Sat | Nov 17, 2018

Holmwood's girls shine at GC Foster

Published:Sunday | December 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMKavarly Arnold
Javari Thomas of St Jago High powering to victory in the Class Two boys 150 metres at yesterday's Gerald Claude Foster Over Distance meet at G.C. Foster College. Thomas clocked 16.60 seconds.

Western Bureau:

Holmwood Technical High dominated the girls' races at the second staging of the Gerald Claude Foster Over Distance meet at the G.C. Foster College yesterday, and coach Dave Anderson is a happy man.

"I'm very pleased with my team's performance, especially after we have been hampered by bad weather over the past two months," said Anderson.

Holmwood's girls swept the 150 metres events, with Monique Proudlove topping Class Four in 20.26 seconds. Saskieka Steele won Class Three in a meet record 18.42. Dyandra Gray took Class Two in 18.91, and Shanette Allison emerged fastest in Class One in 18.81.

The girls from Christiana also dominated the 300m, with Proudlove completing the Class Four double when she took the event in 42.40. Atoyah Wallace clocked 40.67 for top spot in Class Three, while Kishawna Wallace registered a record 39.38 in Class Two. Christine Irving also placed her name in the record books in Class One with a good 38.46. The women's 300m for clubs and colleges was won in a meet record 38.56 by Roneisha McGregor.

The boys' 150m saw Jerome Grant of Bridgeport High taking Class Three in 18.28 Javari Thomas of St Jago was fastest in Class Two with 16.60, while Junior Grant's 16.95 was enough to see Bridgeport emerging the winners of Class One.

In the boys' 300m, Holmwood's Tahj Hamm took Class Three in a record 38.34, while Zidane Brown of Glenmuir High also clocked a record 35.54 to win Class Two. Malik Smith of Bridgeport also got among the records with 34.32 to top Class One.