Inter Secondary Schools Sports: THE FINAL CURTAIN

THE 2019 Inter-Secondary School Track and Field finals was held yesterday (Friday March 29th) at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Beausejour, Gros Islet, with close to 600 athletes representing 22 secondary schools, the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and the Boys Training Centre locked in battle.

Epic finish, U-20 Boys 100 meters final. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville) .

Despite a reduced number in crowd support compared to previous years, the loud shouts for the athletes on the track rang out as the battle for bragging rights for Boys and Girls Champs hung in the balance.

At the lunch time break preliminary results showed St. Mary’s College leading with 80 points, followed by Micoud Secondary with 67 points, Castries Comprehensive third with 61 points, Vieux Fort Comprehensive forth (55 points), Beanefield Comprehensive and Leon Hess Comprehensive tied for fifth with 49 points, Entrepot Secondary sixth (43 points), followed by Choiseul Secondary (40 points), Sir Ira Simmons (35 point) and Gros Secondary (29 points).

(L-R) No. 1467 Shelton St. Rose (Choiseul) continues to dominate the boys 100 meters; No.626 Jayeed Norbal (SALCC) madelight work of the U-20 Boys 800 meters . (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)

In the Girls Division, St. Joseph’s Convent continued to show their supremacy and went into 40 minutes lunch break with 105 points, 49 points clear of Vieux Fort Comprehensive with 56 points. In third place was Micoud Secondary on 45 points, Beanefield Comprehensive in forth with 41 points, Ciceron Secondary fifth with 32 points, Gros Islet Secondary sixth with 28 points, followed by Babonneau Secondary (27 points), Soufriere Comprehensive (26 points), Clendon Mason Memorial (22 points) and Ange Ger Secondary and Castries Comprehensive tied on 21 points.

On the track there were wins for Rohan Joseph (Sir Ira Simmons) in the 150 meters Under -14 Boys in a time of 18.48 seconds; U-16 Girls 150 meters 1st Jad Emmanuel (Choiseul) in a time of 19.22 seconds; U-16 Girls 200 meters 1st Hanna Charles (St. Joseph’s Convent) in a time of 26.47 seconds; U-16 Boys 200 meters 1st Shiloh Perpie (Micoud) in at time of 23.80 seconds; U-18 Girls 200 meters 1st Mya Hippolyte (Micoud) in a time of 25.81 seconds); U-18 Boys 200 meters 1st Nakim Jones (Micoud) in a time of 22.80 seconds; U-20 Girls 200 meters 1st Anliya Estephor (St. Joseph’s Convent) in a time of 27.26 seconds; U-20 Boys 200 meters 1st Shelton St. Rose (Choiseul) in a time of 22.45 seconds.

Image: (L-R) No. 528 Hanna Charles (St. Joseph’s Convent) first across the finish line in the U-16 Girls 100 meters; No. 1857 Nebia Montrope wins U-18 Girls 800 meters. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)
(L-R) No. 528 Hanna Charles (St. Joseph’s Convent) first across the finish line in the U-16 Girls 100 meters; No. 1857 Nebia Montrope wins U-18 Girls 800 meters. (PHOTO: Anthony De Beauville)

U-14 Girls 600 meters 1st Denisha Valton (Soufriere Comprehensive) in a time of 1 minute 52.36 seconds; U-14 Boys 600 meters 1st Khalil St. Hill (St. Mary’s College) in a time of 1 minute 44.94 seconds; U-16 Boys 800 meters 1st Steven Octave (Soufriere Comprehensive) in a time of 2 minutes 13.75 seconds; U-18 Girls 800 meters 1st Nebia Montrope (Vieux Fort Comprehensive) in a time of 2 minutes 28.16 seconds.

U-14 Girls 100 meters 1st Zannick David Vide Boutielle) in a time of 3 minutes 34.70 seconds; U-14 Boys 1200 meters 1st Kelvin Sylvester (Choiseul) in a time of 4 minutes 03.07 seconds.U-20 Boys 1500 meters 1st Can Sandiford (Grande Riviere/ Dennery) in a time of 4 minutes 49.44 seconds and in the Girls 3000 meters Open, Laura L- Limrey (Sir Arthur Lewis Community College) in a time of 13 minutes 08.83 seconds.

The VOICE as is customary will provide you our loyal readers with the final results when they are made available by the organizers.

Anthony De Beauville is The VOICE Publishing Company’s multi-award winning sports journalist. He works closely with a number of sports federations including the Department of Youth Development and Sports, the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee and other organizations.

He covers and contributes articles highlighting the areas of international, regional, national, community based clubs and schools sporting activities. There is never an off day as he stays busy... Read full bio...

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