outdoor season where they left off the indoor season.
Both athletes easily achieved qualifying standards for the NAIA national championships as Cuffy cruised through the 100 metres preliminary with a blazing 10.59 seconds.
Finishing fifth in the final against tough competition, Cuffy now ranks first among all NAIA opponents.
Hyman and Cuffy then combined to represent King in the 200m.
Their times of 21.46 and 21.65secs respectively propelled them to the top of the NAIA national rankings.
David Hamil a teacher at Savannah Primary School started his outdoor season with some commendable times at the Miami Hurricane Invitational. He ran both the 100m and 200m with times of 10.85 and 22.12secs.
Carlos Morgan jumped 7.15m for second position at the Georgia Relays. His twin brother Carl was also in action at the meet and ran the anchor leg on the Middle Tennessee State University 100m relay and 200m relay. The team was first and third with a time of 40.77secs and 1min 25.79secs.
Junior Hines also started his 400m hurdles outdoor campaign at the Southern Mississippi Invitational with a provisional qualifying time of 54.89secs.
All athletes will be in action this weekend where they will be trying to lower their times, improve on their distance and make the A qualifying standard for the 2009 NAIA and NCAA Outdoor National Championships.