Minzie & Camerone complete sprint doubles at Ntl Junior Trials
Jevaughn Minzie and Saqukine Cameron completed sprint double victories, but it was Julian Forte, who skipped the 100m, that stole the spotlight at the two-day Jamaica Junior Trials, which ended at National Stadium on Sunday.
Forte sped to 20.38 seconds in winning the 200 metres
With the next best time of 21.35 by Tyquendo Tracey ensuring that Forte was unchallenged during the race, won by almost one second.
Senoj-Jay Givans of Munro was third in 21.41.
Bog Walk High's Minzie who ran a personal best 10.28 on Saturday to take the 100 metres, returned 21.37 seconds for the 200.
In the girls section, Edwin Allen's Cameron, topped a strong 200 metre field in 24.27, adding to her 100 metre time of 11.70.
Natalliah Whyte of St. Jago took second in 24.39.
World youth bronze medallist Olivia James continued to prove her championship mettle when she defeated Chrisann Gordon and Sandrae Farquharson to take the women's under-20 400 metres.
James, who was drawn ahead of both Gordon and Farquharson crossed the line in 53.16 seconds.
Gordon of Holmwood was second in 53.43 and Farquharson, who recently graduated high school in New York, did 54.33 for third.
In the men's section, Javon Francis of Calabar won in 47.16 over Lennox Williams of Manchester 47.55 and Jermaine Fyffe of Wolmer's 47.75.
The girls' under-18 division went to Tiffany James of Papine in 53.77 over Genekee Leith of St. Jago 54.23 while Ivan Henry of St. Jago took the boys section in 48.99 over Renardo Wilson of Bog Walk 49.36.
The World Junior and CAC teams are expected to be named in the coming days.
The World Juniors will be held in Barcelona, Spain from July 10-15 while the CAC Champs will be in El Salvador in the last weekend of June.