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AQUINO WINS OCEANIA TRACK GOLD

Four Guam athletes took to the medal stand in the Oceania Area Championships Junior & Senior in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

High school star John Aquino was the lone gold medalist, winning the 5K junior division with a time of 16:01, beating out top runners from New Zealand and Kiribati.

Johnny Quitugua took silver in the triple jump with a jump of 12.5 meters while Genina Criss also took the silver medal in the 5K juniors as well.

Pedro Aquiningoc threw the javelin far enough for a bronze medal.

John Aquino wins the gold medal in the 5K juniors division. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

John Aquino wins the gold medal in the 5K juniors division. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

Genina Criss wins the silver medal in the girls 5K junior division. (photo courtesy Jay Antonio)

Genina Criss wins the silver medal in the girls 5K junior division. (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

 

Pedro Aquininog stands as the javelin bronze medalist (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

Pedro Aquiningoc stands as the javelin bronze medalist (photo courtesy of Jay Antonio)

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Shawn Bamba won the Arizona state wrestling championship while siblings Jussiah and Justyn took third place in their divisions at state.
Shawn (12th) won the 150-lb division while Jussiah (11th) took bronze in the 120-lb class and Justyn (9th) took bronze in the 106-lb category.
All three were born on Guam before moving to Surprise, Arizona in 2014, where they all picked up wrestling in 2016.
Their parents are Justin and Shannon Bamba from Pago Bay.
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Christian Delos Santos, son of Richard Delos Santos (Barrigada) and Norma Larimer Delos Santos (Dededo), won the Kentucky High School Athletic Association wrestling state championship in the 113-lb weight class.
His sister Naiya took 3rd place in the 100-lb girls division.

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