Edwin Allen Excessive College’s sprinter Bryan Levell will face off towards high American high-school sprinter Jordan Anthony in Saturday’s huge 100 metres conflict on the East Coast Worldwide Showcase, which shall be held on the Prince George Sports & Studying Complicated in Landover, Maryland.
Levell, who has run 10.25 seconds this 12 months, will face the ever-improving Anthony, who has run 10.14 over the gap this season.
Levell stated he’s wanting ahead to decreasing his private finest time of 10.21 on the meet.
“I haven’t trained a lot over the past weeks due to the rain, but I know that I can handle this event,” stated Levell. “I just plan to go out there and execute a proper race and hopefully, I can come out with a personal best time,” he stated.
One other fascinating matchup on the playing cards shall be Brianna Lyston from Hydel Excessive, the quickest Jamaican junior feminine within the 100m this 12 months, dealing with off with American indoor 60m junior file holder Shawnti Jackson.
Lyston, who additionally gained 200m gold on the Carifta Video games, broke the Class One file for the half-lap occasion, clocking a blistering 22.53 seconds on the 2022 ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Ladies’ Athletics Championships.
Her teammate Kerrica Hill, who’s the second-fastest Jamaican junior this 12 months with a time of 11.16, can be right down to compete within the 100m.
Juliet Campbell, sports activities advertising and marketing supervisor of the meet’s title sponsors Puma, stated all is now in place for this 12 months’s meet and they’re wanting ahead to a really profitable staging.
“It is going to be really exciting, because it has turned out much better than we thought it would be,” stated Campbell. “Everything is in place, the sponsorship and marketing part of it, and I could not have done it without Olympian Sanjay Ayre, because he is there in Baltimore and I am elsewhere trying to finish up my work, while still trying to get everything organised for the meet,” she stated.
“Several schools are already there in Baltimore. We are housing and taking care of them free of cost,” Campbell stated.
The occasions right down to be contested on the meet are the 100 metres, 200m, 400m, 800m in addition to all of the hurdles. Throwing and leaping occasions may also be on the programme.
The opposite colleges which might be right down to compete on the meet are Kingston School, St Elizabeth Technical, St Jago Excessive’s girls and boys, and Excelsior Excessive.