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St George under Green’s thumb

RIA GOODMAN, [email protected]

St George under Green’s thumb

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GREEN House ended Red House’s two-year reign as champions when they captured the title at St George Primary School’s sports day at the National Stadium yesterday.

Green House amassed 460 points while Yellow held on to be second on 415, leaving dethroned champs Red to settle for the third place spot with 392 points. Blue finished fourth with 366.

Daniyah Watson, competing for the final time at the primary school level, captured the victrix ludorum title to give Red something to celebrate. She amassed 36 points after winning the Under-13 girls’ 100 metres sprint and cricket ball throw and placed second in the 200 and 400 metres.

Green House took divisional titles in the Under-9 girls’ through Leah Absalom and the Under-11 boys’, courtesy Zachary Wall. Each gained 30 points after winning three events. Absalom won the 100, 200 and 300 metres, while Wall triumphed in the 100, 200 and 400 metres.

Maliqua Cherubin and D’andre Mitchell claimed titles in the Under-11 girls’ and Under-13 boys’ divisions, respectively.

Cherubin prevailed in the 100, 200 and 400 metres, while Mitchel gained 34 points after winning the 100 and 200 metres, placing second in the 400 and third in the cricket ball throw.

Mylie Gibbs, also of Yellow, tallied 28 points after winning the cricket ball throw and 80 metres and gaining silver in the 50 metres.

Red won the Under-7 crown with Kayden Padmore taking gold and silver in the 50 metres and 80 metres. (RG)