Highlights of Day 5:
Class 1 Boys 400M: Javon Francis of Calabar High broke Usain Bolt’s 11 year old record of 45.35s with an impressive time of 45.00s.
Devon Spencer of St. Elizabeth Technical High broke the record of 59.66m with a whopping distance of 63.97m in the Boys Javelin Open.
Mellica Gordon of St. Jago High broke the 21 year old record of 10.50s with a time of 10.49s in the Class 4 Girls 70M Hurdles.
Class 1 Girls 100M Hurdles: Peta-Gaye Williams of St. Jago High defeated World Youth Champion and record holder, Yanique Thompson of Holmwood Technical High.
After his record breaking performance last night, Jaheel Hyde of Wolmer’s Boys returned on Day 5 to claim victory in the 110M Hurdles ahead of Tyler Mason of Jamaica College.
Kiara Grant of Alpha Academy, the Class 4 Girls 100M champion won the Class 4 Girls 200M ahead of Ashanti Moore of Hydel High and Joanne Reid of St. Jago High.
Class 3 Boys 200M: Tyreke Wilson and Christopher Taylor of Calabar High took first and second respectively with Wilson making a new record of 21.72s, erasing the old mark of 21.87s.
Class 2 Girls 200M: Favourite of the event, Shauna Helps of Wolmer’s Girls false started and was disqualified, leaving Natalliah Whyte of St. Jago High victorious and Shanice Reid also of St. Jago High coming in second.
Jhevaughn Matherson of Kingston College defeated the 100m champion and record holder Raheem Chambers of St. Jago High.
Jevaughn Minzie of Bog Walk High took Gold in the Class 1 Boys 200M ahead of Martin Manley of St. Jago High and Michael O’Hara of Calabar High. Zharnel Hughes of Kingston College, the 100m record holder did not show up for this event. Javon Francis of Calabar High, pulled up and did not complete the race.
Girls 1600M Sprint Medley Open: Edwin Allen High set a new record of 4:00.47s.
Kingston College, 3:25.78s set a new record in the Boys 1600M Sprint Medley Open. Calabar High also went under the record with a time of 3:26.01.
Christoffe Bryan of Wolmer’s Boys broke his old record of 2.19m in the Boys Class 1 High Jump setting the new record to 2.20m. He then raised the bar to 2.23m, breaking the record for the second time in one night.
Class 1 Boys 4x100M: Calabar High set a new record of 39.35s. Jamaica College in second place also went under the record with a time of 39.69s.
Class 3 Girls 4x100M: Hydel High set a new record of 45.33s, erasing the old record of 45.76s.
Class 3 Boys 4x100M champions, Calabar High ran a time of 41.81s breaking the record of 42.36s.
Class 4 Girls 4x100M: champions, St. Jago High set the new record at a time of 47.28s breaking the previous record of 47.48s.
Final race of the night, the previous record for the Boys 4x400M Relay Open of 3:09.21 was shattered by St. Jago High school with a time of 3:08.31s.
The victors of the night celebrated as they ran on to the track raising their flags high. The closing ceremony commenced and the victors sat on the track while the crowd was entertained by a music and dance number along with cheerleaders and a marching band. The night came to a close with a spectacular display of Fireworks.
The final point standing for The Issa Grace Kennedy 2014 Boys and Girls Championships are:
1. Calabar High 305
2. Kingston College 208.50
3. Jamaica College 190
4. St. Jago High 158.50
5. St. Elizabeth Technical High 123
1. Edwin Allen High 337.50
2. St. Jago High 263
3. Hydel High 229
4. Holmwood Technical High 211.50
5. Vere Technical High 141
Photos by Incognito Entertainment