Excelsior's Shantae Foreman registered her second gold medal at the 109th ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys 'and Girls' Athletic Championships underway at the National Stadium. After winning the Class two long jump title, Foreman returned to finish top in the high jump with a mark of 1.73m. (Jamaica Observer)
Excelsior have regained the ISSA Grace Shield Under-19 title after dethroning Innswood by a massive 305 runs on Thursday's last day of their 3-day final at the Melbourne Oval. Innswood, who resumed the final day on 9-1 chasing an improbable 546 for victory, were dismissed for 240.
Excelsior girls has been crowned Queens of high school sports based on a new and innovative scoring metric recently unveiled by regional sporting authority, SportsMax.
Excelsior High atop the standings with 42 points. Excelsior High will be awarded $100,000 by SportsMax and JN School Savers for their achievements.` (Sponsored Links-Adapted)
Lacrosse girls' final, Excelsior ,Amanda Graham-Golding-coached team, was able to stave off the challenge from Wolmer's to retain the title they won for the first time last year.
The champions, who had beaten Wolmer's quite easily earlier this season, found their opponents a much more difficult nut to crack in the final.
Excelsior returned a much different team in the second half and their obvious quality shun through, as they who took control of the game in the latter half to ensure the trophy returned to 137 Mountain View Avenue.
(BY DWAYNE RICHARDS-Observer writer-Adapted)