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Gambia Senior Secondary School crowned 2014 Inter-schools athletics champions

Mar 18, 2014, 11:01 AM | Article By: Adama K. Jallow

The Gambia Senior Secondary School and Latrikunda Sabiji Upper Basic School were on Sunday jointly crowned champions of the 2014 Inter-schools athletics competition held at the Farafenni Mini Stadium in North Bank Region with 293 and 270 points respectively.

The competition, which isfor the first time in the history of Gambian sports held outside the Greater Banjul Area, converged Junior and Senior Secondary schools derived from various qualified schools from across the nation to compete in the 2014 athletics championship.

Bottrop Senior Secondary School came out with 283 points, Saint Augustine’s third with 233 points, Bansang Senior Secondary 211 points and Mahaad Senior Secondary School 189 points on the fifth position, and Muslim Senior Secondary School took sixth position with 146 points.

Likewise in the Junior Secondary School category, Barra Esau Junior Secondary school came out second with 152 points, Brikama Upper Basic School third with 125 points, Tallinding Upper Basic School fourth with 110 points and Greater Banjul Upper Basic School fifth with 81 points. Below is a rundown of the following results for both the senior and junior secondary schools:

Tahir Senior School took seventh position with 100 points. Berending Senior School came out eighth with 59 points, Sifoe Senior School ninth and Aji Fatou Bojang Senior Secondary School, both with 53 points each.

Nusrat Senior Secondary School took eleventh position with 39 points, Daddy Jobe Senior Secondary School took twelfth position with 27 points, Saint Francis thirteenth position with 24 points, and Kuntaya and Charles Fowlis Senior School both with 23 points.

Kalagi and Nyoro Jattaba Senior Secondary both took sixteenth position with 22 points, Essau Senior School came out with 16 points, Farafenni Senior School with 12 points, Kotu Senior School 11 points; Bureng, Saint Georges and Niamina Senior Secondary Schools all got 10 points. Ngen Sanjal Senior and Fatima Senior Secondary Schools both got 9 points.

Mindow Senior Secondary got 8 points, Amaad Senior Secondary School got 6 points. Davinci Senior School and Ndows Comprehensive Secondary School both got 5 points each, and Diabugu Senior, Sibanor Senior and Nyakoi Senior Secondary schools all got 4 points. Armitage and Kerewan Senior Secondary School both got 3 points each.

Junior Secondary Schools Results

On the sixth position, Gunjur Upper Basic School came out with 77 points, Bakoteh Upper Basic School with 74, Sitanunku Upper Basic School on 54 points, Saint Francis and Bansang Junior Secondary School both on 42 points, Kiti Junior secondary school on 42 points.

Jamisa Junior Secondary School and Latrikunda German (LK) Upper Basic School both got 41 points, Presentation Upper Basic School 37 points, Abuko Upper Basic School 31 points, Kombo Kerewan and Kuntaur Upper Basic School both got 30 points, Kudang Upper Basic School 28 points, Saint Michaels and Saint Therese’s Upper Basic School both got 27 points each.

Kabafita New Governance Upper Basic School 24 points, Saint Edwards Upper Basic School 20 points, Saint Mulumbas and Pakalinding Upper Basic School 18 points. Sololo Upper Basic School 17 points, and Soma and Bakalar Upper Basic School 16 points.

Penyem Upper Basic School 14 points, Berending and Saint Augustine’s Upper Basic School 12 points and Kanifing East 11 points. Janjanbureh and Sichu Njago Upper Basic School both got 6 points each, Njoren Upper Basic School 4 points, Karantaba and Mbulum Upper Basic School 3 points, Pakaliba, Ndungu Kebbeh and Medina Serign Mass Upper Basic School on 2 points, and Chargel Upper Basic School 1 point.