Spanish Town capture INSPORTS Central Primary Champs

Observer writer

Saturday, May 18, 2019

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SPANISH Town Primary captured the 2019 Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Central Region Primary Schools Track and Field Championships Zone Two with a combined total of 275.5 points at G C Foster College of Physical Education and Sports in Spanish Town on Wednesday.

Finishing second in the overall points standing was day two leaders St John's with 192, followed by St Catherine on 185.50, Angels on 173, Jericho with 105, Exchange on 101, Polly Ground on 76, Friendship with 61, Old Harbour on 59, and Frankfield Primary on 47 rounding out the top 10 schools.

Spanish Town emerged winners of the girls' section with a total of 153.50 points, followed by St John's on 101, Angels on 96, St Catherine with 83.50, and Jericho on 82 points.

The champions won the boys' section tallied 122 points, followed by St Catherine with 102, St John's on 91, Angels on 77, and Jericho with 23 points.

For winning the overall championships, Spanish Town will receive $200,000, St John's will collect $150,000 and St Catherine $100,000 for finishing in the top three positions, while from fourth to 10th positions will get $75,000 each. These cash awards are to purchase sport equipment for the schools.

Meanwhile, the Class One boys' 100 metres final was won by Hudane Tulloch from Old Harbour in a time of 12.67 seconds ahead of Jevon Simpson from Mineral Heights (12.75) and Mallik Lawrence from Ocho Rios (12.81).

Nickecoy Bramwell from Spanish Town won the Class Two boys' 100m final in 12.66 seconds to set a a new record. He broke the old record of 12.72 seconds set by Roje Fearon in 2009. Raheim Shorter from St Catherine was second in 12.73 and Levaughn Small from St Catherine third in 13.27.

Kevon McKenzie from St Catherine won the Class Three boys' 100m final in 13.18 seconds ahead of Tray Barrett from Spanish Town (13.53) and Shawn Palmer from Davis Primary in 13.67.

Rihanna Anderson from Angels captured the Class Three girls' 100m final in 13.88 ahead of Ackeelah White from St John's (14.11) and Yesheeka Walker from Jericho (14.25).

Tihanna Reid from Angels won the Class Two girls' 100m in 13.58 seconds ahead of Jenella Canns from St Catherine (13.66) and Tanaharah Williams from Jericho in 14.02.

Denroy Robinson from Old Harbour won the Class One boys' 200m final in 25.89 from Requel Reid from Victoria in 25.90 and Tulloch from Old Harbour in 26.56.

Cheyenne Bennett from Spanish Town won the Class One girls' 200m final in 26.15 ahead of Recann Walker from Spanish Town in 26.55 and Kemoy Miller from Frankfield (26.57).

Danique Williams from Exchange All-Age captured the Class Two girls' 200m final in 28.34 from Jenella Canns from St Catherine in 28.37 and Rihanna Taylor from Spanish Town (28.69).

Delano Todd from Polly Ground won the Class One boys' 400 metres final in 1:00.04, while the Class Two boys' 300m final was won by Kharson Fraser from Angels in 43.52.

Kris-Ann Byfield from Spanish Town was the winner of the Class One girls' 400m final in a time of 1:00.81, as Danique Williams from Exchange won the Class Two girls' 300m final in 45.36.

Dominic Gordon from Spanish Town won the 800m open final for boys in a time of 2:28.24 minutes, and Ackayla Williams from Davis Primary won the 800m open for girls in 2:36.81 minutes.

Angels captured the 800m sprint medley relay open for boys in 1:58.29 minutes from Jericho (2:01.66) and Friendship (2:03.57).

Spanish Town were the winners of the girls' 4x200m relay open in a time of 1:50.25 minutes ahead of Jericho (1:56.17) and Frankfield (1:57.88).

Exchange won the boys' 4x200m relay in 1:49.51 minutes from St Catherine (1:49.61) and St John's (1:50.01).

The overall champion girl award was shared by Danique Williams from Exchange, Rihanna Anderson from Angels, Tihanna Reid from Angels, and Cheyenne Bennett from Spanish Town with 18 points each.

Kevon McKenzie from St Catherine was the overall champion boy with 18 points.

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