KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jeremy Farr, Kevona Davis and Amoi Brown were the standouts at Saturday’s (4 Feb) Youngster Goldsmith Classics inside the National Stadium.
Davis of Edwin Allen with 11.59 topped the Class 2 girls’ 100m. St. Lucian Julien Alfred, representing St. Catherine High, was the only one girl under 12 seconds with 11.93.
Wolmer’s Jeremy Farr, first year Class 1, ran 46.75 to beat Calabar’s Shermar Chambers, 46.84 in the one lap event. Evaldo Whitehorns of Calabar was the Class two winner in 48.11.
The sprint obstacle, contested as heats and finals, produced some good results.
Brown of Vere, 13.35secs, beat her former schoolmate, Britany Anderson, now at Camperdown, 13.72 and Daszay Freeman of Queens, 13.79, in the Class 1 girls’ 100m hurdles final.
Crystal Morrison of St. Jago, running against a negative 1.2m/s wind, stopped the clock in 13.48secs, to beat her main rival Ackera Nugent of Excelsior, 13.65secs.
Salieci Myles of Edwin Allen, 11.42secs and St. Jago’s Seanna-Gay Leslie, 11.01secs, won the Class 3 girls 80m and Class 4 70m hurdles respectively.
Calabar High’s Michael Stephens ran away with the Class 1 boys’ event in 10.48, ahead of his schoolmate Rosean Young, 10.63.
Javari Thomas of St. Jago won the Class 2 boys’ 100m in 10.76 while Bouwahjgi Nkrumie of Kingston College (KC) topped Class 3 in 11.39.
Kasheika Cameron of Edwin Allen, 11.78, beat Kimone Shaw of St. Jago, 11.82 for the Class 1 girls’ title.
Saskieka Steele of Holmwood (11.71) beat the Clayton sisters of Edwin Allen, Tia (11.80), second, and Tina (11.91), fourth. St. Jago’s Brianna Lyston, last year’s Class four star, was third in 11.89.
Racers Track Club’s Jevaughn Minzie ran 10.63 in the men’s open 100m dash.
Orlando Bennett of Calabar was the star in the Class 1 boys’ 110m hurdles with 13.62.
St. Jago’s Vashaun Vasciani won the Class 2 boys’ 110m hurdles easily in 13.72secs
Fiona Richards of Edwin Allen threw 50.04 to take the Class 1 girls’ discus event.
Olympian Shanieka Ricketts topped the women’s open triple jump with 14.37m.
Jon-Michael Davis of KC cleared 2.10 to take the Class 1 boys’ high jump while Lamar Reid of Calabar leapt 6.82m in the Class 2 boys’ long jump.