(Jamaica Gleaner) Atlanta-based cyclist Andy Scarano outclassed the field again yesterday to claim his third straight stage race and overall victory in the Elite Men category of the inaugural Jamaica Montego Bay International Cycling Classic (JMICC).
The American finished the return 50-mile Whitter Village to Duncans stage in under two hours to edge out 14-year-old Jamaican Cajur Chue of Team MoBay, with Russell Small finishing third.
Scarano, riding for Team 706P out of the United States, secured another 23 points to finish with a total of 69 points, a whopping 43 ahead of Team Jamaica Under-23 cyclist Khori Mauricette, who finished second overall with 26 points.
Chue, a Herbert Morrison High School student, came in a close third overall with 25 points with Brenden Cornette of Team 706P and Jamaica Elite’s Jerome Forrest rounding out the top five.
For his efforts, Scarano took home the US$1,000 overall prize money along with the JMICC Trophy. The American was very happy to secure the inaugural title.