District 1 tops Table Tennis Champs

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District 1 tops Table Tennis Champs

e2356a8c-b81b-44ce-a6e4-afcdab6cdda7Comprised entirely of students from Grande Riviere Primary, the District 1 boys and girls dominated the Inter-District Table Tennis Championships, organised by the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports, in collaboration with the Saint Lucia National Table Tennis Association.

The competition featured Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4, which had already entered the “learning to train” phase of their development. Districts 5, 6, 7, and 8 are still in the “funamentals” phase, and compete in Term 3 of 2015-16.

District 1 won three of the four titles at the Beausejour Gymnasium. The boys team – Ronaldo St Juste, Colvin Paul, Saneil Bernard, and Ishmel Moise – beat District 4 (3-0), District 3 (3-0) and District 2 (3-2). District 2 beat District 3 (3-1) and District 4 (3-0). District 3 beat District 4 (3-0).

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The girls team – Angelique Richardson, Giselle Mcgowan, Jeanelle Richardson, and Amelia Duval – became champions after defeating District 2 (3-0), District 4 (3-0) and district 3 (3-1). District 3 beat District 2 (3-0) and District 4 (3-2). District 4 beat District 2 (3-1).

In the girls singles event, Angelique Richardson from District 1 won all of her matches in straight sets to become the 2016 Girls Primary School Champion, beating teammate Giselle McGowan into second place. Gabrielle Soomer from District 3 and Kiana Felix from District 4 placed third.

Jelanie Desauzay prevented a District 1 sweep, winning the boys under-11 title for District 2. Ishmel Moise from District 1 placed second, whilst Ronaldo St Juste from District 1 and Shaquan Nelson from District 2 placed third.

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