Athletes score personal bests
THE three athletes representing the Mossman community at the Queensland Seconary Schools Track and Field Championships have come home with a slew of personal bests.
Unity Bietzel, Daniel Plumbe and Melissa Callander all performed highly and represented their school in an exemplary way.
The championships, held in Brisbane, are an opportunity for young athletes from around the to compete against each other in a tough competition.
While there were no podium finishes, each of the three young Mossman athletes returned home with their own personal bests.
Unity had a great meet achieving personal bests in both high jump and the 90 metre hurdles.
She cleared 1.50 metres height and ran 15.23 in the hurdles.
Daniel achieved his goal for reaching the finals for both the 800 m and 1500m.
He ran 2:03.59 in his heat for the 800m and 4.19.94 in the 1500m.
Daniel finished sixth in the 800 metres with a time of 2:04.05 and twelfth in the 1500 metres.
Melissa ran in the 15/16 year old 4 x 100m relay which placed tenth.
She achieved a new personal best in triple of 10.20 metres and finished twelfth on a count back (she had the same jump as the eleventh placed competitor).