Edwin Allen’s twins Tina and Tia Clayton will run the sprint double, while Brianna Lyston will run the 200 meters at this weekend’s Carifta Games Trials in Kingston (Video Below).
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In the 100 meters, world under-20 girls’ 100-meter champion Tina and her sister Tia will enter with seeded times of 11.76 and 11.82 seconds, respectively. They will face off with Alexis James of Petersfield and fellow Edwin Allen standout Serena Cole. James comes in with 11.58 and Cole at 11.70.
Lyston, the fastest at 100m with 11.51, will not run the 100m.
Hydel’s pair of Kerrica Hill and Alana Reid, Shenese Walker of St. Jago, Kavel Ritchie of St. Catherine and William Knibb’s pair of Crystal Chambers and Lydia Chance are among the fastest this season.
Lyston and the Claytons are in for a battle royal in the under-20 girls’ 200 meters. They are the fastest this season, Clayton with 23.68 and Lyston, 24.09. Serena Cole is also at 24.09.
Walker, Reid, Carleta Bernard of Mount Alvernia, the under-17 champion last year, and Mickaila Haisley of Immaculate will add luster to the event.
Bryan Levell of Edwin Allen, of whom a lot is expected this year, along with Bouwahjgie Nkrumnie of Kingston College, are the ones to beat in the under-20 boys’ 100 meters.
Sandrey Davison of St. Catherine, DeAndre Daley of Herbert Morrison, Jamaica College’s (JC) pair of Hector Benjamin and Mark Anthony Miller, Alicke Cranston of STETHS and Terrique Stennett of Swept Track Club are also expected to be strong competitors. Levell will again lead the charge in the 200 meters. However, Davison, Benjamine, Daley and Lacovia’s Jhordane Morgan will want to spoil the show.
Dejanea Oakley is the favourite in the under-20 girls’ 400 meters.
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