Immaculate overtake Holmwood Technical after 1-3 finish in Class 4 high jump

By March 29, 2019

Immaculate Conception High School closed the gap on the top four teams to a single point after they picked up 15 points in the Class Four High Jump on Friday’s day four of the ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston.

Misha-Jade Samuels cleared 1.64m to secure the gold medal and nine points while her teammate Lori Choy won the bronze medal with her best clearance of 1.61m. Silver medallist Chloe Palmer of Vere Technical won the silver medal also having cleared 1.61m but was awarded second place on the countback.

At the discus circle, Holmwood Technical’s Cedricka Williams won the event with a mark of 42.47.

Edwin Allen’s Damali Williams’ won the silver medal having thrown 40.43m.

Shanara Richards of Clarendon College also found a place on the podium with her throw of 39.13m for the bronze medal.

Immaculate’s point grab moved them into fifth on 30 points ahead of Holmwood Technical whose 27 points relegated them to sixth.

These results mean that the defending champions are on 63 points, 21 points clear of St. Jago High who have overtaken Rusea’s High who are third on 35 points. Hydel, on 31 points, are fourth.

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