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Saltus Grammar School landed three of the four team titles during the Primary Schools Cross-Country at the National Stadium yesterday.

Feidhlim Carr, of Saltus Grammar School, claimed victory in the Under-9 boys in 8min 56sec, eight seconds ahead of Masaki Kitade, of Somersfield Academy, in 9:04.

Emmer Peets, of Harrington Sound, completed the top three in 9:15. Saltus took the team title with 44 points, while Harrington Sound was second with 95 points and Warwick Academy third on 123.

In the Under-9 girls, S'Nya Cumbermack, of Purvis, was first in 9:22 while Ellise Dickinson, of Somersfield Academy, was second in 9:36 and Jaeda Grant, of Somerset Primary, third in 9:46.

Somersfield took team honours on 95 points, three ahead of Saltus while Warwick Academy finished third with 133.

Paris Mitchell Robinson, of Elliot Primary, won the Over-9 boys' race in 10:03, six seconds ahead of Bakari Furbert, of Saltus, in 10:09. Jace Donawa, of West End Primary, was third in 10:11.

Saltus won the Over-9 boys' title with 50 points, while Warwick Academy (54) were second and Elliot third on 143.

In the Over-9 girls race, Adriana Argent, of Warwick Academy, claimed first place in a time of 10:27 while West End pair Ramiah Brangman and Katerine Bean Rosario were second and third in 10:51 and 11:01.

Saltus triumphed in the Over-9 girls, with 72 points while Warwick Academy had 125 points and Somersfield Academy 133.

Everything you've got: a young runner from Dalton E. Tucker gives it full throttle as she approaches the finish line during the Primary Schools Cross-Country races at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)
Primary Schools Cross Country at the National Stadium (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)

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Published February 10, 2017 at 8:00 am (Updated February 09, 2017 at 11:00 pm)

Saltus claim trio of titles

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