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No surprise: ASPS are Inter Primary Division A Champs

- Willard Wheatley Primary take second place
Althea Scatliffe Primary School have never lost the Inter Primary Championships. Photo: Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Althea Scatliffe Primary School were crowned Inter Primary Division A Champions on Thursday March 16, 2017 on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds in Road Town.

While the territory's largest school, which has never lost since it was formed in 1983, dominated the A Division competition with 433 points, the real battle was among the other seven teams.

Willard Wheatley had its best showing in years, placing second with 311 points. Joyce Samuel, who moved to the A Division this year, edged Ebenezer Thomas for third place by a point, 273-272. Francis Lettsome was five points back in fifth place with 267. St George’s, who held a four point lead over Althea Scatliffe following in the pre events, finished sixth with 228 points. Bregado Flax had 202 and Enis Adams rounded out the division with 193.

Individual champions

Althea Scatliffe's Nickelia Drummond won the 13+ Girls Division with 30 points. Teammate Kalia Martin was the Under 13 winner with 28 points and Enis Adams' A'Sia McMaster edged Althea Scatliffe's Jahkyla Morton for the U11 Girls crown, 28-26. 

M'Kenzii Crabbe of Joyce Samuel and Carey-Ann Mickie of Bregado Flax, were joint U9 Girls winners with 18 points respectively.

Francis Lettsome's Kadeem Pena had the top score in the 13+ Boys Division with 30. Kadair Maduro of Ebenezer Thomas also registered 30 points in the U13 Boys Division.

Christopher Webster of Francis Lettsome finished with 21 points to claim the U11 Boys category.

Althea Scatliffe's Tiondre Frett had 28 points in winning the U9 Boys Division.

Francis Lettsome's Kadeem Pena and Kadair Maduro of Ebenezer Thomas, shared the Victor Ludorum award with 30 points respectively. Althea Scatliffe's Nickelia Drummond amassed 30 to seal the Victrix Ludorum.

27 Responses to “No surprise: ASPS are Inter Primary Division A Champs”

  • Big school (17/03/2017, 15:37) Like (8) Dislike (22) Reply
    Unfair
    • SMH (17/03/2017, 19:08) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
      Who would you like them to compete with...Elmore Soutt High School??
      • lmao (18/03/2017, 09:39) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
        Most of their best athletes are of that age so yea that can work. 13+ year old kids whipping the other little ones and theyre proud. Getting to choose from a pool of over 400 kids doesnt make it any worst either.
  • mvw (17/03/2017, 16:38) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
    The mighty mighty scatliffe
  • ..... (17/03/2017, 17:20) Like (22) Dislike (4) Reply
    They don't call us Mighty Mighty Scatliffe for nothing.
  • tola (17/03/2017, 17:59) Like (8) Dislike (17) Reply
    Unfair for the other schools i think the whole inter-school system need to revamp then we will see a big difference.... in primary school u talking about u13 and 13+ like really?? Stop widening the gap to suit the bigger schools the average age of primary school is 11 so what i think is that they should have a u12 as the highest age group if u pass the age u just cant take part sorry
    • Hmmm (17/03/2017, 22:10) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
      Pure F$%kery you talking. The kids are still apart of the school and should never be excluded from taking part in school activities
      • @ hmmm (21/03/2017, 17:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        So its fair that majority of the schools have their kids top at 11 and some of the others have 14, 15 year olds? I agree with Tola. This needs to end at 11-12. That dude that won victor is too old to be running with the kids. I dont care what you say. And ASPS had kids running out of division.
    • Suggestion? (18/03/2017, 08:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      How can this be revamped?
      Your gesture makes more sense if you have suggestions to give?
  • oooo (17/03/2017, 19:17) Like (1) Dislike (12) Reply
    those kids in the photo looks older than primary school age...
    • facts! (18/03/2017, 08:40) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      Believe it or not, most of the kids in the photo are 11 years old; maybe a few who turned 12 recently. My daughter was put to run 13+ and she's just 11, when I asked why, I was told "because we have no one to run in that age group so we bumped them up". So despite some of those children ran out of their age group, they still killed the track. Your comment now is irrelevant, get the facts first.
  • Captain Obvious (17/03/2017, 19:31) Like (14) Dislike (3) Reply
    They are the biggest school with the most students they are going to win every time because they have more talent than several of the smaller schools put together
    • Please! (17/03/2017, 21:03) Like (2) Dislike (9) Reply
      Oh really. .. if wwps n flps or flps n jsps join asps can never win!
      • LOL (18/03/2017, 06:46) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
        If "numbers" is the issue here, maybe they should add the schools up together. All schooks east of ASPS vs ASPS vs all schools west of ASPS. The odds will still be in their favour.
      • Real (18/03/2017, 09:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        We should try this out ah schools vs town school
    • Past Alumni (17/03/2017, 21:45) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      Stop hating
  • Fan (18/03/2017, 06:58) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    A special shout out to JSPS who moved from the B division and placed 3rd in the A. There were lots who expected worse but you stung them where it hurts. Congrats we are stingers to the bone.
    • lolol (18/03/2017, 14:13) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      Who expected worst ? The talk was that they coming for ASPS. Have several seats. Back to the B Division they go! Pressure buss PIPE
  • Hmmm2 (18/03/2017, 07:29) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    The kids in the photo are all 11-12... Stop bickering for everything... Congratulate all the schools for coming out and participating. I'm sure you are one of those parent that nevr attend any of your kids functions...
  • Thumbs Up (18/03/2017, 08:15) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
    Well done. Now let's translate this enthusiasm to the academics.
  • How (18/03/2017, 11:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    How is it unfair to other schools when the same students are Running ALMOST EVERY RACE like the other schools? People need to see the rules and know this...
  • cheat (18/03/2017, 11:04) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    ASP...have such big children running it was a shame...and they cheat. Bad too.

    These childrwn age need to meet with the board with identification.
    • wow (18/03/2017, 16:45) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
      Cheat you lie! The biggest children came from Francis Lettsome and ebenezer ! Shut your lying tail!
  • HAHA (18/03/2017, 14:10) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Please you sound assish! If all those schools join, how ONE good athlete going run a race ??? Idiot.
    ASPS HAD COMPETITION this year! And they still came out on top. Quitters never win and winners never quit! Quit WINING.
  • #teamkadir (18/03/2017, 23:55) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Congratulations Kadir! We are so proud of you!


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