DOWNEY – Old River School Elementary captured first place at the 50th annual Carnival of Champions track and field competition held April 26 at Warren High School. The meet brought together fourth and fifth grade students from nine Downey elementary schools.
Approximately 500 boys and girls competed in events such as baskets in one minute, softball throw for distance, standing long jump, 50-meter dash, 100-meter dash, four-member 400-meter relay, and a mixed coed relay.
Old River finished with 189 points, good enough for first place.
They were followed in the standings by Rio San Gabriel, Gallatin, Lewis, Price, Carpenter, Gauldin, Rio Hondo and Unsworth.
Published: May 8, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 04