Evans wins two golds at CAC

Joanna Evans.

University of Texas standout Joanna Evans is making waves at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia.

On Saturday, Evans shattered the oldest standing CAC record in the women’s 200-metre (m) freestyle, winning the race in 1:58.03 seconds. She also picked up another gold medal in her specialty event, the 400 free, in 4:11.15.

Izaak Bastian also made it to the final of the men’s 100m breaststroke. He finished seventh overall in 1:02.91. On Friday, Lilly Higgs and Laura Morley finished fifth and sixth in the women’s100 breaststroke in 1:11.32 and 1:12.34 and Kohen Kerr was sixth overall in heat five of the men’s 100m freestyle in 52.58 seconds.

Several Bahamians are also in the midst of the sailing portion of the games. The final point standings will be decided on Wednesday. James Lowe and Michael McSweeny are competing in the Snipe Open Class, Paul De Souza is in the Open Sunfish Division, and Spencer Cartwright is competing in the Men’s Laser division.