Orange make them see red

RIA GOODMAN, riagoodman@nationnews.com

Added 07 February 2017

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Orange House emerged champions at St Martin’s-Mangrove sports. (Picture by Kenmore Bynoe.)

SPURRED BY victrix ludorum Celesia Coppin, Orange House crossed the finish line first to win St Martin’s-Mangrove inter-house championships at Rices Playing Field last Friday.

Orange amassed 616 points, Gold followed with 596 and Purple had to settle for third with 590.

Coppin seized that title after performing outstandingly on track to total 47 points.

Three wins 

She won the Under-13 girls’ 200 metres, 400 metres, 600 metres and long jump and placed fourth in the 100 metres.

Jethan Bovell, competing for Purple House in the Under-11 boys’ division, was named victor ludorum.

He won the 100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres and long jump and placed third in the 800 metres and the cricket ball throw to gain 50 points.

Gold’s Kiara Marshall, running in Under-11 division, recorded 35 points after winning the 100 metres, 200 metres and 400 metres and took third place in the 600 metres.

In the Under-13 boys’ category Renico Taitt-Best gained 20 points for Red after winning the 100 and 200 metres.

The Under-9 athletes couldn’t be left out in Orange’s victory.

Jakeem Hall and Makela Clarke recorded 28 and 26 points, respectively.

Hall won the 80 metres and 100 metres and took silver in the 150 metres while Clarke won the 80 metres and placed second in the 100 metres and 150 metres. (RG)

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