The St Michael School are the secondary school champions of the 2016 National Sports Council Independence Secondary and Primary Schools Individual Badminton Championship.
Today at Kensington Oval Bond the lads from Martindale’s Road held firm, led by national player and team captain Shae Martin, to take the title against the ever-persistent Frederick Smith Secondary School during the team competition.
Despite not coming out on top, Frederick Smith did not walk away empty handed as McKeil John-Knight and McKalia Reid pipped the Most Outstanding Player titles. Placing third was Queen’s College beating out Harrison College.
In the Primary Schools competiton there were only individual matches.
George Lamming Primary and Blackman and Gollop Primary stood out in the Primary Schools showdown with national player Nathan King and Eboni Atherley respectively winning the boys and girls open singles.
Placing second and third in both the boys and girls singles was St Gabriel’s School compliments Marcus Jordan and Samuel Brancker for the boys and Sarrayah Yearwood and Samantha Corbin respectively for the girls.
There was also a skills competition won by Marcus Jordan of St Gabriel’s in the boys and Cherish Phillips of Selah Primary in the girls.