Back in ac­tion and in best form

Isis Town and Country - - Sport -

TINY tot new­comer Ash­ley McCur­ley joined Jessica Holthouse, Annabella Le­mon, Vin­nie Vella, Shan­tara McAu­ley, Cay­den Mug­geridge and Fisher Plant on Fri­day night to dust off the Christ­mas cob­webs and start the road to State Cham­pi­onships.

A mod­i­fied meet was held at the neigh­bour­ing high school oval due to on­go­ing main­te­nance works at the show­grounds.

Isis Dis­trict Lit­tle Ath­let­ics would like to ex­tend a huge thank you to An­drew Cole, for­mer club mem­ber Jack Ran­dell and cur­rent ju­nior mem­ber Jack­son Re­hbein for their com­mit­ment to the club in en­sur­ing that the high school oval was mowed and marked for the first night back at short no­tice.

With only three weeks to re­gion­als, un­der-eights Jac­inta Hamil­ton, Cherie Schultz, Danielle Adam­son and Natalyia McAu­ley all recorded per­sonal bests, with a fur­ther 13 ath­letes record­ing a to­tal of 24 per­sonal bests for the night in track and field events.

Adam­son and Hamil­ton recorded three per­sonal bests a piece from four events, while Schultz, along with U12 Cooper Burns and U14 Jenny Fresh­wa­ter, recorded two.

Best for the night were from un­der-seven Michael Ebert record­ing a mas­sive 3m 59cm im­prove­ment in his dis­cus when he threw 12.28m.

Sib­lings U7 Mitchell Brady and U9 Te­lesche Brady had per­sonal bests in their 70m dash times.

U12 Brady Hop­kins in­creased his javelin per­sonal best by 1.04m to 18.35m, Cooper Burns (U12) soared a fur­ther 6cm in high jump, record­ing a 1.15m scis­sor jump.

U14 Jenny Fresh­wa­ter fur­thered her shot put dis­tance to 7.26m, a 43cm in­crease.

Re­gion­als will be held at the Bund­aberg Ath­let­ics Track on Fe­bru­ary 7 and 8.

Ath­letes that place first, sec­ond, third and fourth at Sum­mer Re­gion­als qual­ify to at­tend the McDon­ald’s State Cham­pi­onships, be­ing held at Bris­bane from March 20–22.

Nom­i­na­tion forms are avail­able on Fri­day night or visit the link on the Isis Dis­trict Lit­tle A’s Face­book page.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

STRONG EF­FORT: Danielle Adam­son pre­par­ing for the re­gion­als track and field event.

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