Kingston College’s (KC) Jhevaughn Matherson was the top quarter-miler at Saturday’s (Jan 28) Queens Grace Jackson Invitational meet at the National Stadium.

Matherson, renowned for the 100 and 200 sprints, has been showing good 400m form this season. Today he led from start to finish to take the Class 1 one-lap event in 48.56.

Dashawn Morris, also of KC, was second overall in 48.68.

Shemar Davis of St. Jago won the Class 2 boys’ 400m dash in 50.25 while Tajay Gardener of Munro College was the top Class 3 boy in 52.90.

Sanique Walker of Vere Tech topped the Class 2 girls’ 400m, led from start to finish to cross the line in 55.52 while Dorian Nelson of Excelsior took Class 3 in 57.0 (handtime).

Alesha Kelly of St. Jago was the Class 1 girls’ winner in 54.60. Holmwood Tech’s Nicolee Foster, who was also a heat winner, finished second overall in 54.92.

Terrol Wilson of KC took the Under-18 boys’ triple jump with 14.60m while Tissanna Hickling of St. Jago won the Under-20 event with 12.90m.

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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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