Primary athletes compete

| 26/03/2009

(CNS): A large crowd of spectators turned out to watch the second staging of the CNB Relays held on Saturday, 21 March, at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. There was good representation from the government primary schools as they fielded teams of some of their best runners. With the Inter Primary School Sports only days away, coaches and teachers took the opportunity to expose some of their athletes to the competition and also to use it as a tune up for the annual event. Teams from Red Bay Primary, John A. Cumber, Bodden Town, George Town, Prospect, Triple C took to the track and did not disappoint their respective supporters.

According to a release from the CI Athletic Association, Red Bay emerged as the overall Schools champions but the other teams provided intense competition which indicates that there is no clear favourite for this year’s meet.

In the Club section Hy-Tech Tigers was the most outstanding, while Tuesday Running a team from USB took honours in the corporate division. Old School was 2nd followed by a team representing the sponsors CNB, traded their pens and calculators for tights and spikes took the 3rd position in this division.

Results are as follows:

School’s Division – Girls

1st – Red Bay Primary School – 41 points
2nd – George Town Primary – 20 points
3rd – Bodden Town Primary – 16 points
4th – John A. Cumber Primary – 8 points
5th – Prospect Primary – 3 points

School’s Division – Boys

1st – Red Bay Primary – 40 points
2nd – John A. Cumber Primary – 30 points
3rd – Bodden Town Primary – 14 points
4th – Triple C – 10 points
5th – George Town Primary – 9 points
6th – Prospect Primary – 4 points

Club’s Division – Girls

1st – Hy-tech Tigers – 20 points

Club’s Division – Boys

1st – Hy-tech Tigers – 56 points
2nd – Mustang Track Club – 20 points

Corporate Division

1st – UBS Tuesday Running – 18 points
2nd – Old School – 10 points
3rd – Cayman National Bank – 8 points

The Cayman Islands Athletic Association would like to thank Cayman National Bank for sponsoring the Meet, in addition to all schools, clubs, corporate, athletes, volunteers, officials and spectators.

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