It was fireworks on the second day of zone 1 in the ongoing Ashanti Regional inter-schools and colleges athletics competition as pre competition favorites Opoku Ware School came from behind to topple Japass to win the boys division. The athletics competition (interco) on Thursday(9th February 2017) and Friday (10th February 2017) hosted a number of schools in zone one. The zone featured a number of schools like Jachie Pramso SHS, Konongo Odumasi SHS, Opoku Ware School, Adventist Girls’ SHS, Kumasi Senior High technical school among others.
The first day saw a keen competition with the likes of Jachie Pramso SHS, Opoku Ware School, and Bonwire senior high school rocking shoulders in the boys category, and that of the girls also included Konongo Odumase SHS, St. Louis SHS, and Jachie Pramso SHS.
At the end of the second day and the whole competition these are the full results
1. Opoku Ware School. – 158 pts
2. Jachie Pramso SHS. – 145 pts
3. Bonwire SHS. – 80 pts
4. Konongo Odumase SHS – 72 pts
5. Kumasi Senior High technical school – 57 pts
6. Dadease Agric Senior High School. – 44 pts
7. Akrofuom secondary technical school. – 24 pts
8. Barekese SHS. – 23 pts
The other participating schools did their best but would have to do better next year.
1. Jachie Pramso SHS. – 166 pts
2. Konongo Odumase SHS. – 155 pts
3. St Louis SHS. – 135 pts
4. Adventist Girls SHS. – 78 pts
5. Akrofuom Secondary technical school. – 44 pts
6. Dadease Agric Senior High School. – 32 pts
7. Asare Bediako SHS. – 27 pts
8. Barekese SHS. – 25 pts
Again the rest of the schools did their best but it was just not enough.
At the end of the day only the first six schools in each category qualified for the super Zonals scheduled for the 23rd and 24th of February, 2017.