Ryan stars at carnival
Yesterday’s UBET dividends
RYAN Catholic College can lay claim to being Townsville’s top primary school in athletics after dominating yesterday’s A schools carnival.
Students from Ryan shone bright in a number of events as the Kirwan school claimed the best overall and boys aggregate scores as well as the best average score.
Standouts for Ryan included Connor Jackson, who jumped a record 3.93 metres in the nine- years boys long jump, and Annie Dixon after she ran a record 10.10 seconds in the seven- years girls 60m race.
Ryan’s seven- years four by 60m relay team also made history with a 43.77 time and Re- becca Marr was the final record- breaker for the school, throwing an impressive 6.84m in the nine- years girls shot put.
Annandale State School had their own record- breaking effort in the eight- years girls four by 80m relay team, with the girls running 54.30secs.
St Anthony’s Catholic College student Lachlan Patterson was the final record- breaker on the day. His jump of 1.11m set a new high mark in the nine- years boys high jump.
Yesterday’s carnival wrapped up a bumper week of primary school athletics at the Townsville Sports Reserve, with the top achievers to go on to the Northern Regional Trials on August 29.
A SCHOOL REGION TRIALISTS Joe Briskey, Johnny Halliday, Marcus Jackonia, Ethan Jackonia, Cooper Bonell, Dylan Bonell, Lachlan Hutchings, Matheus Irelandes- Mota, Talan Buckland, Matthew Buckland, Darius Topp, Alex Trueman, Lachlan Ainscough, Connor Jackson, Jack Krauklis, Bradley Pilchowski, Deelan Tetley, Jett Walsh, Robert Wiltshire, Jordan Murtha, Kian George, Hayden Griffin, Liam Kleier, Lachlan Patterson, Hassan Binawel, Syrius Jib, Seth Paulse, William Smart, Arthur Smart, Callum Cavanagh, Liam Rowlands.
FLYING: Ben Turner, 10, from Holy Spirit School, competes in high jump at the Townsville Primary School Athletics A schools carnival at the Townsville Sports Reserve.