Ath­let­ics ac­tion to con­tinue

Townsville Bulletin - - SPORT -

M U N D I N G B U R R A S t a t e School have fin­ished on top of the Townsville Pri­mary School Ath­let­ics B schools car­ni­val.

Af­ter some great ef­forts from all the stu­dents in­volved at the Townsville Sports Re­serve yes­ter­day Mund­ing­burra won the over­all and girls ag­gre­gate as well as hav­ing the best av­er­age scores.

Ath­letes from St Clare’s Catholic School also did well, with the Bur­dell school achiev­ing the best boys ag­gre­gate score while their eight- years girls four by 80m re­lay team also starred with a record time of 55.14 sec­onds.

Mund­ing­burra’s Cai Ben­field jumped his way in to the record books when he soared for 3.56m in the nine- years boys long jump while the school’s seven- years four by 60m re­lay team also set a new record with their time of 42.89 sec­onds.

Kelso State School’s Dean Wil­liams was an­other high achiever, throw­ing a record 6.85m in the nine- years boys shot put and Bel­gian Gar­dens’ Chloe Par­enti set a new mark in the nine- years girls high jump with a 1.09m jump.

On Wed­nes­day Cal­vary Chris­tian Col­lege and the Cathe­dral School showed their prow­ess with great show­ings at the C schools car­ni­val.

Cal­vary were the over­all and boys ag­gre­gate cham­pi­ons while Cathe­dral were on top of the girls ag­gre­gate and av­er­age sec­tions.

Cal­vary’s eight- years boys re­lay team, El­iz­a­beth Horne ( 10- years girls 800m — 2.54.46) and Uwezo Lubenda ( eight- years boys 80m — 12.47 sec­onds) all ran their way in to the record books. Blue­wa­ter’s Jack Heatlie also set a record with a 3.58m jump in the nineyears boys long jump, as did Oonoonba’s Mackenzie Gilchrist in the nine- years girls long jump ( 3.03m).

The cham­pi­onships have been run­ning all week and will wrap up with the A schools car­ni­val to­day.

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