Edwards, Hamilton take George Lee Foundation 6KM
Naggo Head Primary were crowned Institute of Sports (INSPORTS)/Klayto Sutherland Portmore Primary Schools Netball Rally champion, after they defeated Portsmouth 2-0 in the final last Wednesday.
Naggo Head’s Quacian Davis was named the competition’s Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Waterford copped third place as they surprised Ascot Primary 3-1. Ascot looked good in the preliminary round as they notched up three straight wins. Ten schools contested the one-day event. The league commences on Wednesday, October 26.
At the end of the final on Wednesday, Andrea Hanson, INSPORTS’ officer for Portmore, handed over the winning trophy to a jubilant Naggo Head team.
Showayne Edwards and Ackelia Hamilton won the respective male and female categories in the George Lee Foundation 6KM Road Race at the Portmore HEART Academy recently. Dionne Marie Harrison (left) and Andrew Wilkinson of the Mayberry Fishing team (Safe Passage) proudly collect their second place trophy from Bobby Stewart (right), tournament director for the Montego Bay Yacht Club, during the Portland Marlin Tournament on Sunday, October 9. Mayberry Investments placed second in the Port Antonio Marlin Tournament, where the team caught two blue marlins, one 110lbs and the other 120lbs.
Hamilton won in 20 minutes and 22 seconds to beat Bridgeport High’s 16year-old athlete, David Thompson, who clocked 20 minutes and 42 seconds. St Catherine High’s Romardo Huluzana placed third in 21 minutes, .01 second.
Hamilton, a student at St Catherine High, took the female section in 26 minutes, 24 seconds, while her schoolmate, Serena Douglas (26 minutes, 40 seconds), and Dana Thomas (27 minutes, 59 seconds) of Bridgeport High, placed second and third, respectively.
Mayor George Lee, who died three years ago, is the first elected mayor in Portmore. He played a major role in Portmore achieving municipal status.
The foundation, headed by Anita Lee, the former mayor’s widow, has been coordinating the event alongside