Fun and games for Oban high school pupils

The Oban Times - - Sport -

OBAN high school held its an­nual games day last Fri­day, with the young ath­letes man­ag­ing to stay dry enough to al­low all the events to go ahead.

This was the third year that the games have been held the day af­ter the Ar­gyll­shire Gath­er­ing, at Moss­field Sta­dium.

The Ar­gyll­shire Gath­er­ing com­mit­tee al­lows the school to use their equip­ment in­clud­ing the large tents, which housed arts and crafts ac­tiv­i­ties through­out the day.

Head of PE at Oban high, Mur­ray Hamil­ton, said that the in­di­vid­ual cham­pi­onships had been of a very high stan­dard and very close. In some cases only one point sep­a­rated the win­ning and sec­ond place ath­letes.

Cham­pi­ons The re­sults were: sports cham­pi­ons - S1 boys, El­lis Hunter, Os­sian; S1 girls, Poppy McKil­lop, Somerled; S2 boys, Sam Coates, Diarmid; S2 girls, Abi Cato, Diarmid; S3 boys, Pa­trick McBeth, Os­sian; S3 girls, Eilidh Shearer, Os­sian; S4 boys, Stewart Inglis, Fin­gal; S4 girls, Lau­ren Turner, Somerled; se­nior boys, Ben Coates, Diarmid; se­nior girls, Roanne Lil­ley, Os­sian; Head­mas­ter’s cup, Scott Black, Diarmid; the Ar­gyll­shire Gath­er­ing tro­phy, Daniel Spiers.

The High­land danc­ing was won by Katie MacPher­son, and the pip­ing cham­pion was Gre­gor Mac­Don­ald.

Over­all clan win­ners were Diarmid, with 303 points, fol­lowed by Os­sian on 203, Somerled on 176 and Fin­gal on 109.

SIL­VER­WARE: Matthew An­der­son presents the Ar­gyll­shire

Gath­er­ing tro­phy to Daniel Spiers

UP AND OVER: Ac­tion dur­ing the

high jump com­pe­ti­tion

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