Secondary Athletics Carnival 2018

Perfect conditions and not a cloud in the sky for this year’s Secondary Athletics Carnival.   Unfortunately, the recent deluge of rain we experienced in the lead up, did have an effect on the High Jump event with several age groups postponed for some weeks.

The large number of athletes involved from Sinai, Ararat and Zion, ensured maximum participation points for their teams and provided an excellent day out for all spectators.

Sinai got out to an early lead after dominating many of the relay races. It was Zion however that took the lead after the first rotation of events and they managed to stretch this lead further throughout the day.

Congratulations to our record breakers. Incredibly, this year we had 18 new records set. Cassidy Ferris deserves a special mention for setting a total of five new records. Lainey Grieve is also congratulated for setting three new records.

Congratulations to the following record breakers:

100m – Cassidy Ferris, Liam Brown, Declan Martin, Ronan Martin, Harry Fullerton

200m – Cassidy Ferris

Shot Put – Cassidy Ferris

Long Jump – Lainey Grieve, Cassidy Ferris, Thomas Holley

High Jump – Lainey Grieve, Ebony King, Declan Martin

Triple Jump – Lainey Grieve

Javelin – Cassidy Ferris

1500m –  Lilli-Jean Cruise, Bakani Kombanie, Thomas Holley

Congratulations to all age champions. These athletes have competed to a high standard across many track and field events to win this prestigious award.

All age champions will be celebrated at this year’s sports awards evening in Term 4.

12 Years Boys

Girls

Jaiden Ward, Jaymes Roser

Nicole Morris

13 Years Boys

Girls

Daniel Coumi

Lainey Grieve

14 Years Boys

Girls

Liam Brown

Cassidy Ferris

15 Years Boys

Girls

Declan Martin

Willow Hildreth

16 Years Boys

Girls

Bakani Kombanie

Sophie Trevan

17 Years Boys

Girls

Harry Fullerton

Keeley Thomas

Well done to Zion for winning this year’s Secondary Athletics Carnival for the 2nd year in a row. Sinai finished in second place followed by Ararat.

1st Zion – 1608

2nd Sinai – 1498

3rd Ararat – 1089

All the photos were published on 24 July but if you would like to revisit them, click on this link: Middle and Senior School Athletics Carnival 2018

Matt Beattie, Head of HPE and Sport

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