KC stand tall at Gibson McCook Relays
KC stand tall at Gibson McCook Relays

Kingston College (KC) ended Saturday’s (Feb 23) Gibson McCook Relays 2019 in elegant style at the National Stadium.

The North Street-based school dominated the night’s final event, the 4x400m open for boys, for an overall six of 11 relays victories – 4x100m classes 2, 3 & 4; 4×200 classes 2 & 3.

The other finals went to five different schools.

In the highly anticipated 4x400m final, KC took the top spot in the competitive contest, running across the line in 3 minutes 10.99 seconds.

Holmwood Technical, right in the mix on the final leg, was relegated to second in 3:10.36 while Calabar with an impressive anchor leg, finished third in 3:13.65.

On the girls’ side, Hydel, the dominant team for the last three years, took the top spot in 3 minutes, 42.44 seconds.

Spaldings produced a gallant effort to take second in 3:42.64 and Petersfield, third in 3:44.29.

A team from St. Vincent and the Grenadines ended 6th in 3:54.68.

Racers with Zharnel Hughes on the third leg, outclassed their opponents to take victory in 3:05.98. Sprintec with Demish Gaye on anchor finished second in 3:06.27.

Sprintec topped the women’s event in 3:32.74 ahead of Swept 3:34.45 and GC Foster College 3:37.33.

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