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Blue sky high at Grazettes

SPEED TO BURN: Eight-year-old Sherwin Forde (foreground) of Red House blazing to the finish line ahead of Shane Blackman (left) of Blue House in the 200 metres. The race was rerun because the boys ran out of their lanes. Blackman had won the first race. (Pictures by Jameel Springer.) BY A DISTANCE: Ashley Jordan (right) cruising to victory in the 400 metres. It was one of four victories that earned her 40 points and a divisional championship.

Mon, February 11, 2013 - 12:01 AM

THERE IS no stopping the Blue machine.

For the third straight year, Blue won the title at Grazettes Primary School sports day held at the Desmond Haynes Oval on Friday.

 Blue amassed 579 points, thanks in part to outstanding athlete Ashley Jordan, who scored 40 points in the Under-13 division. She won the 100 metres, 200m, 400m and the sack race.

Yellow were second on 561 points, spearheaded by victor ludorum Joshua Alexander from the Under-13 division. He achieved 50 points after winning the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and the cricket ball.

There was a tie for victrix ludorum between Under-9 athlete Cianne Williams of Blue House and Under-11 athlete Ashanti Carterof Red House. Both had 42 points.

Williams won the 100m and 80m, came second in the 150m and novelty event, and third in the cricket ball throw.

Carter won the cricket ball throw and placed second in the 600m and the novelty, fifth in the 100m, and third in the 200m and 400m. (NS)

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