After being cancelled final yr, the Inter-secondary Colleges Sports activities Affiliation (ISSA)/GraceKennedy Boys’ and Women’ Championships returned with a bang on the Nationwide Stadium yesterday, the primary day ending with a close to useless warmth within the rerun of the ladies’ Class Three 80m hurdles.
There have been two reruns on the day, each within the women’ dash hurdles however after 10 finals, St Jago Excessive led Hydel Excessive by 5 factors, 81-76. Defending champions Edwin Allen are in third place on 71 factors, adopted by Wolmer’s Excessive College For Women on 21 and Holmwood Technical on 17 to finish the highest 5.
4 extra finals might be selected immediately’s second day – lengthy soar Class 4, shot put Class One, excessive soar Class Two and the discus throw Class Two in addition to the primary rounds of the 4x100m relays, the 100m and the 400m occasions.
Yesterday, St Jago’s Camoy Binger appeared to have gained the Class Three 80m hurdles forward of her teammate Briana Campbell, however seven of the starters didn’t hear the recall gun at the beginning and the race needed to be rerun on the finish of the programme.
So as to add intrigue, Binger suffered an harm within the first race, however turned up at the beginning and held off Hydel’s Jody-Ann Daley, each have been initially given the identical time of 11.14 seconds (1.0m/s) and the race declared a useless warmth earlier than they have been ultimately separated and the St Jago runner given the win.
Campbell acquired the bronze within the rerun.
The second rerun got here within the first spherical of the Class 4 70m hurdles however it didn’t have an effect on the qualifiers as Wolmer’s Women’ Tiana Marshall took full benefit of a slip at the beginning by Hydel’s Tihanna Reid to win in a wind-aided 11.01 seconds (5.0m/s) to 11.06 seconds with Vere Technical’s Kecia King third in 11.12 seconds.
Hydel gained each Class One and Class Two races with Oneka Wilson operating 13.60 seconds (1.7m/s) to win the Class One, forward of Clarendon Faculty’s Marrisa Simpson (13.70 seconds) and Edwin Allen’s Patreece Clarke (13.81 seconds).
Kerrica Hill gained the Class Two gold medal in 13.29 seconds (1.3m/s) along with her teammate Shania Myers second in 13.92 seconds, whereas St Elizabeth Technical’s Shackelia Inexperienced was third in 13.95 seconds.
Shantae Foreman of St Jago Excessive simply missed the meet file and tying the nationwide junior file as she gained the Class One excessive soar with a brand new private greatest 1.84m, tied for fifth on the World Athletics ladies’s Below-20 rankings.
Foreman, who had achieved the World Below-20 Championships qualifying mark of 1.82m two weeks beforehand, failed in her try to interrupt the occasion file of 1.87m set in 2019 by Lamara Dustin, then of Hydel Excessive, when she failed at 1.88m.
Daniella Anglin of Herbert Morrison, back-to-back Western Champs winner, took the silver medal with 1.78m with Edwin Allen’s Akelia Smith taking the bronze with 1.70m.
Foreman, who maintain the information in lessons Two and Three, mentioned whereas she didn’t get the Class One file she was happy. “Sure, I had an important day, it was not the file however I acquired a brand new private better of 1.84m and I can not complain, I have to say it was an important feeling,” she instructed the Jamaica Observer.
Deijanae Bruce of Edwin Allen took the Class Three excessive soar, clearing 1.68m, the identical peak as second-placed Shanniqua Williams of Wolmer’s Women’, and St Jago Excessive’s Tori-Ann Anderson was third with 1.65m.
Holmwood Technical’s Samantha Pryce took the primary gold medal of the championships when she gained the Open steeplechase underneath sizzling and steamy circumstances simply after 9:00 am.
Pryce took over the lead from the early pacesetter at the beginning of the ultimate lap and elevated her lead by the point they acquired to the ultimate water soar and gained by a snug margin, in seven minutes 07.12 seconds.
Sanyae Gibson of defending champions Edwin Allen Excessive was second in 7:13.63 minutes and St Jago’s Rushell Johnson, who led for a lot of the race, was third with 7:17.70 minutes.
Gibson was initially disqualified however reinstated on enchantment.
Edwin Allen scored closely within the two throwing finals held yesterday, taking the primary and second within the Class Three women’ discus throw and second and third within the Class Two shot put.
Shamoyea Morris gained the Class Three discus throw with a mark of 38.54m, forward of her teammate Dionjah Shaw (37.77m) with St Jago Excessive’s Rehanna Biggs third with 33.56m.
Jamora Alves of St Jago Excessive gained the Class Two shot put with 14.93m, Rochele Solmon of Edwin Allen was second with 14.49m and her teammate Damali Williams was third with 14.00m.
Hydel Excessive’s Shemonique Hazle gained the Class Three women’ lengthy soar with a wind-aided mark of 5.85m (3.0m/s), beating St Jago Excessive’s Jade-Ann Dawkins (5.74m) and Edwin Allen’s Doniella Lewis (5.68m).
With each the Class One and Class Three women’ 200m going straight to the semi-finals because of the lack of entries, it was the Class Two women who highlighted with Clarendon Faculty’s Dejanea Oakley, the Class Three 400m bronze medallist from 2019, main the best way with a wind-aided 24.50 seconds (3.8m/s) to win her warmth.
Hydel Excessive’s Alana Reid ran 24.47 seconds (3.6m/s), Vere Technical’s Moya Mitchell clocked 24.79 seconds (2.6m/s) with Tina Clayton, the silver medallist in Class Three two years in the past, profitable the primary warmth in 24.94 seconds (5.8m/s).
Edwin Allen’s Theianna-Lee Terrelonge leads the Class 4 qualifiers with 25.60 seconds, adopted by Wolmer’s Women’ Tiana Marshall with 25.94 seconds (1.5m/s) and Edwin Allen’s Moesha Gayle with 26.44 seconds (-4.6m/s).
Factors after 10 finals
1) St Jago Excessive 81
2) Hydel Excessive 76
3) Edwin Allen Excessive 71
4) Wolmer’s Women College 21
5) Holmwood Technical 17
6) Excelsior Excessive 16.50
7) St Catherine Excessive 14
8) Vere Technical 11
9) Alpha Academy 9.50
10) St Elizabeth Technical 7
10) Clarendon Faculty 7
10) Herbert Morrison 7
10) The Queen’s College 7
14) Camperdown Excessive 6
15) Rusea’s Excessive 5
16) Glengoffe Excessive 4
17) Manchester Excessive 3.50
17) Merl Grove Excessive 3.50
19) Immaculate Conception 2