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Roses & Hawks secure Inter House Championships

- Nearly 150 events contested between two primary schools
Over a 100 events were held during the day, which was well organised and ran very smoothly from start to finish. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Kybah Dawson recorded a triple of wins on his way to being named AMPS Victor. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Kybah Dawson recorded a triple of wins on his way to being named AMPS Victor. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Sometimes you just have to keep an eye on the competition, not where you are running too. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Sometimes you just have to keep an eye on the competition, not where you are running too. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Both Joyce Samuel and Alexandrina Maduro Primary schools held their Sports Days on Friday with wins for the Hawks and Roses. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Both Joyce Samuel and Alexandrina Maduro Primary schools held their Sports Days on Friday with wins for the Hawks and Roses. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
The relays, across all age groups, were hotly contested. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
The relays, across all age groups, were hotly contested. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Joyce Samuel Primary and Alexandrina Maduro Primary Schools held their Sports Day’s simultaneously on Friday January 31, 2014, at the A. O. Shirley Track with the Hawks and the Roses crowned Inter House Champions respectively.

The races and field events were played out alternately across the age groups and between the schools and all in great spirit as the two schools recorded their points separately in a well-organised meet.

For Alexandrina Maduro Primary Rose House scored 527 to win the Inter House Championship ahead of Yellow Bells (478) and Hibiscus House (416).

For Joyce Samuel Primary the Hawks garnered 556 and in second place were the Eagles with 474. The Doves scored 445 to be third.

Some of the outstanding performances saw Kiara Woodley win the girls U13 100m in fine style and Kybar Dawson who romped to an 80m win. Dawson finished the day with a triple win, which included the Long Jump.

Shymeera Forbes, the Victrix, won the U13 sprint as well as the 300m.

Malicki Thomas from JSPS also recorded a few wins for the Hawks to power them to the Championship, including the 400m; the 100m and securing his teams win in the 4 x 100m.

Whilst JSPS will be announcing the individual Champions and Victor/Victrix during School next week, Alexandrina Maduro named the Under 9 Girls Champion as Shawnelle John (Roses) and the Boys U9 as Maccoy Lewis (Hibiscus).

The U11 Champs were Kybah Dawson (Yellow Bells) and D’nasia Springette (Rose) and in the U13’s the honours went to Shymeera Forbes and Shawn Chiddick, both of the Yellow Bells.

The 13 Plus Champions were Ericka Charles and Dejeun Callwood of Yellow Bell and Hisbiscus respectively.

The Victrix was Forbes who recorded 56 points and the Victor Callwood with 34.

The day of nearly 150 events concluded with senior 4 x 200 relays and the juniors running a relay medley of 50m, 50m, 100m and a final leg of 200m.

The Roses and The Hawks swept the Medley and went on to capture their championships.

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