Prospect named Inter-Primary champions

017 Inter-Primary Track and Field Champions - Red Bay Primary School

UPDATE: Prospect named Inter-Primary champions

In a twist of developments, the Department of Sports has confirmed that Prospect Primary School was the champion of the Inter-Primary Track and Field Championships.

At the end of the meet last Friday, Red Bay Primary was announced as the winner, much to the jubilation of students, teachers and parents on hand for the awards ceremony.

However, Director of Sports Collin Anglin said via email to members of the media on Tuesday (four days after the meet) that due to the narrow margin, a second count was conducted and confirmed that Prospect Primary had edged Red Bay for the crown, with Sir John A Cumber Primary School maintaining third place.

On Friday, the results were announced as: (1) Red Bay Primary School, 234.5 points, (2) Prospect Primary School, 233.25 points; (3) Sir John A Cumber Primary School, 218.5 points. The updated point standings show the top three as: (1) Prospect Primary School ,246.5 points; (2) Red Bay Primary School 241.5 points; (3) Sir John A Cumber Primary School 218.5 points.

Original story:

The students of Red Bay Primary School are the 2017 Cayman Islands Inter-Primary Track and Field champions, edging nearby Prospect Primary for the title over two days of competition at Truman Bodden Sports Complex.

Red Bay ended with 234.5 points, while Prospect finished with 233.25 points. As the final results were announced late Friday afternoon, more than a dozen student-athletes stormed the podium as they celebrated with glee.

West Bay’s Sir John A Cumber Primary School was third overall with 218.5 points. Cayman Academy was the top small school, followed by Cayman International School.

Red Bay’s boys scored the most points: 134.5, ahead of Prospect (123.5) and Sir John A Cumber (116.5) to mirror the overall standings. Meantime, Prospect’s girls amassed 109.75 points, ahead of Sir John A Cumber (102) and Red Bay (100).

George Town Primary School’s Rianna Rankine was the Victrix Ludorum with 34 points and was top girl in division four. Red Bay’s Kristoff Clarke and Triple C’s Anthony Chin Jr tied for the Victor Ludorum award with 30 points. Clarke was top boy in division three, while Chin Jr was top boy in division two.

Individual award winners:

Division 1:

Top Girl – Stella Seymour (Cayman International School)

Top Boy – Gabriel Matthews (Sir John A Cumber Primary School)


Division 2:

Top Girl – Martine McKenzie (Cayman Academy)

Top Boy – Anthony Chin Jr (Triple C)


Division 3:

Top Girl – Mikayla Brown (Sir John A Cumber Primary School)

Top Boy – Kristoff Clarke (Red Bay Primary School)


Division 4:

Top Girl – Rianna Rankine (George Town Primary School)

Top Boy – Ty Goddard (St Ignatius)

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