Medal Haul At Cccan

BAHAMAS Aquatics continued their medal haul at the 2018 CCCAN Championships.

The Under-16 Water Polo team concluded tournament play with a silver medal and secured Youth Pan Am Games qualification in El Salvador, while performances in the 50m butterfly led the way for the swim team on night three in Aruba.

In the gold medal match, the water polo side suffered an 8-7 loss to Puerto Rico. It was their second loss of the tournament to Puerto Rico after they fell 13-8 on opening day.

The U-16 Water Polo team continues their path toward Youth Pan Am qualifications and advanced to today's gold medal match with a 10-4 win over Costa Rica last night. Team Bahamas finished the preliminary round with a 13-11 win over Trinidad and Tobago. They opened tournament play on day one with a 15-4 win over Costa Rica and the aforementioned loss to Puerto Rico. On day two they defeated El Salvador 18-11 to advance to the semis against T&T.

Lamar Taylor won gold in the Boys' 13-14 in 26.18 seconds while Rommel Ferguson took bronze in 26.78. Victoria Russell took silver in the Girls' 15-17 with her time of 28.24 and in the process achieved the B standard for the Youth Olympic Games.

Nigel Forbes won gold in the Boys' 11-12 50m in a time of 27.73 while Marvin Johnson was eighth in 29.93. Ariel Weech won bronze in the Girls' 18 and over in 29.10.

Davante Carey just missed the podium in the Boys' 15-17, fourth in 25.60, but achieved the Youth Olympic Games B standard.

Johnson had his opportunity to add to the medal total with his bronze in the Boys' 11-12 200m Free. Johnson finished in 2:11.91 behind Zarek Wilson and Nikoli Blackman, both of Trinidad and Tobago.

The medals kept coming in the 100m Back. Keianna Moss won gold in the Girls' 11-12 in 1:10.11 and Taylor won his second medal of the night in his age group with a silver in the Boys 11-12 in 1:01.81.

Carey won bronze in the Boys' 15-17 race in 1:00.77.


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