Three schools top cycling competition
This year’s National Sports Council (NSC) Primary School Cycling Competition held at the Wildey Gymnasium saw Bay Primary, St Martin’s Mangrove and Belmont Primary winning a majority of the races.
In the Under-9 girls’ 500m race Kevianna Holder of Bay Primary came first followed by Kiarra Gamble of St Ambrose and Alisha Best of Belmont third. The Under-9 boys’ 500m was won by Jadan Burgess of Belmont, Renico Taitt-Best of St Martin’s Mangrove placed second and Keshawn Codrington of Ellerton Primary rounded off the top three.
Holder also captured the girls’ 1000m while Best came second and Gamble third. In the boys’ race Michael Browne of Bay Primary won the 1000m, Xavier Webster came in second position for St Luke’s Brighton and Burgess in third for Belmont.
In the ten and over girls’ 500m, St Martin’s Mangrove edged out Kaalisha Goodridge of St Lukes and Negesti Austin of Bay Primary, who placed second and third respectively. In the boys’ equivalent, Hakeem Perryman of Belmont came out on top ahead of Tyjahe Nurse of St Martin’s Mangrove in second and Rachad Gittens of Bay Primary.
In the girls’ 1200m showdown Akeza Pouar give St Martin’s Mangrove another reason to smile when she won that event. Sanaa Best of Bay Primary came in second and Kadisha Goodridge of St Luke’s in third.
Perryman captured the boys’ 1200m for Belmont followed by Reshawn Butcher of St Luke’s and Shakeem Carter of Ellerton.