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Good Showing! Munro College, Green Island shine at Milo Western Relays

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer

Thursday, February 14, 2013    

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CATHERINE HALL, St James - Munro College with three wins and Green Island High, who retained one of two titles from last year, were the top western schools at Saturday's 35th staging of the Milo Western Relays at the Montego Bay Sports Complex at Catherine Hall.

Munro College won the blue ribbon event the high school boys 4x400m relay in a new meet record 3 minutes 13.12 seconds after winning the Class 2 4x200m and the Class 4 4x100m, while Green Island retained the Class 1 4x200m title.

Eleven records were broken at the meet that is considered the first major meet of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association's (JAAA) calendar.

With IAAF World Junior Championships 200m gold medalist Delano Williams on the anchor leg, Munro College ran away from the field to win the 4x400m relay the final event of the high school schedule.

Kingston College was second with Wolmer's Boys taking third place.

Earlier the St Elizabeth school won the Class 2 4x200m in 1 minute 30.18 seconds beating Wolmer's Boys and Kingston College to the tape.

The Class 4 sprint relay team won their event in 49.14 seconds beating Cornwall College and Green Island.

After losing their Class 1 4x100m title to Kingston College earlier in the day, the team of Chadwayne Vidal, Odail Todd, Gremeko Whitelock and Neeno Symester won the 4x200m event running 1 minute 25.51 seconds followed home by Wolmers Boys and Holmwood Technical.

There were also four wins in the Primary and Prep schools section with Supreme Prep winning the Prep School boys 4x100m; Catherine Hall took the Primary Boys race; Mt Alvernia Prep won the girls prep race and Barracks Road won the girls primary event.

Comets Track Club's Royland Burrell won the 400m Men's Open in 49.65 seconds, while former Frome Technical runner Rushell Clayton won the women's 400m hurdles Open in 1 minute 00.59 seconds running for the University of the West Indies-Mona.

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