Saltus claim middle school honours
Saltus Grammar School were crowned overall champion at the Bermuda School Sports Federation Middle School Cross-Country Championships held at the Arboretum today.
Saltus finished the competition in first place with 221 points with Warwick Academy finishing 47 points back with 268 points.
Jada Grant from Saltus Grammar School won the under-13 girls’ race by 41 seconds in a time of 13.14. Camryn Lines and Ava Pedro from BHS rounded out the top three sports.
Saltus edged out BHS for team honours by two points after scoring 33 points. Somersfield Academy finished a distant third with 120 points.
Warwick Academy grabbed the top four positions in the under-13 boys’ division with Nyan Grant leading the way.
Grant was in third place after completing the first two laps but came strong in the final lap to win in 12min 20sec ahead of class-mates Xavi Derosa and Callum MacFarlane.
Warwick easily won the team award with 20 points followed by Saltus on 65 and Somersfield on 106. Jasmin Hasselkuss led three Warwick Academy runners to claim gold in the over-13 girls’ race in a time of 12:51.
She finished ahead of the Warwick trio of Adrian Argent, Daria Desmond and Bella Howes. Despite three top four finishers Warwick Academy finished second behind Saltus Grammar School in the team division with BHS finishing third.
Eoghan Homan led from start to finish to win the over-13 boys’ race. The Somersfield Academy student crossed the line in a time of 11:54.
Warwick Academy classmates Kaej Stovell and Harlan Watson-Brown finished second and third. Warwick finished ahead of Somersfield Academy in the team division with 39 points. Somersfield finished with 61 points with Saltus coming third with 71 points.
BERMUDA SCHOOL SPORTS FEDERATIONS
Jada Grant (SAL) 13.14
Camryn Lines (BHS) 13.53
Ava Pedro (BHS) 14.21
Lucy Roberts (SAL) 14.44
S’Nya Cumbermack (SAN) 14.46
Fenella Wightman (BHS) 14.47
Ella Newton (SAL) 14.49
Stasia Spurling (SAL) 14.53
Under-13 Girls Team
Saltus Grammar School — 33
Bermuda High School — 35
Somersfield Academy — 120
Nayan Grant (WA) 12.20
Xavi Derosa (WA) 12.38
Callum MacFarlane (WA) 12.42
Rory Fleming (WA) 12.53
Charles Reiss (SAL) 13.00
Jace Donawa (SAN) 13.07
Tahjahn Rogers (WI) 13.09
Elijah Bean (BI) 13.18
Under-13 Boys Team
Warwick Academy — 20
Saltus Grammar School — 65
Somersfield Academy — 106
Over 13 Girls
Jasmin Hasselkuss (SOM) 12.51
Adriana Argent (WA) 13.28
Daria Desmond (WA) 13.58
Bella Howes (WA) 14.49
Katherine Bean-Rosario (DELL) 15.04
Rachel Hyland (SAL) 15.29
Gace Rothwell (SAL) 15.30
Sarah Lawrence (BHS) 14.37
Over-13 Girls Team
Saltus Grammar School 52
Warwick Academy 65
Eoghan Homan (SOM) 11.54
Kaej Stovell (WA) 12.13
Harlan Watson-Brown (WA) 12.14
Bakari Furbert (SAL) 12.35
Seer Carey (DELL) 12.36
Malachi Henry (WA) 12.52
Cameron Simons (SOM) 15.57
Jannis Roberts (SOM) 13.05
Over-13 boys Team
Warwick Academy — 39
Somersfield Academy — 61
Saltus Grammar School — 71
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