Danielle Williams continued her excellent form this season with another sub-8secs clocking in the women’s 60m hurdles at Friday’s Tiger Paw Invitational in Clemson, South Carolina.
Jamaican Williams won her heat of the women’s 60mH in 8.02 ahead of Brandee Johnson of Florida 8.40s. She later returned to run 7.99 in the semi-finals, but then skipped the final.
Fellow Jamaican Jeanine Williams, who advanced from the heats with the third-fastest time of 8.14s, dropped out at the semi-final stage with 8.34.
Also, former Manchester High standout, Sidney Marshall of Clemson qualified for the semi-final round with 8.37, then got knocked out with 8.29.
Keni Harrison, however, recorded the fastest times of the day. She ran 7.97 in the heats, 7.88 in the semi-finals before taking the final in 7.80. Anna Cockrell 8.01 was second in the final.
In the men’s event, Grant Holloway led the qualifiers from the first round with 7.52 to win heat 6. He then returned with 7.48 in the semis and later won the final in 7.38, beating the old facility record of 7.42.
Trey Cunningham, Florida State junior, finished second in 7.51. He took had good times of 7.65s and 7.64s in the first and semi-final rounds.
Antigua and Barbuda’s Joella Lloyd, representing the University of Tennessee, ran 7.33 and 7.27 for the 6th fastest qualifier. She, however, finished 8th in the final with 7.36s.
Celera Barnes of Kentucky and Twanisha Terry of USC, both ran 7.18 in the final.
Jamaican Shian Hyde qualified for the semi-finals with 7.53, but her 7.47 wasn’t enough to get her in the final.
Warren Fraser of Bahamas won the men’s 60m dash in 6.56 ahead of Brendon Stewart of USC, 6.58. Fraser ran 6.63 and 6.58 in the earlier rounds.
Cejhae Green of St. Kitts and Nevis, 6.67 and 6.65 also secured his ticket to the final but did not start.
Jamaicans Raheem Chambers, 6.72 and 6.71 and Jhevaughn Matherson, 6.72 and 6.63, also booked tickets to the final. They too did not start.
Bahamian Doneisha Anderson, representing Florida State, won the women’s 400m in 52.06 ahead of Kyra Constantine of USC, 52.14.
In the men’s 400m, BVI’s Kyron McMaster, 45.84 finished behind Jonathan Jones of Texas, 45.78.
Caymanian Jamal Walton finished 4th in 46.35.
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