The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports of Saint Lucia hosted the primary schools' inter-district Table Tennis Championship.
Castries, Saint Lucia: The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports of Saint Lucia hosted the primary schools’ inter-district Table Tennis Championship. The Primary School Inter District Table Tennis Championships saw competition for seven titles.
On Wednesday, February 1st, the District 4 Girls A-Team led by Lyzan Seraphin and Germina Isidore won the Girls Team title. Second place went to the District 8 A-Team of Dahtri Matadh and Nyssa Lascaris.
The third place was shared by District 6 A-Team comprising Amiah Jules and Nerisse Joseph, and District 4 B-Team led by Elizabeth King and Janella William. In the Boys Team event, District 1 A-Team won their 7th consecutive title. The team consists of Kyle Michel Francois and Aayush Sharma.
Second place went to District 2 A-Team, which was led by Reuben Harris and Jermi Thompson.
The two third placers were the District 4 A-Team of Conneil Cadasse and Verkim Desir and the District 1 Team led by Niquanne Hippolyte and Immanuel Charles.
The District Eight Sports Committee, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, hosted its annual Table Tennis Tournament on Monday, January 30th, 2023, at the Soufriere Primary School.
Participating schools included Bouton Combined, Canaries Primary, Fond St. Jacques Primary, Les Etangs Combined and Soufriere Primary. Each school fielded a team of four girls and four boys. The competition was keen and exciting as the players showcased their sporting skills.
In the Boys Category, Sherkim George of the Les Etangs Combined School emerged Champion, defeating 1st Runner up and outstanding tactical player McKenzie Henry of Soufriere Primary in the final. Second Runner-up and Outstanding Technical player was Samuel Joseph of the Les Etangs Combined School, and Clayshawn John, also from Les Etangs Combined, was 3rd Runner-up.
In the Girl’s Category, Dhatri Matadh of Soufriere Primary emerged as Champion with the best mental focus award by defeating Nyssa Lascaris of Les Etangs Combined, who came in 1st Runner Up.
Kayliegh Landers of the Les Etangs Combined School was awarded the most outstanding physical player and was the 2nd Runner-up defeating Charleann Butcher (3rd Runner up) of Soufriere Primary School in the 3rd Place playoff.
All the participants demonstrated outstanding dexterity and table tennis skills. They will square off against other competitors in the National Primary School Table Tennis Championships on Wednesday 1st and Friday February 3rd 2023 at the Indoor Facility in Gros Islet.
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