Kingston College leads with 55 points after Anthony Willis wins Class 3 high jump

By March 28, 2019

After five completed finals, Kingston College have opened up a nine-point lead over seven-time defending champions Calabar at the 2019 ISSA GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Championships at the National Stadium in Kingston.

The gap was created after Anthony Willis of KC won the Class 3 boys high jump clearing 1.81m for the gold medal.

Michael Curriah of Jamaica College cleared 1.78m to land the silver medal while Calabar’s Ewan Lawrence was third on the count back having also cleared 1.78m.

The win for Willis means Kingston College have 55 points to Calabar’s 46. Jamaica College are third with 23 points.

St Jago with 11 points and Petersfield, 10 points are fourth and fifth, respectively.

Meanwhile, Shantae Foreman leapt out to 6.14m to win the Class 2 Girls long jump. Ackelia Smith of Edwin Allen won the silver with her best effort of 6.04m. Nia Robinson of Rusea’s High (5.94m) won the bronze medal.

So, after five finals Edwin Allen leads with 31 points ahead of Rusea’s High with 29 points. There is a tie for third between Excelsior High and Vere Technical, who are both on 19 points. Hydel and Immaculate are tied on 14 points.

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