Ed­wards, Hamil­ton take Ge­orge Lee Foun­da­tion 6KM

Jamaica Gleaner - - SPORT -

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

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