Red’s day to reign
It was very close at Deacon’s Primary School sports day at the Desmond Haynes Oval ground today.
But when the din had died down, it was Red House that emerged as close winners from Blue House with 222 points to 219. Green House copped 170 points to finish third while Yellow House tallied 169 to take the fourth spot.
It was extremely tight action the entire day with the relays proving pivotal for the eventual winners.
Victor ludorum was Malachi Harris of Blue House with 32 points from wins in the ball throw, 400 metres, 100 metres and 200 metres. He also came second in the 800 open boys’ event. Under-nine competitor Kiara Hunte of Red House emerged as victrix ludorum with 28 points scoring wins in the ball throw, 80m, 100m, and potato race.
Hunte narrowly edged under-11 athlete Cedai Springer for that honour. She tallied 27 points and had to settle for the divisional title. Springer had wins in the 100m and 200m, as well as second position in the open 600 metres and third in the 400 metres.
Under-seven athlete Jaden Bowen and under-13 Shadon Sealy also had a good day at sports with the latter winning 100m, 200m and anchoring her team to victory in the 4x100m relay. She also placed fourth in the 600m.††