Cedricka Williams of Holmwood was responsible for Champs 2021 first record

Cedricka Williams of Holmwood was responsible for Champs 2021 first record. Her record mark came on Wednesday’s (12 May) second day of the five-day ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships in Kingston.

The Class 2 athlete threw the discus 47.04 meters to erase the old mark of 46.69m set in 2018 by Marie Forbes of Vere.

Williams’ winning throw got the better of Damali Williams of Edwin Allen, 43.72m and Britannie Johnson of Camperdown, 42.32m.

In the Class 3 girls’ long jump, Natrillia Campbell of Wolmer’s topped the field with 5.42m (+4.1m/s wind). Rihanna Chambers of St. Catherine, 5.40m and Toniann Allen of Edwin Allen, 5.22m, took the minor places.

Leonie Samuels of Rusea’s won the Class 1 girls’ shot put with 13.21m. She beat Monifa Edwards of Edwin Allen, 12.97m and Kayla Davis-Edwards of St. Jago, 12.67m.

Edwin Alen picked up nine points in the Class 2 girls’ high jump after Rasheda Samuels cleared 1.73m to beat Wolmer’s Malaika Cunningham, 1.70m.

St. Jago’s Balvin Israel leapt 7.32m for victory in the Class 2 boys’ long jump final. He beat Amari Officer of St. George’s College, 7.16m and Nathan Wade of Calabar, 7.13m.

Points standing below:

Men – Team Rankings – 7 Events Scored
1) Kingston College 55
2) St. Jago High 40
3) Calabar High 37
4) St. Elizabeth Technical 30
4) Jamaica College 30
6) Excelsior High 9
7) St. George’s College 7
7) Edwin Allen High 7
7) Wolmer’s Boys School 7
10) Bellefield High 6
10) Cornwall College 6
12) Clarendon College 3
13) Vere Technical 2
14) Oberlin High 1

Women – Team Rankings – 14 Events Scored
1) Edwin Allen High 108
2) St. Jago High 96
3) Hydel High 82
4) Wolmer’s Girls School 42
5) Holmwood Technical 30.50
6) St. Catherine High 21
7) Vere Technical 20
8) Excelsior High 16.50
9) Rusea’s High 16
10) Alpha Academy 13.50
11) Camperdown High 13
11) Clarendon College 13
13) St. Elizabeth Technical 11
14) The Queen’s School 7
14) Herbert Morrison Technical 7
16) St. Mary High 5
17) Merl Grove High 4.50
18) Glengoffe High 4
19) Manchester High 3.50
20) Immaculate Conception 2
21) St. Andrew High 1.50

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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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