JC wins 4x8 at Penn Relays

Jamaica College (JC) closed out the 126th running of the Penn Relays with victory in the High School Boys’ 4×800 Championship of America final.

JC’s victory on Saturday’s (30 April) final day was the school’s first at the event.

The team of Omarion Davis, Handal Roban, Kemarrio Bygrave and J’Voughnn Blake combined to cross the line in 7:28.38. Roban, with a 1:48.12 split on the second leg, was JC’s fastest on the day.

Ridge, a team out of New Jersey, was taken home in a time of 7:41.59 by Andrew McCabe, James Kisker, Patrick Doran and Jackson Barna.

JC was the only Jamaican team in the final. In the first round (29 April), Khandale Frie, Kemarrio Bygrave, Omarion Davis and Handal Roban took JC into the final with 7:53.41.

JC wins 4x8 at Penn Relays

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By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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