Ju­nior ath­letes shine on track

Isis Town and Country - - Sport -

TINY Tots Piper Bartlett, Jessica Holthouse, Charlie Richards, Vin­nie Vella, Matthias Wes­sel, Slate Emms, Cay­den Mug­geridge, Shan­tara McAu­ley and Ja­son So­pron­ick watched on as another record week of per­sonal bests was recorded at Childers Show­grounds.

The 42 ath­letes com­pet­ing on the night com­bined to bet­ter their per­sonal bests an im­pres­sive 91 times.

Haaksma brothers Matthew (U15) and Daniel (U11), along with U14 Jenny Fresh­wa­ter, ended the night with four PBs each, while a fur­ther 12 ath­letes recorded three apiece.

Cen­tre man­ager Kerri Wills named Matthew Haaksma the Ath­lete of the Week for his work be­hind the scenes.

“He al­ways puts in his best ef­fort dur­ing events and is a great role model for our younger ath­letes,” Wills said.

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