St Jude’s boys the cross country stars
about 300 metres left and sprinted home in a new record time of 6:52 minutes, eclipsing Danika Lorde’s last year’s time of 6:53 minutes.
St Stephen’s Kadia Rock was third in 6:57 minutes while Bayley’s Skye Edghill-mapp, who won last year’s Classes 1 and 2 race, was fourth in her first outing among the senior girls.
Dazaria Pollard of Mount Tabor was fifth, followed Bay Primary’s Kiana Mullins, St Lawrence’s Diamond Greenidge and the Hillaby Turner’s Hall pair of Aniya Nurse and Ciara Greene.
Wilkie Cumberbatch’s Leanna Green gave her school plenty to celebrate by winning the shorter Class 1 and 2 race in a new record time of 4:48 minutes.
St Angela’s Fayth Jeffrey (4:53) and St Giles’ Nyah Oughterson (4:55) were second and third respectively, with A Dacosta Edwards’ Nataliya Bridgemansmarth edging Charles F. Broome’s Sharifa Nicholls and Savannah Thorne..
Milton Lynch’s lionhearted eight-year-old Rajari Rollins raced to a commanding victory over the Class 1 and 2 Boys in a new record time of 4:25 minutes.
Hilda Skene’s Damarko Maynard was second, narrowly holding off St George’s Amari Wickham as both boys crossed the line in 4:31 minutes. Bayley’s Zyerie Kellman was fourth while his teammate, Xzavier Maughan, who lost ground when he fell, finished sixth, just behind Jordan Blackman from St Luke’s Academy.
Ashkyn Simmons of Eden Lodge taking the Girls’ classes 3 and 4 race. by ezrastuart@ nationnews.com
Speed and stamina: Rajari Rollins of Milton Lynch taking the Boys’ Classes 1 and 2 race.