Over six hundred runners took part in the 2018 Bermuda School Sports Federation Primary School Cross Country Championships at the National Sports Center.
Khalila Daley was the first to enter the stadium in the Under 9 Girls Division, the Harrington Sound Primary school student comfortably won by 14 seconds with a time of 9:59. Amaris Munya from Purvis Primary finished second in 10:13 while West End Primary’s Markayla Swan rounded out the top three with a time of 10:16
Under 9 Girls Top Eight
1. Kalila Daley - Harrington Sound Primary 2. Amaris Munya - Purvis Primary 3. Markayla Swan - West End Primary 4. Aria Mosquera - Saltus Grammar School 5. Zoe Mir - Somersfield Academy 6. Azari Jones - Dalton E Tucker 7. Julia Morales - Mount Saint Agnes 8. Saniya Place - Somerset Primary
Under 9 Girls Team
1. Bermuda High School - 25 2. Harrington Sound Primary - 92 3. Warwick Academy - 138
Saltus claimed all three podium spots in the Under 9 Boys race. Connor Hupman led the way in a time of 9:46. He was followed closely by Declan Reardon in 9:47 and Tom Hyland in 9:48.
Under 9 Boy’s Top 8
1. Connor Hupman - Saltus Grammar 2. Declan Reardon - Saltus Grammar 3. Tom Hyland - Saltus Grammar 4. Maximilian Kimberly - Warwick Academy 5. Santi Roe - Somersfield Academy 6. Harris Fleming - Warwick Academy 7. Machai Ming Woodley - Prospect primary 8. Ta’han Eve - Harrington Sound Primary
1 Saltus Grammar School - 45 2. Warwick Academy - 63 3. Somersfield Academy - 81
Somerset Primary’s Jaeda Grant cross the line first in the Over 9 Girls final before any competitor entered the gates of the stadium. Second place went to Ellise Dickinson from Somersfield Academy with a time of 10:48. Front street mile champion Legend Stevenson from West End Primary claimed the Bronze.
Over 9 Top 8
1. Jaeda Grant - Somerset Primary 2. Ellise Dickinson - Somersfield Academy 3. Legend Stevenson - West End Primary 4. S’nya Cumbermack - Purvis Primary 5. Kemauri Darrell - West Pembroke Primary 6. Alana Braxton - Saltus Grammar School 7. Keyandae Lightbourne - Elliot primary 8. Carina Bortolli - Somersfield Academy
1. Somersfield Academy - 48 2. Saltus Grammar School - 88 3. Bermuda High School - 165
West End Primary’s Jace Donawa won the Over 9 Boys race in the closest contest in recent memory. Warwick Academy’s Nayan Grant entered the stadium first and held a slight lead until the final steps of the race where Donawa surged ahead to nip him at the line for first place. Khari Sharrieff from Elliot Primary finished third in this thrilling race.
Over 9 Boy’s Top 8
1. Jace Donawa - West End Primary 2. Nayan Grant - Warwick Academy 3. Khari Sharrieff - Elliot Primary School 4. Zanjay Brown - Somerset Primary 5. Xahvi DeRosa - Warwick Academy 6. Feidhlim Carr - Saltus Grammar School 7. Masaki kitade - Somersfield Academy 8. Rory Fleming - Warwick Academy
1 Warwick Academy – 77 2. Saltus Grammar School - 93 3. Harrington Sound Primary - 162