RELAY GOLD: Jonathan Taylor, left, hands the baton to his Bishop Anstey Junior School (BAJS) teammate Christian George, in the Port of Spain & Environs North Games Zone "B" boys' under-15 medley relay, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, on Wednesday. George, winner of the boys' under-15 400 metres event and silver medallist in the 1500m, anchored BAJS to victory in the medley relay. Taylor was the gold medallist in the boys' under-15 100m dash. The other members of the triumphant BAJS medley relay team were Jean-Luc Hinds and boys' under-13 800m champion Tyrese Clement. —Photo courtesy PAUL VOISIN

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St Barb's shine at North Games

By Kwame Laurence kwame.laurence@trinidadexpress.com

Josiah Wells, Kimberly Hinkson and Israel Jones led the charge as St Barb's Government Primary School emerged victorious in the Port of Spain & Environs North Games boys' and girls' Zone "A" team competitions, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, on Wednesday.

In Zone "B", Belmont Boys RC captured the boys' team title, while Melville Memorial AC triumphed among the girls.

In Zone "A", Wells was the most outstanding athlete in the boys' under-15 age-group, earning the Victor Ludorum award. Jones secured the same title in the boys' under-13 category, while Hinkson shared girls' under-15 Victrix Ludorum honours with Our Lady of Laventille RC student, Shaheeda Thomas.

Piccadilly Government finished second in the Zone "A" boys' team competition, while third spot went to Rose Hill RC. Boys' under-11 Victor Ludorum Omarley Sanchez was a key contributor for Piccadilly.

St Therese's Preparatory School student Keone John was named boys' under-9 Victor Ludorum.

Thanks in the main to girls' under-11 Victrix Ludorum Kishanti Alcantara and girls' under-13 Victrix Ludorum Alisa Dedier, St Hilda's Government finished second to St Barb's in the Zone "A" girls' team competition. And for third-placed Rose Hill, girls' under-9 Victrix Ludorum Azailia Henry was outstanding.

Among the standouts for Zone "B" boys' team champions, Belmont Boys were under-9 Victor Ludorum Shaquille Garcia, under-11 Victor Ludorum Jaheim Ashby and Jameel Yearwood, who shared the under-15 Victor Ludorum title with Bishop Anstey Junior School (BAJS) students, Christian George and Jonathan Taylor.

BAJS finished second in the boys' team competition, and Ascension AC, third.

In the boys' under-13 age-group, Justin McIntosh and Tyrese Clement of BAJS shared the Victor Ludorum title with Ascension's Omar Morgan and Elijah Burke, and Boissiere RC's Jaysi Fournillier.

Girls' under-15 Victrix Ludorum Keryl Stanford, girls' under-13 Victrix Ludorum Joanna Rogers and joint girls' under-9 Victrix Ludorum Terika Worrell were all impressive for girls' team champions Melville Memorial.

Worrell shared her title with a trio of Ascension athletes—Antonia Griffith, Kerija Fergus and Janeil Bailey—and BAJS student Dominique Boodoo.

Ascension finished second in the girls' team competition, while BAJS copped third spot.

Trinity Sargeant was named girls' under-11 Victrix Ludorum, the BAJS athlete producing two superb runs on Wednesday to strike gold in the 80 metres and 300m events.

In the March Past competition, Gloucester Lodge Moravian retained the Zone "A" title, while Ascension repeated as Zone "B" champions.

HONOUR ROLL

ZONE "A"

Boys' team

1 St Barb's Government

2 Piccadilly Government

3 Rose Hill RC

Girls' team

1 St Barb's Government

2 St Hilda's Government

3 Rose Hill RC

Under-15 Victor Ludorum—Josiah Wells (St Barb's)

Under-15 Victrix Ludorum—Kimberly Hinkson (St Barb's), Shaheeda Thomas (Our Lady of Laventille RC)

Under-13 Victor Ludorum—Israel Jones (St Barb's)

Under-13 Victrix Ludorum—Alisa Dedier (St Hilda's)

Under-11 Victor Ludorum—Omarley Sanchez (Piccadilly)

Under-11 Victrix Ludorum—Kishanti Alcantara (St Hilda's)

Under-9 Victor Ludorum—Keone John (St Therese's Preparatory)

Under-9 Victrix Ludorum—Azailia Henry (Rose Hill)

March Past Champions—Gloucester Lodge Moravian

ZONE "B"

Boys' team

1 Belmont Boys RC

2 Bishop Anstey Junior School (BAJS)

3 Ascension AC

Girls' team

1 Melville Memorial AC

2 Ascension AC

3 Bishop Anstey Junior School (BAJS) U

Under-15 Victor Ludorum— Jameel Yearwood (Belmont Boys), Christian George (BAJS), Jonathan Taylor (BAJS)

Under-15 Victrix Ludorum—Keryl Stanford (Melville Memorial)

Under-13 Victor Ludorum— Justin McIntosh (BAJS), Tyrese Clement (BAJS), Omar Morgan (Ascension), Elijah Burke (Ascension), Jaysi Fournillier (Boissiere RC)

Under-13 Victrix Ludorum—Joanna Rogers (Melville Memorial)

Under-11 Victor Ludorum—Jaheim Ashby (Belmont Boys)

Under-11 Victrix Ludorum—Trinity Sargeant (BAJS)

Under-9 Victor Ludorum—Shaquille Garcia (Belmont Boys)

Under-9 Victrix Ludorum—Terika Worrell (Melville Memorial), Antonia Griffith (Ascension), Kerija Fergus (Ascension), Janeil Bailey (Ascension), Dominique Boodoo (BAJS)

March Past Champions—Ascension AC

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