St Mary’s girls turn on speed to win bronze State Pri­mary Track and Field Cham­pi­onships

The Riverine Herald - - GAME ON SUMMER -

‘ In a dom­i­nant per­for­mance by the front two run­ners, Bent­ley missed the sec­ond. ’ gold by 0.1 of a

THE team of Lily Marsh, Rosy Marsh, Char­lotte Prosser and Holly Chad­wick have led St Mary’s to a third place fin­ish in the un­der 12/13 4x100m re­lay.

In their third ap­pear­ance in the race, the team fin­ished with their best ever re­sult of third of the 16 com­pet­ing schools.

Qual­i­fy­ing with a time of 57.18, the girls ad­vanced to the fi­nal where they recorded a time of 56.64 to claim third spot. Re­sults St Mary’s 12-13G Long Jump — 3rd: Ruby McGlone (4.45m).

12-13G Triple Jump — 12th: Rosy Marsh (8.95m), 15th: Lily Marsh (8.78m). 9-10B 1500m — 12th: Cody Walker (5:35.62) 11B 1500m — 8th: Ky Hen­son (5:24.31) 9-10B Long Jump — 13th: Eli­jah Swiggs (3.63m)

9-10B Shot Put — 14th: Eli­jah Swiggs (7.42m). Echuca Pri­mary 208 9-10G 800m — 9th: Ruby Mor­ley (2:50.84) 9-10G 80m Hur­dles, Heat 2 — 6th: Ruby Mor­ley (16.23)

12-13G 80m Hur­dles, Heat 1 — 9th: Alexis Gre­gor (15.75)

11G High Jump — 2nd: Chase Day (1.49m)

9-10G Triple Jump — 12th: Maria Al­lan (7.70m) 9-10B 200m — 5th: An­gus Wat­son (33.39) 9-10B 800m — 15th: An­gus Wat­son (2:49.56) Echuca East 11G 80m Hur­dles, Heat 1 — 7th: Is­abelle Van­der­pol (914.83) Twin Rivers 11G 4x100m re­lay, Heat 1 — 8th (1:03.18) 11B High Jump — 15th: Char­lie Mundie (1.20m)

Sec­ondary school re­sults

JAMES Bent­ley’s re­cent per­for­mance at the School Sports Vic­to­ria Sec­ondary Track and Field Cham­pi­onships saw him com­pete in a sec­ond event, as well as the 400m pub­lished in Fri­day’s Riv.

Bent­ley also com­peted in the un­der 14s 800m, where he claimed sil­ver.

In a dom­i­nant per­for­mance by the front two run­ners, Bent­ley missed the gold by 0.1 of a sec­ond in an in­cred­i­bly tight race.

Luke Hemer

NET GAINS: Young tennis star Is­abella Cross­man. Photo:

LIFE IN THE FAST LANE: Rosy Marsh, Char­lotte Prosser, Holly Chad­wick and Lily Marsh with their bronze medals.

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