January 15, 2013
Schoolers' Scorecard - Your Weekly Guide to High-School Competitions
Keniel Grant (left) and Clive Pullen of Kingston College were first and second, respectively in the boys' Class One long jump at the Douglas Forrest Invitational meet at the National Stadium last Saturday. Grant's winning jump was 7.23 metres with Clive Pullen second with 7.05m.
Defending Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association Class 1 boys' long-jump champion, Keniel Grant of Kingston College, started his 2013 campaign on a positive note at the Douglas Forrest Invitational meet inside the National Stadium on Saturday with a winning leap of 7.23 metres.
Kingston College placed one-two in the event as Clive Pullen (7.05m) finished second with GC Foster College's Cassick Wright, third with 7.04m.
Calabar High were again dominant in the throws. World Junior discus champion Fredrick Dacres opted for the Open event but they till dominated Class One as Oshane Chambers won with 50.32m from his teammate, Basil Bingham, 46.76m. Competing in the open discus, Dacres won with 53.20 metres.
Hydel's Girls also had some impressive performances. After topping the 100m field last week at Jamaica College, Shannell English was the top female in Class Four 200m with a fast 25.69 seconds. Her teammate, Carla Lawson, was second overall in 26.39.
It was also one-two for Hydel in Class Three as Taquece Duggan topped the field in 25.22 ahead of Ayesha Morgan, 25.55. In the Class Three 800m the Corey Bennett-coached Hydel also took the top two places. Monifa Green was victorious in 2:22.43, ahead of Duggan with a time of 2:24.94.
1. Orlando James (B'port) 53.24m
2. Zavian Richards (KC) 49.53m
3. Jerome Gordon (CHS) 48.78m
Class Two boys 200m
1. Devaughn Baker (JC) 21.60
2. Michael O'hara 21.64
3. Roshane Hewitt (Oracabessa) 21.99
400m hurdles open
1. Yanick Hart (Wol) 54.77
2. Davian Baker (KC) 54.88
3. Javier Francis (CHS) 55.76
400m hurdles open
1. Andrette Knight (Vere) 1:02. 70
2. Sashel Brown ( Alpha) 1:02.75
3. Brittney Duncan ( Hydel) 1:02.96
200m Class One
1. Jodeen Williams ( St Mary) 24.53
2. Krissan Brown (Wol) 25.83
3. Crystal Campbell (St Hugh's) 25.91
This year's Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) table tennis competition starts today with play in the urban section.
Play in the rural areas will begin next Tuesday, January 22.
As usual, urban and rural champions will be crowned in four categories - under-19 boys and girls and under-16 boys and girls - and these will then face off to decide all-island champions. Defending all-island champions are Kingston College's boys and Ardenne High's girls in under-19 and Titchfield High's boys and Manchester High's girls in under-16. Manchester's boys and Glenmuir's girls were rural under-19 champions last year while St Jago High's boys and Wolmer's Girls were urban under-16 champions.
Three under-16 boys' matches are scheduled on today's opening at 2:30 p.m. They are St Jago at home to St Catherine, St George's College entertaining Jamaica College and Campion College hosting Bridgeport.