St Elizabeth Technical Excessive College (STETHS) confirmed good kind on the Ashenheim Stadium yesterday as they took full benefit of important preparation time forward of Western Championships which might be held on their dwelling grounds subsequent week Friday.
With the Western Championships rescheduled after a three-weekend shutdown which additionally resulted in inactivity for faculties making ready for the Inter-secondary Faculties Sports activities Affiliation/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Women’ Athletics Championships, the STETHS athletes, particularly within the decrease lessons, confirmed that they have been able to be aggressive at dwelling.
The STETHS boys dominated the Class Three and Class Two dash hurdles as they loved the hospitality afforded them by Jamaica Faculty (JC) at their Outdated Hope Highway facility.
Within the Class Three boys’ 100m hurdles Jordain Thompson gained with 13.68secs (+2.3m/s) whereas his teammate Ricoy Hunter was second in 13.70secs (+2.6m/s). Shaquane Gordon of Calabar Excessive College was third in 13.74secs (+2.3m/s).
The Class Two boys’ 110m hurdles was swept by STETHS. Allem Pinto was first in 13.74secs (+2.9m/s), Shamer Blake was second in 13.89secs (+3.9m/s) and Rajaun Brooks third in 13.95secs (+2.4m/s).
They have been much more dominant within the Class Three boys’ 100m taking the highest 4 locations within the occasion. Ricoy Hunter was first in 11.36secs (+3.4m/s), Raejhaun Riley was second in 11.44secs (+3.8m/s), Sawayne Kerr third in 11.47secs (+2.5m/s) and Zavier Allen fourth in 11.56secs (+3.4m/s).
Within the Class Two boys’ 100m Hector Benjamin of JC was first in 10.74secs (+2.3m/s) whereas Orlando Wint of STETHS was second in 10.79secs (+2.3m/s) and Allem Pinto of STETHS third in 10.88secs (+2.4m/s).
The Class Three ladies’ took first and second within the 70m hurdles – Habiba Harris successful in 12.08secs (1.8m/s) whereas Chrystal Salmon was second in 12.19secs (+2,2m/s). Najhada Seymoure of Excelsior Excessive College was third in 12.45secs (+2.2m/s).
Essence Burbridge of Immaculate Conception Excessive College gained the Class Two ladies’ 100m hurdles in 13.86secs (+3.3m/s), whereas Shackelia Inexperienced continued to fly the flag for STETHS with a second place end in 14.25secs (+1.4m/s). Alexia Austin of Glengoffe Excessive was third in 14.51secs (-0.3m/s).
Within the ladies’ 100m Class 4 Leeona Thompson was third for STETHS in 13.37secs (-1.5m/s), Rickay Daugherty of Mona Excessive was second in 13.28secs (-1.4m/s) whereas Kaysian Sewell of Wolmer’s Women gained in 13.20secs (-1.8m/s).
These performances will give the college positioned in Santa Cruz an actual increase forward of their regional championships. STETHS are the defending boys’ champions and might be trying to defend that title whereas the ladies completed second final yr and might be trying to go one higher this time round.
In the meantime, in the present day is day one of many two-day Central Championships which is able to pit Edwin Allen Excessive College and Hydel Excessive College collectively once more in what is predicted to be an in depth championship. St Jago Excessive are additionally anticipated to make a stir on the championships as properly.