Lyssons Primary wins Primary Schools Eastern Athletics Championships

By Sports Desk May 07, 2023
Sherene Bryan Brand manager of Devon Biscuits (left) presents the winning cheque to winning coach Lesia Jackson of Lyssons (centre) while Minister of Sports Olivia Grange shares in the occasion. Sherene Bryan Brand manager of Devon Biscuits (left) presents the winning cheque to winning coach Lesia Jackson of Lyssons (centre) while Minister of Sports Olivia Grange shares in the occasion.

Just as they did last year, Lyssons Primary Schools of St Thomas successfully defended their INSPORTS/Devon Biscuits Primary Schools Eastern Championship amassing a massive 300.50 points and won by nearly 100 as second-placed Harbour View of St Andrew were well back on 201.33 points.
Lyssons Primary, who is also the 2022 National champion, walked away with the JMD$250,000 winning prize while Harbour View collected JMD$200,000. Kingston’s St Patrick’s Primary were third with 112.33 and got JMD $150,000.
Windward Road Primary with 111 points were fourth while John Mill Primary completed the top five with 98.33 points. Teams placed fourth to 10th will get JMD$75,000 each.
Omeco Henclewood of Holy Rosary and Davere Walker of Lyssons were joint overall male champion boys after winning two events and amassing 18 points each. Kayla Lewis of John Mills was the Girl’s overall champion amassing 18 points as well.
The INSPORTS/Devon Biscuits Primary Schools series moved to GC Foster on Monday for the three-day Central Championship (May 8-10) of which Greater Portmore are the defending champion.
Following the Western Championship (May 11-13) there will be the all-island National Championship to be held on May 25-27.

 Teams Combined Rankings - 40 Events Scored
1) Lyssons Primary School 300.50
2) HARBOUR VIEW PRIMARY 201.33
3) St. Patrick's Primary 112.33
4) WINDWARD ROAD PRIMARY 111
5) John Mills Primary 98.33
6) Half Way Tree 91
7) St Richard’s Primary 85
8) Rousseau Primary School 73
9) New Providence 60
10) St Jude’s Primary 55

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