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CHAMPS 2019 | Pinnock, Vascianna delight in sprint hurdles

Published:Saturday | March 30, 2019 | 5:34 PM

Like he did in the long jump event, Kingston College’s (KC) record-breaking long jumper Wayne Pinnock produced another record-breaking performance to outclass his rivals to the Boys Class One 110m final at the ISSA/Gracekennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships on Saturday.

Pinnock, who won the long jump title on Thursday, dismantled the field to win in a new mark of 13.06 seconds. He erased the previous time of 13.10 seconds, which was held by Calabar’s Dejour Russell, who finished fourth in the event in 13.43 seconds.

Pinnock’s team-mate Akeem Cargill was second in 13.28 seconds, while third went St Jago’s Rasheed Broadbell in 13.33 seconds.

It was also a KC one-two in the final of the Boys Class Three 100m hurdles final, as Ra'john Gray won the event in the blanket finished in 13.17 seconds ahead of his team-mate Amontae Wray, 13.18 seconds, while third went to Allem Pinto from St Elizabeth in 13.67 seconds.

St Jago’s Vashuan Vascianna produced a spectacular to break in his own record to win the Boys Class Two 100m hurdles event.

Vascianna, who won the Class Two 100m gold medal on Friday night, clocked an impressive 13.26 seconds to erase his previous time of 13.35 second, which he set last year.

Jahvel Granville, also from St Jago, was second in 13.43 seconds, while third went to Neil-Matthew Sutherland of Jamaica College in 13.75 seconds.

Excelsior’s Ackera Nugent produced a scintillating run to win the girls Class Two 100m hurdles in a new record time of 12.91 seconds.

Nugent’s time erased the previous mark of the 12.95, which was held by Ray-donna Lee of Hydel.

Crystal Morrison of St Jago was second in 13.20 seconds, while third went to Salicei Myles from Edwin Allen in 12.50 seconds.

Daszay Freeman from The Queen’s School captured the Class One 100m hurdles in a swift time of 13.63 seconds in front of Winsome Harris from St Elizabeth (13.66) and Jada Campbell from Hydel (13.67).