It was a keen battle between the 18 secondary schools at the 51st Scotia Bank Inter-Collegiate games, in which the Anglican High School (AHS) retained their title in the Girl’s division.
It was the 18th overall victory for the school from Tanteen against their other female rivals in the competition held at the National Athletics and Football Stadium at Queen’s Park.
In the boy’s category, the St Andrew Anglican Secondary School (SAASS) took away the trophy from last year’s winner, the Grenada Boys Secondary School (GBSS) with a mere eight point separating the two fierce competitors.
AHS was already leading the girls category at the end of day one of the competition some 39 point ahead of its nearest rival, St Joseph’s Convent, St Andrew while SAASS was leading in the boys division with an 11 point difference from GBSS.
On Day two, the battle was between the SAASS and the GBSS as the point standings for the lead continued to change hands among them.
However, when the final race was held, the boy’s 4 x 400 metres relay that was won by SAASS, the school from St. Andrew’s emerged with 369 points while GBSS ended with 361 points.
The Anglican High school captured the title of girls champion with 344.50 points, leaving SJC St Andrew at second place with 282.50 points.
There was intense competition from the schools on the Sister Isle as the Hillsborough Secondary School took third place in the girl’s division with 243 points and Bishop’s College also followed in third place in the boys division with 192 points.
Presentation Brothers College took 4th position with 145 points and fifth was Westerhall Secondary School (114 points).
In the girl’s division, St David’s Catholic Secondary School (SDCSS) occupied the 4th place on 204 points and fifth was Mac Donald College.
Divisional champions for the games saw Kina Thomas of Bishop’s College taking Prep champion in the girls division with 36 points while Thaje Grant from Presentation Brothers College (PBC) has been named divisional champion in the boys division.
Female Sub-Junior Champion is Holly Charles from McDonald College who amassed a total of 36 points while male Sub-Junior champion was attained by GBSS’ Trent Simon (32 points).
Female Junior Champions is Reanna Joseph of Bishop’s College who amassed 29 points and Male Junior Champ was Adrian Thomas of Bishop’s College with 36 points.
Senior female champ is Olive Charles of SAASS with 42 points and Senior Mals Champ is Daren Modoo also of SAASS who finished the games with 48 points.