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Rusea's lead the way

Published:Friday | February 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMPaul Clarke

Western Bureau

Rusea's High School hold the advantage on 95 points after 13 finals at the Digicel/Hanover Credit Union Western Athletics Championships Girls Elimination at the Treasure Beach Sports Park yesterday.

Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) are second on 92 points, with Petersfield High third on 56.5. They are followed by Herbert Morrison 53, Hampton School, 32.5, and Frome, 31, going into tomorrow's finals.

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The only record to fall went to Petersfield and their 17-year-old discus thrower, Shyledeen Smith. She won the Class Two event with a record throw 45.85m. Tiwani Myles of Rusea's, 32.10m, was second, and Anikia Dixon of Mt Alvernia, 31.17m, third.

Rusea's were dominant in the Class One discus, taking two of the top-three spots through Chevelle Myrie, who won with 29.57m, ahead of teammate Natasha Gordon, 28.79m. Third went to Omal Cunningham of Frome Technical with throw of 26.57m.

Sashane Hanson's 1.60m gave the Herbert Morrison Technical student first place in the Class One high jump. Alixie Knott, also of Herbert Morrison, was second with 1.40m, while Shamara Thomas of Mt Alvernia, 1.35m, was third.