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Springer, St Leonard’s out front

Sherrylyn A. Toppin

Springer, St Leonard’s out front

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As they did at the same time last year, Springer Memorial and St Leonard’s Boys’ School are at the top of the standings going into the five-day break ahead of the finals of the Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletic Championships.  
With 121.5 points, Springer are ahead of Harrison College by 55 points. Parkinson Memorial are third with 40, followed by Alleyne School (35) and Garrison Secondary (32).
St Leonard’s have 88.13 points and Combermere have moved into second place with 63.13. Coleridge and Parry fell to third with 56.5, while Harrison College and The Lester Vaughan School round out the top five with 55.13 and 52 points, respectively.
In the lone track final contested yesterday, the 5 000 metres, Dario Grandison of Deighton Griffith ran against the clock after pulling away from the field early and establishing a lead. As the positions changed behind him, Grandison went on to win in 17 minutes, 02.59 seconds.
Read the full story in today’s SATURDAY SUN.