Yellow gets gold
After many years of trying the athletes of Yellow House finally have bragging rights at St. George Primary School.
They took the championship today at the school’s Inter-House Sports Day at Kensington Oval, tallying 565 to register a comfortable 75-point margin over their nearest rivals, Red House, which copped 490 points. Green House with 455? points and Blue House with 439? points finished third and fourth respectively.
Sports officials were still busy late this evening tallying points to determine which boy and girl had won the victor and victrix ludorum titles. However, during the day there were a number of good performances from many of the youngsters.
In the Under-13 Division, Sarah Belle of Green House had wins in the 400m and 200m, as well as anchored her team in the 4x100m and medley events. She also placed second in the 100m and the cricket ball throw. Under-13 boy Dwayne Cadogan of Yellow House also had a good day on the field. He won the 400m and 800m, as well as the cricket ball throw. He was second in the 100m, third in the 200m and also anchored his team to victory in the 4x100m and medley races.
Under-11 athlete Donneisha Moore of Red House was first in the 100m, second in the 600m, second in the cricket ball throw and was also part of her house’s winning 4×100 and medley teams.Other athletes catching the eye were Under-7 Keshawn Spencer of Yellow House who won the 50m and tennis ball throw; Under-9 Tashuana Lewis of Green House who won the 80m, placed second in the 100m and fourth in the cricket ball throw; and Under-11 Nathaniel Allman of Yellow House who won the 400m, placed third in the 100m, and was part of the victorious medley and 4×100 relay teams.††