Somerset Spartans Football Update
By Maarten De Kruijf, Co-ordinator - Football
During the holiday the Spartans Football Club continued. The boys and girls are unstoppable in the breaks, read below to see how the Spartans performed.
Sam Whish-Wilson Acting Director of Sport
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.
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.
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.
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