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Bybrook in front at INSPORTS Champs

Published:Friday | May 1, 2015 | 5:00 AMRobert Bailey

Bybrook holds a slim lead over their rivals heading into today's third day of the four-day Seprod/Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Primary Champions at the National Stadium.

The Portland-based Bybrook lead the standings with 17 points, two ahead of former champions Naggo Head and Black River, who are locked 15 points each after four finals.

They are followed by St Benedict's 12, Holy Family 10, Excelsior nine and Clan Carthy on eight.

Two records were broken on yesterday's second day of competition. Elton Hyatt of Red Hills established a new mark in the boys' cricket ball throw with a best of 62.80 metres. He erased the previous best of 59.40m. Jalkema Taylor of Bybrook was second with 60.68m, while Can Falconer of Black River was third with 60.66m.

Naggo Head set a record in the heats of the boys' Class One 4x100m with new mark of 53.24 seconds, erasing the previous time of 53.70.

Black River's Bouwahigie Nkrumie captured the boys' Long Jump open with a leap of 5.06m ahead of Bybrook's Ronel Smith (5.04m) and Jahiem Cox of Clan Carthy, 4.95m.

Naggo Head's Gabrielle Williams won the girls' High Jump open with a best mark 1.35m. She won ahead of Bybrook's Daniel Hinds (1.35) and her teammate Amelia Davis (1.35m). Williams achieved her mark on her first attempt, while Hinds achieved her make on her third, Davis gained her mark on her final attempt.

Two finals will be contested on today's penultimate day of the championships.