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#glnrCHAMPS: Holmwood cut Edwin Allen's lead to four points

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 3:52 PM
Gladstone Taylor/Photographer Holmwood's Georgetta Samuels wins the Girls Javelin Throw Open event with a distance of 46.64m at teh ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.

Holmwood Technical narrowed the lead Edwin Allen held to four points after victory in the Girls Javelin Throw Open event, which Georgette Samuels won with a distance of 46.64m on Friday at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships at the National Stadium.

Last year's winner Sah-jay Stevens of St Jago could only muster second despite a much better distance than she did last year with 46.05m. In 2016 she threw 43.60m to win.

Third place went to Kimoy Phillips of Petersfield with a distance of 43.08m.

After seven finals the points standings were Edwin Allen 40 points, Holmwood Technical 36 points, Hydel 35 points, St Jago 34 points, and Excelsior 33 points.