Purple run away with title
SPEARHEADED BY fleet-footed eight-year-old victor ludorum Xavier Harper, Purple ended Red’s two-year reign as champion house at George Lamming Sports at the National Stadium, yesterday.
Purple amassed 546 points to win from Blue (500 ½), Gold (453) and Red, who disappointed, with 428 ½ points.
Harper won the Under-11 boys’ 100 (15.21 seconds), 200 (31.14) and 400 (1:12.37) but his most impressive victory came in the Open Boys’ 800 metres (2:56.69 minutes) as he tallied 40 points.
In this two-lap race, he came up against the older boys and led home housemates Amani Small and Javonne Francis to a clean sweep of the top three positions for Purple.
Blue’s Tionce Walrond was the victrix ludorum with 52 points.
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