Early Wednesday Evening at Champs

1st Final of Champs features Jamaica College with a Quinella in the Boy's Class II Long Jump


Noel C. Spencer;Newburgh, NY: As the Boy's Class 2 Long Jump final came to a conclusion earlier this afternoon, Jamaica College jumped out to a early start with the quinella from Ajani James and Brian Waysome. The two individuals combined for a 1-2 punch that left the lads from Calabar and KC wondering what happened.

The JC duo leapt 7.10m and 7.09m respectively; outdistancing Jauvaughn Fowler of Calabar by .03m and Shamwawi Welington of KC who came 4th by .05m. Lorne Barrett of Campion College led the preliminiaries with a leap of 6.64m, but ended the competition with a leap of 6.88m.

At the end of the first event; JC scored 16 points, Calabar 6, KC 5, Campion 4, Cornwall 4, and St. Jago 2. Cornwall had two finalist in Alrick Ottey and Odaine Lewis