Thursday, December 24, 2009

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

THE QUEST CONTINUES - 2010

MCTF Rules Rural Athletics - Three Consecutive Years
Welcome back to friends, family and team members. We have been the Top Rural Track and Field School in Jamaica for the last three years and our quest towards a national championship continues in the 2009 - 2010 season. Our top team goals are:
  1. Break into the top four at Champs
  2. Three-peat as Western Champions
  3. Win Gold at Penn Relays
  4. Full-Scholarships for Graduating Seniors
This is also our third season online. We took somewhat of a blog sabbatical as most of our communication has been through our MCTF Facebook page which is now over 950 members strong. A special welcome to all those new friends and family.

We would also like to welcome on board this year, Puma AG, the sporting goods company that has signed on to provide our team with gear for the next three years. This relationship was initiated by MCTF parent and past student, Bryan "Lippy" Cummings. A special thank you goes out to Bryan who has been a keen member of the programme for many years.

Our coaching staff remains the same. Head Coach and Sports Department Head, Neil Harrison, leads the charge once again and is superbly supported by Steve Cole ('95) on hurdles / jumps and the institution known as Dr. Gwyn "Bigga" Jones ('84) on field events. Our team captains are graduating senior Jodi-Rae Blackwood (400m, 400mh - U6) and fifth former Rolando Reid (400m). JB was our 07-08 "most improved athlete of the year" and Rolando has won a gold or silver medal at Champs every year that he has participated. Both continue to lead by example and are coaches in their own right.

Our season was kicked off with the inter-house cross country championship that was won by Pearman Calder for the second year in a row (full results are below). PC also won this year's sports day and could quite possibly be ushering in an era of dominance.

Welcome back! Stay tuned.

Regards,
B. Hayden
Team Manager
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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

MUNRO'S ADAM CUMMINGS REPRESENTS TEAM JAMAICA AT GLOBAL PRESS CONFERENCE

Cummings at press conference - far left in front row

Excerpt from the IAAF Press Conference Report: Jamaica’s Adam Cummings who was a runner-up at the Jamaican Youth Trials and part of the Class II winning 4x100m relay team at the Boys and Girls Championships declared: “People I respect? I respect Jamaican athletes who from such a small country can go out and do such great things.”

Cummings fielding questions with American sprinter Prezel Hardy.

See the related Observer article by Paul Reid below.
Cummings one of four for World Youth press session

Paul Reid

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Sprinter Adam Cummings will be one of four athletes invited to today's opening press conference for the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships to be held at the Brixen/Brissanone Town Hall in Italy starting at 11:00 am (4:00am Jamaica time).

CUMMINGS... 15-year-old Munro College student will join three other athletes for media presentation

The 15-year-old Munro College student will join American 100m Youth Champion Prezel Hardy, World Junior high jump champion Kimberly Jess of Germany and Italian 100m Youth champion Matteo Didoni at the event that will be attended by the IAAF hierarchy led by president Lamine Diack.

The six-day event will get underway later today with an opening ceremony at the Brixen-Bressanone Sport Arena where the event will be held starting tomorrow.

The 21-member Jamaican team plus coaches and officials were scheduled to arrive in the Italian city on Saturday after a two-day camp in Havana, Cuba.

Tomorrow's opening day will be a busy one for the Jamaicans who will take part in the first round heats of the girls 100m hurdles, the first-round of the boys 800m, the first two rounds of the 100m for boys and girls, the first round of the 400m for boys, the preliminary rounds of the women's high jump as well as the first round of the girls' 400m hurdles.

Jamaica had their best ever medal haul at the 2007 renewal in Ostrava, Czech Republic, when they landed nine medals including two golds from Dexter Lee in the 100m and Ramone McKenzie in the 200m.

Friday, June 19, 2009

ADAM CUMMINGS MAKES WORLD YOUTH TEAM

(L-R) Earl Lee (3rd, Calabar), Kemar Bailey-Cole (1st, Old Harbour), Adam Cummings (2nd, Munro)
Congratulations to Adam Cummings for making the team to the 2009 World Youth Championships!

Six Under 18 athletes were named today to the Boy's National Team for the World Youth Championships to be held in Sudtirol, Italy on July 8 -12. They are Adam Cummings (Munro), Kemar Bailey-Cole (Old Harbour), Javere Bell (Seaforth), Waynee Hyman (Petersfield), Ashawni Mitchell (Wolmers) and Travis Smikle (Calabar)

Friday, April 17, 2009

CARIFTA '09: MC SENDS FOUR | REAPS TWO

VIDEO: U-17 200m Final (Delano is in the blue in Lane 6)


ALL-TIME BEST FOR TURKS AND CAICOS
Delano Williams (Turks and Caicos), Angelo Germain (Turks and Caicos), Adam Cummings (Jamaica) and Dr. Gwyn Jones (Jamaica) represented their respective countries well at the 2009 Carifta Games.

Dr. Jones, a former national jumper and thrower (Carifta '82 U17 TJ Gold, SP Silver, DT silver) has performed duties as the National Team Physician on a number of occasions. An orthopedic surgeon, Jones can be found in the Medical Room at every major meet held at the National Stadium.

On the track Angelo Germain, representing Turks and Caicos, and Adam Cummings of Jamaica never progressed beyond the semis in their respective events. The multi-talented Germain clocked 53.42 in the U-17 400m semis and Adam clocked a respectable 10.93 (1.5w) for 5th in his semi-final. Cummings did, however, return to win gold running a scintillating leading-off leg in the U-17 4x100. The team set a new championship record of 40.76.



The lone individual medal in 2009 came from Delano Williams of the Turks and Caicos running a personal best of 21.62 (1.4w) to win a bronze in the U17 200m. The time is not only a national junior record for the Turks and Caicos but also a National all-time best across all ages. Congrats to Delano for having his best season ever to date. Delano also won silver in the Class II 200m final at Champs 2009 (22.29, -0.4w) and gold when he anchored the Class II 4x100m team to victory.

MCTF congratulates all our representatives at this year's Carifta Games, on and off the track.


Pics
First: JAM U17 gold medal winning 4x100m team. L-R Odeen Skeen, Travis Drummond, Jazeel Murphy, Adam Cummings
Last: Delano recovers from a bad start and passes the entire field to win his semi in 10.83. Adam was 5th in 10.93.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

CHAMPS '09: DA 3-PEAT | RELAY GOLD

Through Adversity and Beyond
MCTF rolled into Champs 2009 having made stops at Poxville, Hamstring Town and Flu City. Murphy's Law was hard at work but the team cleared every hurdle and pushed through to maintain sixth position (85 pts.) with a collective sense of purpose and desire.

Young Kaneil Harrison (below right), who just over a month before took the sprint treble at Western Champs, went one-three in the "one-four" double. He clocked 11.10 (-0.2w) in the 100m final and 51.02 in the 400m final. Kaneil became the third consecutive Munro College athlete to win the Class III 100m title at the National Boys and Girls Championships (Rolando Reid '07 and Adam Cummings '08). We are unclear as to whether any other school has ever achieved such a feat but it certainly has not happened in the last twenty five years. Congratulations of no mean order must be made to Kaneil, a self-professed "balla" that only this year seriously showed up for the sport of Track and Field. This young man puts his talent to the test on a daily basis under the guidance of his coach and father Neil Harrison. The development of the Father, Son and Holy Coach triumvirate has been beautiful to watch, with the younger Harrison being as sport smart as he is book smart and athletically gifted (Top 3 in class with an 86 avg.).

In Class II we had three individual medals, Rolando Reid was 2nd in the 400m (48.65 PB), Delano Willams was 2nd in the 200m (21.74, -0.2w PB) and Patrick Campbell was 3rd in the 110mH final (14.33, -1.1w). All three of these young men also ran on the GOLD MEDAL WINNING Class II 4x100m relay team (pic above L-R: Delano Williams, Rolando Reid, Adam Cummings, Patrick Campbell). They were joined by former Class III 100m Champion and record holder, Adam Cummings. The quartet while boasting three 10.8 or better sprinters failed to enter the finals as favourites. That title went to Calabar and St. Jago. After one false start and a starters discretionary "call-back", Adam Cummings rocketed from the blocks and ran a strong turn to hand of even with favourites St. Jago and Calabar. Rolando "Midnight" Reid took the baton and ran what can only be described as a Monsta-Back-Strecth eliminating two athletes staggered ahead and leaving all those staggered behind. Hurdler, Patrick Campbell took the baton in first place and handed over in first place after a Monster run of his own where he displaced many flat event sprinters. At this point it was all over as there was no one on the track that was ever going to catch Delano Williams, who tore up the turf to take the team home in a time of 41.54. No Munro team of any age group has run better in the last five years. This team has gone through a great deal of adversity this season with both Reid and Cummings being out at different times due to injury and that is why we have to give a special "big-up" to the 5th man Gavin-Raye Clarke. Gavin has stepped in all season and was pivotal to getting the team to the final this week. Nuff Respect Gavin!!! See relay video below.
CLASS II 4x100m Final
video
We also had many finalists that gave us points. In the Class III 800m, Levar Dunchie placed fifth with a personal best of 2:06:19. Dunchie won all three middle distance events in record time at this year's Western Champs. In the Class II 100m, first years Delano Williams and Adam Cummings were 4th and 5th respectively in 10.78 and 10.88 (0.0w). Super Soprano Desric Beckford, after yet another year of singing in the school choir and only showing up the day before Champs to pick up a pair of spikes, placed 8th in the Class II Long Jump with a PB of 6.19m. Desric has made the Long Jump final each of the three years that he has come to Champs. First Year II Jevaughn Shaw placed fourth with 43.54m in the discus ahead of team mate Emmanuel Oniya who was 8th with 40.72m. In the Class I throws Team Captain Omar Bryan was sixth in the Discus with 46.49m and 5th in the Shot with 15.60m. In the open Triple Jump Mikhail "Drama" Johns was seventh with 14.25m and Jodi-Rae Blackwood was fourth in the 400mH in a time of 52.65.
Pic Above: Class II 4x100m - Patrick Campbell to Delano Williams

Jodi-Rae Blackwood was also integral in the season's best performance for the Open 4x400m relay team. The team of Dexter McKenzie (46.9), Jodi-Rae Blackwood (), Shawnterry Manboard (), and Rolando Reid () clocked 3:15:91 for sixth place.

It was a fulfilling Championship Meet with the school achieving its goal of maintaining sixth position before a move up through to 3rd or 4th. I would like to thank the entire team of athletes, the coaches and medical practitioners Gwyn Jones, Paul Auden and Karey Lewis. Hurdles Coach Steve Cole has worked hard to bring us the first medal in the sprint hurdles in many years. Congrats! Dr. Jones has worked tirelessly as field events coach and medical consultant and has produced results that have been the backbone of the team since the late '80s. Physio-therapist Karey Lewis, nursed many a worn muscle and limb back from the grave this season. We welcome her and look forward to a long relationship. Special thanks must also go out to Guidance Counselor and Cheer Leader #1, Paula Miller-Foster, Coach and Housemaster Joseph Powell and Chef Bill Dennis.

A very special big-up and congrats to returning Head Coach Neil Harrison who brought a great deal of experience and expertise to bear to produce this result through a tumultuous season. Nuff Respect Coach Harrison and welcome back!

On now to the 115th running of the Penn Relays, The Jamaica Invitational and Youth and Junior Trials. If you haven't already made your contribution to get the team to the Penn Relays please call at the number below to find out how best to do so.

Regards,
B. Hayden
Team Manager
876-869-7153

Class III 100m Final


Top Ten Finishers
1) KINGSTON COLLEGE 223.50     2) CALABAR  222
3) JAMAICA COLLEGE 154 4) WOLMERS 144
5) ST. JAGO 122.50 6) MUNRO 85
7) ST. GEORGE'S 84 8) HOLMWOOD 50
9) BRIDGEPORT HIGH 43 10) STETHS 38


Thursday, March 26, 2009

CARIFTA TRIALS 2009 - CONGRATS REDZ!!!

MCTF Sends One!
Adam Cummings, 2008 Class III 100m Champion and record holder, came into Carifta Trials having run only one competitive 100m race since March 2008. Many question marks lingered about his level of fitness. These were all laid to rest after the first round when he clocked 11.13 into a 0.9m/s wind. He then moved to the final where he ran 2nd in a new personal best of 10.75. This put him squarely on the 2009 Carifta Team where he will most certainly have sprint relay duties as well.

Other finalists at the meet were:
U-17s - Patrick Campbell in the 100mh (13.92) and 400mH (55.61), Emmanuel Oniya in the Discus (41.56m) and Shot (14.14m), Chadrick Morrison (1.75m) and Myles Chingara in the Triple Jump (12.60m)

and

U-19s - Dexter McKenzie in the LJ (6.73m), Omar Bryan in the Discus (46.72m) and Shot (14.42), Razzack White in the Discus (45.30m) and Rajae Gayle in the Shot (14.95m)

Congratulations to Adam Cummings for making Jamaica's 2009 team to the Carifta Games!

MC AT GIBSON 2009

West Champs Fatigue Sets In
MC fielded 4x100m and 4x200m teams in all classes along with an Open 4x400m team. In a day racked with cramps and strains three teams made it to their respective finals; the Class III and II 4x100m and the Open 4x400m. Key Class II sprinter Rolando Reid suffered a strain in the heats of the 4x100m and sat out the remainder of the meet. With Rolando, Dexter McKenzie and Odane Reid nursing injuries, the team pulled out of the 4x400m final.

The Class III 4x100m quartet of Rosean Maxwell, Kaneil Harrison, Tyrone Mollison and Mathew Walcott copped fourth place in their final (44.87). The Class II team of Gavin-Raye Clarke, Adam Cummings, Patrick Campbell and Delano Williams placed 7th in 44.94.

The MCTF highlight of the meet must have been the return of Adam Cummings to active duty after being out for a few weeks with an injury.

Pic: Class III 4x100m Prelims - Maxwell hands to Harrison, Class II 4x100m Prelims - Cummings hands to Reid

Comprehensive Results can be found to the right in the 2009 results section.

Regards,
B. Hayden
Team Manager
My apologies for the late post.

Monday, February 23, 2009

MUNRO REPEATS AS WESTERN CHAMPIONS !!!

SWEEPS CLASS III TRACK EVENTS. Munro College dropped the sledge hammer on Western Champs for the second year running defeating its nearest competitor by over 100 points. MCTF student-athletes also had their fair share of records capturing five of the nine that were broken at the 2009 Championship Meet. While full results should arrive later today we can offer a few highlights. Munro won every single track event in class III with two triple winners. Levar Dunchie took the 800, 1500 and 3000 with the latter two being records. Kaneil Harrison took the 100, 200 and 400m titles with the first and last being records. In Class II Rolando Reid and Delano Williams took the quinella by exchanging places in both short sprints, Reid won the 100m and Williams the 200m. Munro also took the quinella in the Class I discus and the Class II shot put.



The highlight of the final day must have been the Class III 4x100m relay final. The team of Rosean Maxwell, Kaneil Harrison, Tyrone Mollison and Mathew Walcott would have entered the final as joint favourites with host St. Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS). Earlier that morning Maxwell (below) won the 100mH in a record time of 14.28. He followed that up with point generating performances in the 200m and 400m. Kaneil Harrison (above) had already won the sprint treble.

At the sound of the gun Maxwell exploded out of the blocks and had an early step on the field. After 5m he, along with everyone at the STETHS Green, realised that he had left the baton in the blocks. Maxwell proceeds to turn back, pick up the baton and attempt to chase the field now 30m ahead (many 14yr olds would have given up right there). Maxwell did well and closed the margin by almost 10m to hand over 20m behind. The Boltian Harrison, at 6' 2" and blazing, grabbed the baton and tore through the field like hellacious knife through scared butter. He closed the gap to 5m and handed over in 3rd place behind STETHS and William Knibb. The diminutive and now clearly inspired Tyron Mollison takes the baton and runs a scorching turn and executes a seamless change in 2nd place with anchorman Mathew Walcott. Walcott just under 5m behind STETHS is, like Mollison, inspired beyond any expectation and also has the run of his life. At 50m to go the STETHS lead is 4m, at 30 it's 3m and 20m it's 1m and then Walcott blasts by STETHS to win by a lean in what had to be the race of the meet. At Munro we have an expression, "Instant Legend"; a term that embodies the lore of the great Munro v Cornwall football matches of the 40s and 50s, blanketed in dense fog and littered with broken bones. An expression reminiscent of feats like Lindy Delapenha's, winning Champs on his own by medaling in eight events. Munro's 2009 Class III 4x100m team created an Instant Legend at Western Champs 2009. They pulled off a miracle, they "never gave up". Credit to all these young men for their heroic feat, but special mention to Maxwell for in the face of shock, surprise and eminent defeat he turned back and picked up the baton.

Regards,
B.C. Hayden
Team Manager

FINAL POINT STANDING (Full Results to Come)

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

WEST CHAMPS DAY 1: MONSTER MUNRO LEAD

Munro College leads the 2009 Western Championships by 67 points after day one of the two-day annual championship meet. Munro sits on 188 points ahead of Herbert Morrison's 121 points after a number of field event finals.

Preliminary reports have Emmanuel Oniya (far left) taking the Class II weight double with a record throw of 48.55m in the discus. The other double winner on the day was Class III middle distance man Levorr Dunchie (near left), who took first place in the 1500m and 3000m, both in record times. Dunchie will enter the Class III 800m final with the fastest qualifying time.

MCTF also has at least one finalist in every event, except two, to be contested on the final day.

A more comprehensive report will come when official results arrive.

RESULTS FROM WESTERN RELAYS

CHANGES CHANGES CHANGES
Western Relays revealed that there is still work to be done with the stick in the weeks going forward. All 4x100 teams suffered from faulty changes and recorded sub-standard performances. However, the Open Medley and 4x400m events revealed significant positives. The medley highlighted performances from each leg with Clifton Lee and Weynell Williams splitting 23.low on their respective legs. In the 4x400m Rolando Reid and Class III sprinter Kaneil Harrison had PB splits of 48.34 and 51.00 respectively.

The highlight for MCTF must have been Dexter McKenzie's win in the Open Long Jump with a leap of 7.26m on his final jump in the preliminary round (his two previous jumps were fouls).

A comprehensive list of results can be found in the "2009 results" list to the right

MCTF Results - 2009 Western Relays
4x100m

Class I 5th 42.60
Class II 6th 43.98
Class III 6th 46.89
Class IV 6th 50.23

4x200m
Class I DQ
Class II 5th 1:32:19

Class I&II Medley 10th 3:42:85

4x400m Open 3rd 3:20:00
R. Reid (48.34), J. Blackwood (48.21), K. Harrison (51.70), E. Davis (51.75)

Long Jump Open
Dexter McKenzie 1st 7.26m
Khriswayne Wallace 9th 6.04m

PEARMAN CALDER WINS SPORTS DAY 2009 !!!

PC BREAKS 7-YR DROUGHT
Pearman Calder won Sports Day 2009 with stellar performances across classes and event categories. In so doing they broke a seven year curse for the title position.

Tevin Wilson (Class IV Champion Athlete), Kaneil Harrison (Overall and Class III Champion Athlete), Rolando Reid (Class II Champion Athlete), Dexter McKenzie (Class I Champion Athlete), Levar Dunchie, Delano Williams, Javauri Mitchell, Emmanuel Oniya, Jevaughn Shaw, Omar Bryan and Razzack White had multiple medal winning performances.

Final House Positions
  1. Pearman Calder
  2. Dickenson
  3. Sangster
  4. Coke Farquaharson
  5. Harrison

***Official event results to come***

Thursday, February 5, 2009

MIDNIGHT TAKES A DOUBLE AT STETHS

When you have a green carpet for a track, like STETHS does, you're going to attract a few athletes. Last Saturday STETHS hosted a "Champs-like" crowd of participants for its Invitational. Perenially one of the best multi-diciplinary meets for the year, the Invitational suffered from an over population of athletes. The accommodating virtue paid a high price when all the 100m heats finished in just under five hours and resulted in the removal of the 1500m from the schedule.

The surge of interest in the sport has been compounded by a banner Olympic year in 2008. The demand for meets by schools and athletes now far outstrip supply. Most meets this season have attempted to host in a single day the same amount of students and events that Champs hosts over a four day period and Champs is among the largest annual High School Championship meets in the world. At some point the powers that be must realize the math just doesn't work. The development schedule needs more meets and better technology to accommodate the quantum size increases that have occurred over the last four years. With that said, I must commend Keith Wellington and Eldemire Smith of STETHS for weathering the flood.

It is a rare year when a MCTF thrower doesn't have a breakout performance at STETHS. This year Emanuel Onyia and Jevaughn Shaw had personal bests in the Class II Discus. Onyia won with 46.98m and Shaw was 4th with 39.07m. Other highlights on the field came from Dexter McKenzie's 6.98m leap in the Class I Long Jump for the win followed up by a 11.06 clocking in the 100m for 7th place overall. Other MCTF wins came from Kaneil Harrison in the Class III 100m (11.47) and Patrick Campbell in the U-17 400mH (58.47).

However, it was Rolando "Mignight" Reid's performances that stole the meet by winning the Class II 100m in 11.07 and coming back to win the Class I&II Grand Prix 100 in 10.90.

A preliminary draft of the meet's results can be found in the "2009 Results" section to the right.

Regards,
B.C. Hayden
Team Manager

BIG SHOTSKY MEETS THE BIG YORUBA

The Big Shot Invitational, like all "Throwers R Us" meets, was a well-run and enjoyable family affair. MCTF rolled in with a four man strong delegation that saw the return of Nigerian born Emmanuel Onyia (pronounced "un-yah" at Munro). Onyia (left) opened up his final Class II season with a win in the Shot (14.82m) and a 2nd place finish in the Discus (43.70m). He was joined by first year Class II man Jevaughn Shaw who finished 5th in the Discus (38.53m) and 10th in the Shot (11.47m).

In Class I, Razzack White and Rajae Gayle had notable performances in the Discus with 7th (41.58) and 8th (40.88m) place finishes respectively.

A complete list of results can be found in the "2009 Results" section to the right.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

RESULTS FROM CENTRAL HURDLES AND RELAYS

Jumpers Sprint | Sprinters Jump
In its second year, the Central Hurdles and Relays Meet has fast become a favourite on the MCTF schedule. The meet was not overcrowded, often ran ahead of schedule and was centred by a fitting ceremony honouring the achievements of Olympic gold medallist, Deon Hemmings. Kudos to Jerry Holness and his team.

MCTF fielded a team of thirty student-athletes across the flat hurdles and sprint relays. While there were some excellent performances, overall the times were subdued because of heavy negative winds. Patrick Campbell and Myles Chingara took medal positions in the Class II 110mH and 400mH respectively. Newcomer Jevaughn Jackson took 4th in the Class II 110mH with an impressive run for his second time ever over the sticks. The relay teams also performed well highlighted by the performance of the mile relay squad that finished second in 3:18:83. The team entered as the meet record holders having won last year's inaugural. This year we were led off by National Long Jumper, Dexter Mckenzie (above left) who filled in at the last minute and split 48.2. Rolando Reid took the baton around in 50.9, Jodi-Rae Blackwood in 47.9 and Erroll Davis in 51.2.

A summary of MCTF performances are below and a comprehensive list of the meet's performances can be found in the "2009 Results" section to the right.

Class I 4x100m 43.18 5th
Class II 4x100m 44.00 4th
Class III 4x100m 47.46 6th

Class I & II 100m
Adam Cummings 11.71 7th
Rolando Reid 11.73 8th

Class II 110mH
Patrick Campbell 16.24 2nd
Jevaughn Jackson 16.75 4th

Class II 400mH
Myles Chingara 1:02:78 1st

Monday, January 19, 2009

RESULTS FROM THE 2009 KIRKVINE MEEET

Munro landed in numbers once again for their second outing of the season. Coaches Harrison and Cole ran a forty two man squad to the 2009 Puma/JAAA Meet in Kirkvine, Manchester. Much thanks must be given to Ms. Smith, Mrs. Miller-Foster and Mr. Powell for their support. The performances on the track were balanced with 11 A and B standard Champs qualifiers respectively.

The team had two first place finshers in the form of Kaneil Harrison (above, Class III 400m, 53.20s) and the Open Mile Relay A Team in 3:29:00s. Other notable performances came from Levarr Dunchie for 2nd in the Class III 800m, Delano Williams (right) for 3rd in the Class II 200m, Jodi-Rae Blackwood for 5th and Rolando Reid for 6th in the Classes I and II 400m respectively. Please see below for a list of top ten finishers. A comprehensive list of results can be found in the results section to the right (courtesy of the meet organizers).



Sunday, January 11, 2009

RESULTS FROM THE 2009 JC INVITATIONAL

Campbell Takes 110mH Title at JC
MC Track and Field kicked off its 2009 season with a balanced opener at the JC Wata Invitational. Coach Harrison carried 42 athletes that covered most of the events offered on the day. The highlight of the meet was the performance of second year Class II sprinter and Harrison House 4th former, Patrick Campbell (above). Campbell won the 110mH event in a time of 14.90 beating his previous best of 15.27. Also on the track Kaneil Harrison (below left) set a personal best in the Class III 100m by placing third with a time of 11.22 and placed 6th in the 400m with 54.81. Delano Williams was 7th in the Class II 100m with a time of 11.13 and Jodi-Rae Blackwood was 4th in the Class I 400m in 50.28.

In the field events Omar Bryan took second in the Men's Discus (2K) with a throw of 42.30m and set a personal best in the Class I shot with a throw of 15.15m. Chadrick Morrison and Jade Rankine tied for 2nd in the Class II High Jump at 1.75m.

See below for a list of the team members that finished in the top 10. of their respective events. A comprehensive list of results can be found in the "2009 results" section to the right. There were no 1500m races or relays due to
poor light.

Patrick Campbell Wins Class II 110mH in 14.90 secs

video


Class III 800m

Levorr Dunchie 2:19.70 6th

Class III 100mH

Rosean Maxwell 15.00 4th

Class II 110mH

Patrick Campbell 14.90 1st

Class III 100m

Kaneil Harrison 11.22 3rd

Class II 100m

Delano Williams 11.13 7th

Class I 100m

Shawnterry Manboard 10.82 9th

Class III 400m

Kaneil Harrison 54.81 6th

Class I 400m

Jodi-Rae Blackwood 50.28 4th

Class III High Jump

Romario Lynch 1.55m 7th

Class II High Jump

Chadrick Morrison 1.75m 2nd

Jade Rankine 1.75m 2nd

Class II Shot Put

Jevaughn Shaw 12.56m 7th

Class I Shot Put

Omar Bryan 15.15m 4th

Rajae Gayle 14.81m 6th

Class I Discus

Razzack White 42.79 8th

Rajae Gayle 40.71 9th

THE ADAM CUMMINGS INTERVIEW ON KLAS

MC Track and Field sprinter, Adam Cummings, sat down for an excellent interview with KLAS' Young Sport, last Tuesday. Hear the interview below courtesy of KLAS.

CUMMINGS ON KLAS RADIO
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CUMMINGS SETS NEW CHAMPS RECORD
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