📷: Danielle Noble/Courtesy of Caribbean News Weekly

Danielle Noble and Nastassia Burrell gave Jamaica its first two medals at the Carifta Games now under-way at the National Stadium.

Noble won gold in the girls under-17 high jump with a leap of 1.73 metres.

Silver went to Tenique Vincent of Trinidad and Tobago, while Jah’kyla Morton of the British Virgin Island bagging the silver.

Burrell picked up the silver in the girls’ shot put with a throw of 13.10 metres.

The event went to Savianna Joseph of the British Virgin Islands with a throw of 13.54 metres, with Terrell McCoy of the Bahamas taking the bronze in 13.00 metres.

Meanwhile, Jamaica will have two representatives in all four finals of the 400-metres later this evening.

In the under-17 boys’ 400-meters final Jamaica will have Marchino Rose and Tajh-Marques White.

Rose, who is attempting the Usain Bolt Carifta 200 and 400 metres double, booked his place in the final after winning semi-final three in 49.22 seconds, as we hear from Sportsmax.

White won the semi-final-2 in 49.95 seconds.

The girls’ final will feature Jamaica’s Abigail Campbell and Quana Walker.

Meanwhile, in the under-20 boys’ 400-metres, Delano Kennedy’s 47.86 seconds is the fastest time going into the final with his teammate Shemar Palmer having the third best time of 48.49 seconds.

And Kaylia Kelly with a qualifying time of 55.23 seconds will run from Lane-3 in the under-20 girls’ 400-metres final, while compatriot, Oneika McAnnuff, who finished second in class-1 at Champs, will run from lane-5.