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QC go to top among boys


SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

QC go to top among boys

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Springer Memorial extended their lead at the top, while Queen’s College have moved out front after the second day of the Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletics Championships.
Springer picked up more points in the field, placing first and second in the junior girls’ javelin. Simone Carroll was first with 26.97 metres and Kelia Payne took silver with 24.68m. The bronze went to Graydon Sealy’s Ronelle Payne with 23.23m.
Although Queen’s College are yet to claim a champion in the field events, they have been steadily picking up points. Nathan Parris was second in the Under-20 boys’ shot put with 12.83m. That event was won by Dequan Lovell of St George Secondary with 14.45m and Gabriel Trotman of The Lester Vaughan School third with 12.73m.
Ajani Haddock of Queen’s College also took second in the Under-13 boys’ long jump with a leap measuring 4.91 metres. Darion Clarke of The St Michael School was first with 5.14m and Jaden Morris of St Leonard’s Boys’ third with 4.76m.
Meanwhile, Grantley Adams Memorial enjoyed a good day, winning both of the 3 000 metres. Elizabeth Williams won the girls’ race in 11 minutes 32.07 seconds and Roneldo Rock the junior boys’ race in 10:51.53.
Akayla Morris of The Lodge School has the fastest qualifying time in the Under-15 girls’ 200m hurdles. She leads the field with 29.09 seconds, followed by Rosette Hoyte (29.85) and Rhea Hoyte of The St Michael School with 30.21.
Hasani Lowe of The Lester Vaughan School has the clear advantage in the Under-15 boys’ 300m hurdles with 40.18 seconds. His schoolmate Antonio Farrell is third overall with 43.8 and Lee-Andre Walker of Alleyne School is second with 43.08.
The heats of the 100 metres for all age groups and the semis of the 400m were also run today. (SAT)
Points:
Girls: 1. Springer Memorial 72, 2. The St Michael School 26, 3. Queen’s College 21, 4. Combermere School 18, 4. Harrison College 18, 6. The Lester Vaughan School 17, 7. Foundation School 15, 8. Graydon Sealy 12, 9. The Lodge School 9, 10. Parkinson Memorial 6, 11. Grantley Adams Memorial 5, 11. St George 5, 13. Ellerslie 4, 13. Darryl Jordan 4, 15. Alexandra
Boys: 1. Queen’s College 55, 2. The St Michael School 36, 3. The Lester Vaughan School 35, 4. St Leonard’s 32.5, 5. Harrison College 28, 6. The Lodge School 27, 7. Coleridge and Parry 22.5, 8. Frederick Smith 18, 9. Foundation School 14, 10. Grantley Adams Memorial 13, 10. Deighton Griffith 13, 12. St George 12, 13. Graydon Sealy 11, 14. Parkinson Memorial 10, 14. Combermere School 10, 16. Darryl Jordan 6, 16. Alleyne School 6, 18. Princess Margaret 2.

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