St Kitts and Nevis: Sandy Point Primary School secured victory in the Department of Sports West Zone Public Primary Schools Championship on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Sandy Point Recreational Ground in St Kitts. Department of Sports hosted Public Primary Schools Zonal Championship and presented games in the different zones such as West, and East zone.
Four schools have participated in the West Zone Public Primary School and the names of the schools are Bronte Welsh Primary, , Tyrrell Williams Primary, Sandy Point Primary and Newton Ground Primary Schools. The sport event was started at 2 pm.
St Kitts Department of Sports also shared the details of the entrance free which was as follows:
- Adults: $10.00
- Children: $5.00
The official medal count is as follows:
- Sandy Point Primary School secured 18 gold medals, 15 silver and 11 Bronze medals in the Public Primary School Championship.
- Tyrell Williams Primary School captured 11 gold medals, 8 silver and 11 Bronze medals in the Public Primary School Championship.
- Bronte Welsh Primary School secured three gold medals, eight silver and six bronze medals in the Wes Zone Championship.
- Newton Ground Primary School won two gold medals, three silver and nine bronze medals in the West Zone Championship.
Samal Duggins- minister responsible for Sports extended greetings to Sandy Point and shared the snapshots of the Championship. He stated that the young athletes continue to show out at the Department of Sports Public Primary Schools Zonal Championships.
“Yesterday we saw the West Zone athletes from the Bronte Welsh Primary, Tyrrell Williams Primary, Sandy Point Primary and Newton Ground Primary Schools compete for gold. Congrats to the Sandy Point Primary School School on their victory and of course to all the other participating schools who made the competition exciting, ”said the minister.
The Department of Sports, in partnership with Ingleton Liburd and the sporing goods company Yashi, handed over a set of cricketing gears to Jahzara, during a brief handing over ceremony at the Charles E Mills Secondary School (CEMSS).
Jahzara, the first female from the Frderation to make the West Indies Female U19 Cricket team, returned from South Africa, on Monday last, where she competed with the team.
Ambassador in the Ministry of Sport, Kenny Douglas led the presentation to Jahzara. He was joined in celebrating her by coaches Dilyn Liddie and Codville Rogers of the Department of Sports, her parents Ika Francis and Frank Claxton, Acting Principal of CEMSS Kelvis Alford, family and friends, members of her support system and students.
The presentation to Jahzara was part of the school’s ceremony to honour all athletes, who contributed to its overwhelming victory at the Giant Malt Relay Championship