A whopping 17 records were broken and Blue House dominated when St George Secondary held their inter-house sports day at the National Stadium today.
Blue House made it eight years straight and counting as they comprehensively won with a massive total of 1324 points and easily outdistanced Green House which placed second with 1035 points. Red House came third with 983 points and Purple House took fourth with 946 points.
Seven records were broken in the Under-17 Division as Jeal Williams of Blue House captured three of those records in the 400 metros with a new time of 1:02.14, erasing the previous time of 1:04.29. In the 100m sprint Williams posted a new time of 13.05 seconds which replaced the previous 13.40 seconds. In the 200m she smashed the old time of 27.26 seconds, registering a new standard of 26.82 seconds.
Victor Ludorum Shamar Parris of Red House was outstanding in the Under-17 Division. He had two record-breaking performances in the 100m where he set a personal best of 11.50 seconds to replace the old record of 11.70, and also set a record in the 200m with a new time of 23.50. That removed previous record of 24.38 seconds. In addition Parris won the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, long jump, triple jump and the discus which earned him 56 points.
Adrianna Sobers of Blue House was the victrix ludorum. Participating in the Under-20 girls’ Division, she won the 400m, 200m, 1500m, 800m, shot put, discus, javelin, long jump, placed second in the javelin, triple jump, high jump, shot put and third in the 3000 metros which earned her a total of 71 points.
The two other records broken in the Under-17 Division were Anya Williams of Green House who broke the girls’ 400m in a time of 1:02.14 to replace the previous 1:04.29 and Lawrence Roger of Purple House who clocked 11.70 seconds in the 100m sprint to set a new mark. Dequan Lovell of Red House broke the Under-20 boys’ shot put setting a distance of 11.95 compared to the previous 11.65. In the discus Lovell threw 41.03, another record.
The Under-15 Division action saw Ebonee Carter of Purple House setting a record in the high jump of 1.42. Meanwhile in the Under-13 boys’ Luke Hinkson of Blue House wrote his name in the records book with a time of 5:29.33 in the 1500 and 12:19.97 in the 3000m. Also in the under-13 boys’, Joshua Rice of Green House broke the high jump record with a height of 1.25 and Tiana Johnson also in the same Division for the girls’ broke the 100m sprint in a time of 14.14.