Little athletes awards night
DOUGLAS Little Athletics celebrated the achievements of its athletes at an end of year presentation, at Plantation Resort on Sunday. In the Under-6 age group, Amy Hardy and Jessiah St Pierre received a Silver Star medallion for 10 attendances and gold Star medallions for 15 attendances were awarded to Nial Reichl and Mia White. For the Under 7 - Under 17 age groups, bronze medallions for 10 personal bests (pbs) were awarded to Layla Hinz, Declan Williams, Zac Osborne and Callum Mather. Silver medallions for 20 pbs were awarded to Emily Callander, Kaiden Sorensen, Krystal Schulz, Jackob Reichl, Kayla D’Addona, Hannah Skennerton, Madison Hardy and Jala Williams. Gold medallions were celebrated by Unity Beitzel, Jack Hatfield, Amber Hawking, Kerrin Brennan & Karl Hinz for an impressive 30 pbs. There was fierce competition for the major awards, with the Coastline Graphic and Copy Centre Club Champion tied between Trinity and Unity Beitzel. Jack Hatfield took the Foodworks Junior Champion and Fletcher Beitzel was runner up. Finally, the 2012 LJ Hooker Senior Champion was won by Emily Callander, with Kaiden Sorensen taking runner up. In total, 56 athletes received trophies in recognition of 70 per cent or more attendance of the season competition days. Unity, Trinity and Fletcher Beitzel, Melissa and Emily Callander, Jack Hatfield, Ryan & Lahni Hawking achieving 100 per cent attendance. Douglas Little Athletics would like to extend a thank you to the businesses that have assisted and supported them throughout the year; Coastline Graphic and Copy Shop, Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas, Cornetts IGA, Foodworks, Hatfield Electrical, Malone’s Butchery, Rattle ’N Hum, Paddys Bar, Daintree Wonder Tours and Mossman State High School & Primary School.