JC. Kc, Hydel and Gc Foster College among relay winners on day two of Penn Relays

(Original script by Roger Hasfal who is at the Penn Relays)

Jamaica college, Kingston college on the boys side and GC Foster College in the college men section were Jamaican winners on a cold and rainy day at the 127th running of the Penn Relays a the Franklin Field stadium in Philadelphia earlier today. 

hydel meantime produced an impressive performance to lead four Jamaican schools into the girls 4×100 meters championship while Edwin Allen was the only Jamaican team to advance to the final of the 4×800 meters championship.

Jamaica college captured the championship of America 4×100 meters title for the third time in the school’s history and first since 2014.

The quartet of Daniel Beckford, Hector Benjamin, Jaiden Reid and Malique Smith band sped to victory in a time of 40.97 seconds in cold and rainy conditions.’

JC’s head coach Neil Harrison used the unfortunate situations including disqualification in the 4×800 meters and a mishap in the 4×400 as motivation.

Kingston College defended their title in the high school boys 4×400 meters.

the quartet of Amal Glasgow, Marchino rose, Raheem Richards and Emmanuel Rotomiya ran 3 minutes 15.62 seconds to win the event.

There was no joy for Jamaica in the 4×800 meters as Chatam College out of new Jersey pipped Kingston College on the line to take the event in 7 minutes 47.66 seconds.

 kc was timed at 7 minutes 47.66 seconds.

Meantime GC Foster College secured victory in the championship of America college men 4×200 meters.

The team of Andre Dacres, Jahiem Diosi, Jordon James and Roy Miller sped to victory in 1 minute 23.20 seconds

Earlier today Cedrika Williams was in record breaking form as she led a Jamaican trifecta in the girls high school discuss championship event

She hurled 57.23 meters to finish ahead of St Jago’s Abigail Martin 54.54 meters and Britanie Johnson of Camperdown 47.33 meters.

Britania Johnson of Camperdown took the girls shot put title with a throw of 14.04 meters

Jade Ann Dawkins of St Jago was a winner in the girls triple jump with a leap of 13.02 meters.






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