Lower Corentyne retains title
As the various education districts wind down preparation for the Ministry of Education/Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) annual National Schools Swimming Cycling Track and Field Championship slated for the National Stadium Providence in November. The Corentyne district recently held their Inter-Branch activity over two days at the Albion Community Centre with Lower Corentyne retaining championship honours.
Four branches took part in the activity namely-Lower Corentyne with schools from Tain to Gibraltar, Central Corentyne taking in schools from Eversham to Auchlyne Villages, Black Bush Polder and Upper Corentyne which catered for schools from No 48 to Orealla/Siparuta Corentyne River.
Central Corentyne and Upper Corentyne finished second after both teams ended with the same amount of points. Black Bush Polder for the umpteen times ended in the cellular position.
No points were made available.
There were several outstanding performances during the event – Mackee Kato of Upper Corentyne was outstanding in the boys U-8 category winning the 80M, 150M, 400M, long jump and the cricket ball throw. Jennifer D’Aguiar was also outstanding as she won the girls U-12 100M, 1,000M, 1,200M and high jump while placing second in the 200M, long jump and shot put events and third in the discus.
Danelle Grey of Central Corentyne won the girls U-16 100m and 200m, while Shane Beresford of Upper Corentyne took the boys 200m U-16 and placed second in the 100m after slowing up at the wrong point think that the race was completed ten meters away from the finish line to allow Mark Wrong of Lower Corentyne to pass him. The boys U-18 100m and 200m was won by Jerome Beaton of Upper Corentyne with Erica Lashley of Lower Corentyne taking the female sprint double.
Darrel Henry of Central Corentyne took top honours in the boys 100M and 200M U-20 events. Funetta Crandon also of Central Corentyne won the girls 200m U-20. The 100m girls U-20 was won by Sheriana Higgins of Central Corentyne with Sheata Sinclair second and Rolwune Haywood second in the boys race.
The girl’s 3,000M was taken by Marissa Lawson of Central Corentyne who lapped several of her competitors.
The grueling 5,000M boys U20 event was won by Danzel Leitch of Central Corentyne. Lower Corentyne also won the cycling competition with Cristal Lambert winning two events in the girls open 800M and 1,000M races.
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