Grammar School Wins Unprecedented 6th Straight Title, Central Leeward Causes Major Upset

The Saint Vincent Boys' Grammar School won an unprecedented 6th straight title in the male category of the Inter-Secondary School's Athletics Championships for 2017.

They came out on top with a total of 298 points, ahead of the second place finishers, the Saint Martin's Secondary School, which had a total of 224 points. They were closely followed by the Central Leeward Secondary School which finished third with a total of 211 points.

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In the female category, the Central Leeward Secondary School dealt a massive blow to last year's champions, the Saint Vincent Girls' High School, by winning comprehensively with a margin of over 100 points. The Central Leeward Secondary School won with a total of 347 points. Second place went to last year's champions, the Saint Vincent Girls' High School, who finished with a total of 225 points. The Bethel High School placed third with 190 points.

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Here is a list of the top five finishers in both categories:

Male Category

School Points
Saint Vincent Boys' Grammar School 298
Saint Martin's Secondary 224
Central Leeward Secondary 211
Thomas Saunders Secondary 152
Bethel High School 115

Female Category

School Points
Central Leeward Secondary 347
Girls' High School 225
Bethel High School 190
Thomas Saunders Secondary 175
Saint Joseph's Convent, Kingstown 167

As expected, the top schools had athletes who dominated the individual awards. Here is a list of the top performers in each category:

Category Champion
Junior Girls Ulanda Lewis (Central Leeward Secondary)
Junior Boys Kyle Lawrence (Saint Martin's Secondary)
Intermediate Girls Zamesha Myle (Thomas Saunders Secondary)
Intermediate Boys Ethan Myers (Boys' Grammar School)
Senior Girls Tamara Woodley (Girls High School)
Senior Boys Javon Rawlins (Boys' Grammar School)
Victrix Ludorum Tamara Woodley (Girls' High School)
Victor Ludorum Kyle Lawrence (St. Martin's Secondary)

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Click to view interview with the Girls' Senior Champion and Victrix Ludorum

Click to view interview with the Boys' Senior Champion

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SOURCE: I.T.S.D

 

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