Shanette Allison of Holmwood Tech shone brightest at Saturday’s (Jan 21) Central Hurdles and Relays.

The Holmwood Class Two athlete won the 100m hurdles event in a record 13.46 to beat Petagaye Williams’ (Camperdown) 13.60 set back in 2012.

Rosealee Cooper of St. Jago was the closest to Allison with 14.14.

Danae Nemhard ran 10.86 to become the first Class four girl ever at the meet to go below 11 seconds.
Her teammate Kay-lagay Clarke got second place in 11.25.

Edwin Allen’s pair of Gabrielle McDonald (14.11) and Lisandra Brown (11.60) topped Class One 100H and Class Three 80H respectively.

In the boys’ sprint hurdles, Jamaica College’s (JC) athletes won all three races.
Phillip Lemonius won Class One in 14.20, Trezequet James Class Two in 14.31 while Simon Robers took the Class Three 100m obstacle in 14.62.

Edwin Allen girls swept the sprint relays and took with them three records.
The records came in Class Four 47.50, Class Three 45.99 and Class One 45.08. The Class Three team did 47.47 for victory.

JC won two of the boys’ sprint relays, Classes Three and Two in 46.05 and 42.34 respectively.

Excelsior ran a record 41.17 to take Class One.

Holmwood dominated the girls’ 4x400m open with three teams finishing in the top four. Holmwood A won in 3:41.31 ahead of Holmwood B 3:45.13 and Edwin Allen 3:45.61. Holmwood C team picked up 4th in 3:54.97.

Holmwood boys were also winners in 3:19.78 ahead of Rhodes Hall 3:20.23.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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