Schools’ Teams Table Tennis titles decided
The St Vincent Grammar School retained the male team title of the secondary schoolsâ Table Tennis Championships, while the Bequia Anglican Primary and New Prospect were crowned winners of the boys and girls segments of the primary division, respectively.
Charting the 3-0 win by the St Vincent Grammar School over the Adelphi Secondary were Andre Mitchell, who beat Jamai Williams, 11-5, 4-11,11-8; Caleb Howard, who ousted Jason Hunt 11-9, 11-2; and Michel Creese, who stopped Elron Baptiste 11-5, 11-5.
In crafting the boysâ primary schoolsâ crown, the Bequia Anglican Primary School defeated the Layou Government School three games to two.
Securing wins for the Bequia Anglican Primary were Ezer Lucas, Bradley Farrell and Ken-jay Phillips.
Lucas saw off Zedon Joseph 15-13, 11-6, while Farrell defeated Shane Miller 13-11, 11-8 and Phillips beat Zedon Joseph 11-7, 11-8.
Layouâs two games were secured by Kristian Christopher, who had an 11-5, 11-4 win over Ken-jay Phillips and bettered Ezer Lucas 11-5, 9-11, 11-7.
The Layou Primary also had to settle for second place in the girlsâ team competition.
Champs were the New Prospect Primary, three games to two.
Setting up New Prospectâs triumph were Donnelia Hinson, who beat Halimah Simon 11-2, 11-1; Valencia Gordon, who overcame Tamaika Cupid, 11-2, 11-6 and Cheyenne Peters, who had an 11-7, 11-8 stopping of Shonelle Douglas.
Douglas and Cupid beat Gordon and Peters when they squared off.
Douglas won 11-9, 11-5 and Cupid, 8-11, 11-5, 11-8.
When the championships were staged in 2016, Paradise Primary of Bequia won the boysâ team title for primary schools and the St Josephâs Convent, the girlsâ segment of the secondary schoolsâ division.
The championships are staged by the Ministry of Education, National Reconciliation and Ecclesiastical Affairs and the SVG Table Tennis Association.