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Springer beaten

JUSTIN MARVILLE, [email protected]

Springer beaten

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AND JUST LIKE THAT, more than a decade of dominance is over.

For the first time in 14 years, inter-school sports finally crowned new queens after Scotiabank Springer Memorial stunningly fell short at the final hurdle yesterday to cap one of the most eventful Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletic Championships (BSSAC) ever at the National Stadium.

Waterford was a scene of pure elation when Foundation did the unthinkable and ended local athletics’ longest run of 12 straight school titles by dethroning the Government Hill girls, who eventually placed second, by a comfortable 59-point margin.

The loud cheers didn’t come late in the day either, as the Stadium was in an uproar when announcers declared over the public address system that Foundation had taken a one-point lead just before lunch.

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.