Jamaican high school boys’ teams will have big boots to fill if they are to emulate their female counterparts on Saturday’s final day of the 121st Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field, Philadelphia.
Jamaican high school girls won three events on Saturday, Edwin Allen High girls won two events, the 4x100m and 4x400m while Holmwood Technical won the 4x800m.

Calabar, Kingston College and St Elizabeth Technical have qualified in two events so far, the 4x800m and 4x100m Championships of Americas races with the first round of the 4x400m set for Saturday morning and the finals later in the day.
Calabar leads the qualifiers in the 4x100m with Kingston College, St Jago High, Calabar, St George College and St Elizabeth Technical also seeking to replace Jamaica College as the champions.
Jamaica College failed to advance to the Championships of Americas final and will have to be satisfied with the Large Schools consolation finals after running 43.09 seconds in the heats.
Wolmers Boys will join Jamaica College in the Large Schools finals while Excelsior School, Munro College, Petersfield High and Papine qualified for the Small Schools final where Cornwall College are the first alternate.
In the 4x800m, defending champions Calabar High leads a quartet of Jamaican schools including Kingston College, Holmwood Technical and St Elizabeth Technical in to the finals.
Calabar ran 8:00.12 seconds with the team of Gawayne Porter, Norman Pittersgill, Orville Dixon and Alex Hutton to get in as one of the slowest teams.
Kingston College was the fastest Jamaican team with 7:56.36 seconds with the team of Kadeem Willis, Chad Miller, Delano Rochester and Miguel Morrison.
STETHS ran 7:58.45 seconds with Acdane Campbell, Paul Tate, Shemar salmon and Jauavney James while Holmwood ran 7:59.85 seconds with Rogaye Granston, Denvare Robinson, Kajay Walker and Daniel Glave.
Jamaica College, Edwin Allen and Spalding all failed to qualify. There were no luck for the boys in the throwing events as Kino Dunkley of Munro College was third in the discus with 58.28m while Stevon Crooks of Petersfield finished 13th with 48.85m.