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Week 3, Term Four, 2017

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Next week is Round 6 of the APS Summer Season and the Spartans play against AB Paterson College. For results from Week 3, see attached link under resources. Additional details have been posted on Schoolbox.

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Somerset College students competing in athletics.

The Secondary Girls team won the State Championship and will now represent Queensland at the Australian Schools Teams Championships at Sydney Grammar on December 2 and 3. The team consisted of Tahlia Varcoe, Jennifer Yeung, Lyanna Chan and Mayuri Yamaguchi. Lyanna finished 1st with 6/7 on the day, including a critical win over the Brisbane Girls Grammar board 1 in the penultimate round.

Two Open Secondary teams took part in the State Finals. Team 1 of James Kay, Kevin Song, Byron Morris, Kabilan Manuneedhi pushed Churchie all the way and ended up finishing second after two hard fought days. James Kay won the Board 1 prize with 5.5/6. Team 2, of Jack Luke-Paredi, Keanu Matsuura, Jason Li and Ben Atia, finished in a credible eighth position.

Somerset Athletics

22 Somerset College students were selected to represent the South Coast team at the Queensland Athletics School Sport 13 to 19 Years State Championships. Competing against the best in the state, our students battled hard over a number of athletic disciplines producing some amazing results. A few of these results included:

Rylee Burns - High Jump 4th, Triple jump 5th

Holly Macdonald – High Jump 2nd

Chad Brodbeck – High Jump 6th

James Arnold – 2nd 1500m, 3rd 800m

Felix Jackson-King – 2nd High Jump, 4th Long Jump

Mayla Singh – 2nd Hurdles, 3rd 200m, 4th 100m

Ella Crough-Heaton – 5th Triple Jump

All of the students who were selected to go and compete and gave it their all should be proud of their efforts. It shows that all of the hard work training and hours put in have definitely paid off. Congratulations to all involved.

Sport this week:

  • Monday 23 October - Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice (7.00am or 3.30pm)
  • Wednesday 25 October - Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice (7.00am or 3.30pm)
  • Friday 13 October - APS Summer Sport v Saint Stephens College
  • Friday 10 November - Sports Awards Night

All sporting details are posted on Schoolbox on the Sports page.

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