Elizabeth “Purple” House are the champions of the St Michael School’s inter-house sports held today at the National Stadium.
They tallied a massive 1007 to dethrone 2015 champions Boadicea “Blue” House who came second with 821 points; Anne “Yellow” House were third with 786.5 and Victoria “Red” House were fourth with 690.5 points.
Under-17 athlete Jadon Broome of Anne House was victor ludorum. He threw 39.79m to win javelin, took the long jump with a leap of 5.67m, captured the high jump at 1.60m and won the triple jump at 11.97. On the track he won the 1500m in a time of 5:26.80 and placed third in the 400m with a time of 55.34 and in the 800m he clocked a winning 2:30.96.
Ashley Weekes of Elizabeth House was victrix ludorum with a total of 70 points. She won the long jump in 4.16, the 1500m in 5:58.72 and just to prove how good she was at the distance events she ran 1:05.00 to win the 400m. She was second in the 100m running 13.95, second in the 200m in 27.99 and also second best in the 800m in 2:56.46.
Kiera Forde-Richards collected 52 points for Boadicea. She was first in the 100m in 12.36 and also won the 200m in 24.82 seconds. She also placed third in the 400m in a time of 1:03.10. She clocked 6:26.26 in the 1500m for a similar third position. The under-17 girls division belonged to Xhane Greenidge of Victoria House with 44 points. She jumped 1.50m to win the high jump. She came second in the javelin with a 20.90 throw and also ran 12.99 seconds for second in the 100m and 28.38 for a similar placement in the 200m.
Teniel Chapman-Goodluck of Victoria House topped the under-13 girls with 38 points and those resulted from winning the long jump at a distance of 4.16m, as well as the high jump with a leap of 1.32m. She was also good enough to win the 100m when she stopped the clock at 15.27 seconds but had to settle for second place in the 400m while running 1:21.21.
Aaron Worrell of Boadicea was impressive collecting 81 points in the unde-20 boys division. He basically won everything in sight. He had a record-breaking jump of 1.98m in the high jump, a distance of 6.55 in the long jump and 13.75 in the triple jump. He also ran away from the field in the 100m while clocking 11.80, he won the 400m in 50.61, took the 200m in 23.32 and clocked 2.24.22 to win the 800m.
Darian Clarke of Elizabeth House tallied 47 points which allowed him to capture the under-15 boys division title. He won the long jump at 5.47m and was second in the high jump at a height of 1.35m. He was also victorious in the 100m, 200m and 400m. J’Noy Davis of Anne House won the 100m, 200m and 400m while accumulating 48.5 points to capture the U-13 division title.