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FHSAA Track & Field Championship Recap

The Columbus Track & Field team competed up in Jacksonville this past weekend at the FHSAA Class 4A State Championship. 

The team was honored to have late great head coach Fred Foyo’s wife Maria and their family in attendance. With Coach Foyo on their mind, the Explorers competed fiercely and finished 8th overall.
The 4x800 meter relay team are State Champions and posted the 2nd fastest time in school history! Alvaro Canarte, Adrian Bichara, Chris Ivonnet, and Malcolm Brown ran an amazing race.  Alvaro ran a strong leg against most teams fastest runners and handed the baton off in 5th place. Adrian Bichara catapulted himself into the lead in an amazing show of speed and widen the gap. Chris took control of the race and held off the charging teams and gave Malcolm Brown the baton with a nice lead. He crushed the last 400 and with his hand in the air, Malcom crossed the line, bringing home the 4x800 title. It is the first state championship since 2011 in this event since. All these athletes are seniors, so it was an amazing way to end their running careers at CCHS.
The following athletes scored points and found themselves on the podium:
  • Ken Moore found himself in 3rd place after a blazing performance in the 100m dash.
  • Adrian Bichara came back in the open 800 and placed 4th.
  • Darren McQueen finished in 8th place in the 300 hurdles.
  • Adrián Bichara, Cornelius Wright, Malcolm Brown, Darren McQueen finished in 6th place in the 4x400.
The following athletes should be applauded for strong performances in a really competitive field:
  • Ahmere Foster, Denim Desrosieres, Vershod Quinn, Ken Moore: 4x100m (13th)
  • Gus Alfanso: javelin (13th)
  • Malcolm Brown: 800m (14th)
  • Brysson Stouffer: discus (14th)
  • Donato Scarcello: 3200m (14th)
  • Chris Ivonnet: 3200m (15th)
  • Álvaro Canarte: 1600m (15th)
  • Carlos Ros: javelin (16th)
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Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.