Little athletics presentation
ON Sunday the 13th October, Douglas Athletics celebrated the achievements of its athletes at its end of year presentation, at Plantation Resort.
In the Under 6 age group, Joel Hatfield received a Gold Star medallion for 15 attendances and Rhett Hawking received a trophy for his 20 attendances.
For the Under 7 - Under 17 age groups, bronze medallions for 10 personal bests (pbs) were awarded to Brandon Fischer and Anzac Gamble.
Silver medallions for 20 pbs were received by Ryan Hawking, Trinity Beitzel, Fletcher Beitzel, Samuel Savage, Charli Osborne, Tyson Osborne, Lahni Hawking, Taj Dolphin, Colby Watkinson, Cassandra Davenport, Jack Hatfield, Ethan Crees and Taheega Savage.
Wyatt Laurigan, Amber Hawking, Krystal Schulz, Melissa Callander, Adriel Frizelle and Jasmine Blain received gold medallions for 30 pbs. Emily Callander was awarded a trophy for 40 personal bests.
The contest for the major awards was fierce with the last Wednesday afternoon competition deciding the winners. The Coastline Graphic & Copy Centre Club Champion was won by Emily Callander.
There was only 1 point separating the Junior Champion & Runner up, with Melissa Callander winning the Foodworks Junior Champion and Adriel Frizelle the runner up.
The 2013 LJ Hooker Senior Champion was won by Amber Hawking and the runner up was Jasmine Blain.
53 athletes received trophies in recognition for attending for 70% or more of the season competition days. With Melissa Callander, Lahni Hawking & Adriel Frizelle achieving 100% attendance for the season. DLA would like to thank the businesses that have assisted and supported them throughout the year; Coastline Graphic and Copy Shop, Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas, Cornetts IGA, Mossman State High School, Port Party Hire, Blain’s Auto, Beaver Blocklaying along with the Crees, White, Osborne & Kirk Families.