Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Glory to HC boys, Foundation girls


Share post:

To the chants of Kolij, Kolij, Harrison College boys joined Christ Church Foundation girls in sharing the Sol Esther Maynard Zone track and field glory yesterday at the National Stadium.

Harrison College denied Christ Church Foundation a second straight double crown in the zone by narrowly capturing the boys’ title by an eight-point margin.

But Foundation’s capture of a third consecutive girls’ zonal title in the PowerAde Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championships (BSSAC) was by a massive 203 points as they amassed 468.50 to HC’s 265.50.

The boys’ battle came down to the final event – the 4×400 relay – with HC leading Foundation by ten points.

Foundation’s quartet of Shane Thorne, Jade Yearwood, Raheim Taitt-Best and Dalano Wickham emphatically won in a zone record 3:15.54 minutes.

But Harrison College (3:19.39) ensured the boys’ title would be theirs by finishing second as Rasheeme Griffith chased fellow CARIFTA Games’ 400 hurdles qualifier Wickham, who had a 15-metre lead, in vain on the anchor leg.


Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.

Previous article
Next article


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Dominica High Court overturns ban on same-sex relations

Dominica's High Court has overturned a ban on consensual same-sex relations in the Caribbean island nation. The court ruled...

Usain Bolt named ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Ambassador

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced Olympic legend Usain Bolt as an ambassador...

Missing teen traced

Donisha Keanna Thomas,14, of Alexandria, St. Lucy, who wasreported missing on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, has been traced...

Russian deputy defence minister Timur Ivanov accused of taking bribes

A Russian deputy defence minister has been accused of taking bribes and remanded in custody by a court...