Prince Edward Retain Sprints Challenge Honours

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Hosts Prince Edward School did not disappoint their huge home crowd this afternoon (25 Feb 2015), retaining the cup for a second consecutive year in the PE Sprints Challenge.

Prince Edward’s win makes it their second title in a row after they took over the reins from St George’s who last won the meet in 2013. The hosts racked in 184 points to claim the title, Peterhouse had 173 while St George’s were right behind them with 170 points. The remaining seven teams proved not to be contenders, with a huge gap in points separating the rest of the table.

Prince Edward Celebration
The stress before announcement of results (insert) and the celebration after

Although Prince Edward dominated most of the events, Peterhouse finished first in the senior boys 4x100m relay clocking 44.03 seconds. Perhaps the most impressive run of the day was that of Alfred Chawonza, a Form 3 student at St George’s College who clocked 2:08,43 in the U17 800m run.

The meet which was also a national selection trial for the U20 and U17 age groups was attended by nine girls teams and ten boys teams. Complete team results below.

Prince Edward – 184, Peterhouse – 173, St George’s – 170, Churchill – 129, Sodbury – 118, Mazowe – 95, Watershed – 79, Gateway – 63, Heritage – 3