Three titles retained in Round D Town road relay
Three teams retained their titles when the 2020 Team Athletics SVG’s four-leg Round D Town road relay, which took place last Sunday ended.
Making a hat trick of titles in both the male and female categories of the primary schools’ division was the Fitz Hughes Government School.
Fitz Hughes’ male team one clocked 35 minutes 14.50 seconds, en-route to their third straight title. Chateaubelair Methodist team one and the Troumaca Primary were third, as the leeward schools showed up.
Among the females, the Fitz Hughes Government team one, again showed their class, winning in 39 minutes 26.80 seconds, ahead of the Troumaca Primary team one and Chateaubelair Methodist team one, in that order.
The primary schools’ athletes began and ended the four-leg relay, from the First Caribbean International Bank, heading up to James Street, then on to Bay Street, turning at Higginson Street and back to the starting point.
Also retaining their title were IT- DAT Academy, which copped the open female, timing- 39 minutes 35.28 seconds. High Performance and X- Ceed Sports Club team two were third.
But there was a switch in the titles in the secondary schoools’ segment, as Central Leeward team one upstaged the Petit Bordel Secondary in the male division.
Central Leeward won in 30 minutes 39.72 seconds. Petit Bordel team one took second and Troumaca Ontario’s team three placed third.
Meanwhile, the Petit Bordel secondary’s team two claimed the female title in a winning time of 41 minutes 37.99 seconds. Troumaca Ontario team one placed second and Central Leeward team one finished third.
And, new team Diamonds Village came in first in the male open category, with a clocking of 28 minutes 08.48 seconds. X- Cel Academy team one docked in second and IT- DAT Academy team one, third.
Athletes in the secondary schools, and open categories began and ended outside First Caribbean International Bank on Halifax Street. They made a turn on Sharpe Street, then headed on to Bay Street; turning on Linley Street and back to the First Caribbean International Bank.