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Double glory for Success RC at Kelvin Nancoo East Games

Jelani Beckles :: Newsday :: 09.03.2018

SUCCESS RC finished first and second in the East B boys and girls categories respectively, when the inaugural Milo-sponsored Kelvin Nancoo National Primary School East Games were held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, yesterday.

Young athletes competed in running, walking and throwing events such as the javelin. In the end, Chinapoo Government reigned supreme in the East A Zone boys category amassing 103 points to earn the title. Morvant New Government were a distant second ending with 67 points, while St Dominic's RC ended with 61 points.

In the East A Zone girls category, St Dominic's RC took first place with 85 points and Hokett Baptist ended second with 63 points. Morvant Anglican rounded off the top three with 53 points.

The East B Zone girls category was the most competitive of the day, as the top teams were only separated by six points. Eastern Girls were crowned winners with 93 points, while Success RC had to settle for second place with 87 points. Snatching third place were Laventille Girls with 64 points.

Success RC got top spot in the East B Zone boys category with 109 points, Nelson Street Boys finished second with 87 points and Eastern Boys ended third with 61 points.

Before the young athletes showed their talent in track and field events, schools participated in the march past. Among the East A schools, Morvant Anglican took first place with 179 points, ahead of St Dominic's RC (173 points) and Chinapoo Government (168 points). In the East B march past competition, Bethlehem Girls RC won with 164 points, narrowly ahead of St Phillip's Government (163 points) and Nelson Street Boys (162 points).


Double glory for Success RC at Kelvin Nancoo East Games
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Kerlis Navarro (second from left) of Success RC School speeds to victory in the Girls Under-13 East Zone 'A' 100-metre race yesterday.


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