Lyssons soar to front of Primary Champs
DEFENDING champions Lyssons Primary of St Thomas surged to the top of the INSPORTS/Devon Biscuits Eastern Athletics Championship with a combined 33 points after three finals, up to press time on Friday.
Harbour View Primary sit second with 26 points ahead of John Mills on 16. Another St Thomas school, Dalvey Primary, are fourth on nine points.
Lyssons’ Taheisha Brown won the first final on Friday, capturing the girls’ cricketball throw open with a record 44.66m ahead of Dorandrea Ferguson of Harbour View with 43.35m. Lyssons picked up more valuable points as Aliyhana Alford was third with 40.92m.
In the boys’ cricketball throw open Shadane McIndoe broke the record with a throw of 51.90m in the preliminaries but could only finish third in the final with 49.00m. Simroy Flemmings of Dalvey Primary in St Thomas struck gold with 51.04m, ahead of Marcaveo Patterson of Mona Heights Primary with 50.35m.
Sanique Watt of John Mills cleared a record 1.49m and won the girls’ high jump while her teammate Briana Ashman finished fourth with 1.36m. Lyssons’ Zodieon Baker was second with 1.45m, ahead of Harbour View’s Dajanay Willis with 1.39 in third.
Lyssons won the Girls’ Class Four 4x100m relay finals in 1:02.94, ahead of Windward Road Primary in 1:03.04, and raced to 22 points â€” one ahead of Harbour View on 21.
St Patrick’s captured the Boys’ Class Four 4x100m relay in a record 59.35, ahead of Windward Road who also dipped below the previous record 59.60 clocking in 59.50.
Harbour View won the Girls’ Class Three 4×100 relay in a record 56.93, ahead of St Richard’s Primary in 57.27. Lyssons was third in 58.61.
There will be 28 finals on today, and from the look of things Lyssons are well on their way to defending their title.