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JC, Edwin Allen take early lead at 2013 Champs
2013-03-14 09:58:45 | (0 Comments)
Melton Williams, Sports Writer
Edwin Allen student take an early lead in this event yesterday-Ian Allen/Photographer
Jamaica College (JC), and Edwin Allen have secured the early lead at the 2013 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships at the National Stadium.
JC will enter today’s third day of the five-day championships with a one-point lead over Kingston College (KC), in the boys’ race.
JC have so far tallied 32 points after three finals, while KC followed closely after finishing second and third in the Boys’ two thousand-metre steeplechase open final.
The top five in the boys’ sections is completed by defending champions Calabar on 19, Holmwood Technical on 12 and Campion College and Cornwall College locked on four points each.
After three finals in the girls’ championship, Edwin Allen have surged to 45 points, 24 ahead of second place Holmwood Technical on 21, followed by St Jago on 16, Manchester High on 8 and St Andrew Technical on five points.
Two records highlighted Day two.
Tara-Sue Barnett of Edwin Allen accounted for the Girls’ Class One Discus Throw. Barnett registered a throw of 51.15 metres to establish a new mark on her way to the gold medal.
Gleneve Grange of Holmwood Technical finished second with a throw of 49.05 metres.
Rochelle Frazer, also of Edwin Allen, set the other new mark. Frazer won the Girls’ Class 2 Shot Put with a throw of 15.93 metres to beat Isheka Binns of Manchester High, who posted 15.11 metres.
Today’s third day is scheduled to start at 8.15 a.m. with the Boys’ 110-metre hurdles decathlon.
There are four boys and four girls’ finals listed on the scheduled.
The day’s schedule also features the semi-finals of the 800 and 200 metres.
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