Thursday 9 August saw the Somerset College Junior APS Athletics Squad compete at the Junior APS Carnival at Somerset College. Our team consisted of over 60 competitors on the day, ranging from students in Year 4 to Year 7 in the Senior School.
The team performed remarkably well achieving a number of PB’s. Two students came away with a top 3 finish in their aged group with Kartier Marjanovic in Year 7 securing first place in the Under 12 Girls individual rankings. The college had some athlete's qualified for the South Coast Trials to be held at the GC City Athletic Centre on Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 September.
Four age groups recorded also recorded top three finishes. Somerset secured fourth position in the aggregate standings (Percentage Trophy calculation on population of the school) and fifth place overall.
Here were the notable results:
Age Group Champions
9 Girls – 2nd place Ari Thake
12 Girls – 1st place Kartier Marjanovic
Age Group Podiums
9 Boys – 2nd
10 Boys – 2nd
11 Girls – 3rd
12 Girls – 2nd
Top Three Results:
We would like to extend our congratulations to all the members of the squad for representing themselves and the College in such a worthy manner. Many thanks to our team managers, Mrs Grigg and Mrs McLaughlin as well as our Track & Field coaches for their fantastic commitment in spending countless hours training the squad.
Thursday 30 August - No Junior APS Summer Sports Trials/Training (Week 7)
Tuesday/ Wednesday 11/12 September - South Coast Regional Track & Field Trials
Tuesday 9 October (3.30pm to 4.30pm) - Junior APS Summer Sports Training Year 4 to 6 (Compulsory)
Thursday 11 October - Round One – Junior APS Summer Sports v Emmanuel
All information about Junior School Sport can be located on Schoolbox by clicking on the Junior School Sports page.
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