SISTER ACT: Blue house's Tania Applewhaite (right) edging twin sister Tia for the under-11 girls' 100 metres. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)
IT’S BLUE HOUSE – again and again.
Reigning inter-house champs Adams (Blue) maintained their stranglehold of St Giles sports after winning a third successive title at the National Stadium yesterday.
Led by victrix ludorum Tia Applewhaite and sister Tania, Blue relegated Yellow (Brewster) to bridesmaids yet again after topping the tables with 373 points.
Yellow weren’t too far off after finishing with 355 points while Green (Cumberbatch) placed third with a not too distant 323.
Red House (Parris) came dead last after managing to tally just 260 points.
At least Yellow accounted for the victor ludorum title through the efforts of Under-9 champion Rokeem King, who won the 80, 100 and 200 metres, along with the cricket ball throw.
Yet his 40 points couldn’t match Applewhaite’s performance after the Blue House queen tallied 44 following victories in the Under-11 Girls’ 100 and 600 metres.
She also placed second in the 200, 300 and cricket ball throw.
But she still ended up sharing the victrix ludorum crown with Cumberbatch’s perennial winner J’Nia Edward, who took the title for the fourth straight year.
Edward amassed 44 points as well by winning the cricket ball throw and 400 metres after coming second in the 100, 200, and 600 of the Girls’ Under-13 category. (JM)