Eastern districts host primary sports day

Reception students Alberto Rankin, Jakeem McKenzie and Nathaniel Whittaker have fun competing in the scoop and ball race at North Side’s Edna M. Moyle Primary and East End Primary’s joint sports day.

It was “ready, set, go,” for Eastern District youngsters at North Side’s Edna M. Moyle Primary and East End Primary’s joint sports day.

Held at the Old Man Bay field in North Side on Feb. 5, students from North Side competed against their East End counterparts in a day of fun and games.

“The weather was just beautiful, making it a perfect day to have this event,” said East End Primary teacher Evelyn Pascal, reporting that sunshine and breezes made for perfect conditions.

“All the students had a chance to participate in some way, which was great,” she added.

The day featured special games for the youngest students, including scoop and ball, along with a 400m race, egg and spoon races, relays, an 800m race, and a “needle and thread” game.

East End Primary emerged victorious, all in friendly competition.

Ms. Pascal said the day was great show of sportsmanship from all involved.

“The kids had so much fun,” she said.

“We are so proud of all the students.”

East End team Cordia earned 380 points, while Orchid garnered 321. North Side’s Dolphins earned 313 points and the Sharks scored 272, resulting in an overall score of 701 for East End and 585 for Edna Moyle.

Victor Ludorum for East End was Jamal Linwood with 26 points, and for Edna Moyle the honor went to Mickoy Malcolm who also came away with 26 points.

Victrix Ludorum for East End was Jehnique Russell with 30 points; Taegen Williams topped the Edna Moyle point scoring with 18.

The next sporting event the schools take part in is the all-island sports day set for this spring.

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