Coed Varsity Track · EMAC Track & Field Championship Results – Boys 2nd Place Girls 5th Place


We would like to celebrate the outstanding performance of the Gateway Track & Field team at the East Metro Athletic Conference Track & Field Championships this weekend. Our scholar athletes exceeded expectations across the board and demonstrated the competitive drive and sportsmanship that has always made us proud to be a part of the Gateway community. Here are some highlights:

  • East Metro Athletic Conference Male Track MVP – Tie between Yonas Mogos and Elijah Williams (they were both unanimously nominated by all of the coaches in the league)
  • Elijah Williams – Champion in the 100 Meter Dash, 200 Meter Dash, and 400 Meter Dash for the second year in a row
  • Yonas Mogos – Champion in the 800 Meter Run, 1600 Meter Run, and 3200 Meter Run (1600 and 3200 for the second year in a row)
  • Lanier DeRuso – Champion in the Long Jump (entered the meet seeded 5th)
  • Malia Jimerson – Champion in the Triple Jump (less than a foot off her Mom’s (our own Rori Jimerson) record at Gateway that has held since 1989)
  • Champions in the Boys 4×400 Meter Relay (Jedu Dibwe, Yonas Mogos, Richard Safoh, and Elijah Williams)
  • Second Place Finishers: Richard Safoh (Triple Jump), Marco Murillo (1600, 3200), Boys 4×100 Meter Relay (Derek Hays, Jedu Dibwe, Lanier DeRuso, and Tyvon Phipps), Boys 4×200 Meter Relay (Derek Hays, Tyvon Phipps, Lanier DeRuso, and Jedu Dibwe) Girls 4×800 Meter Relay (Ariel Montoya, Jorja Whyte, Karen Ramos, and Esward Tetteh)
  • Third Place Finishers: Kameran Howard Parish (300 Meter Hurdles), Richard Safoh (200, 400), Boys 4×800 Meter Relay (Daniel White, Robel Woldegyorgis, Nawid Danishjo, and Marco Murillo)
  • Other Placers: Kameran Howard Parrish (5th Pole Vault, 7th Triple Jump) Malia Jimerson (5th 300 Meter Hurdles, 5th High Jump), Ariel Montoya (7th 1600, 3200), Nawid Danishjo (5th 3200, 7th 1600), Jedu Dibwe (7th 300 Meter Hurdles), Girls Medley Relay (5th Valeria Antillon Pando, Alyssa Felix-Harrison, Brenali Macias, and Malia Jimerson), Girls 4×400 Meter Relay (5th Karen Ramos, Yessica Ramos, Brenali Macias, and Jorja Whyte), and Ali Agbo (8th Shot Put).
  • Boys Team Score 164 points (2nd Place)
  • Girls Team Score 39 points (5th Place)
  • Combined Team Score 203 points (3rd Place)