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Week 3, Term Four, 2019

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In Season 2's Round 6 Somerset take on Kings' in what will be the final round for our Year 12s. For results from Week 2's round versus All Saints Anglican School, see resources.

Queensland All Schools Athletics Championships – Cairns, Queensland

Nine Somerset Spartans competed exceptionally well at the Queensland All Schools Championships on the weekend representing the South Coast Region and Somerset College. There were so many outstanding performances as follows.

  • Britney Inger – Gold in the 100m, 200m, Long Jump and Silver in the Triple Jump. Britney ran under 12sec for the first time in 11.87sec and was the fastest female of the Championship.
  • Charlotte Chant – Gold in the 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay running PB’s in both sprints.
  • Felix Jackson-King – Gold in the High Jump and Triple Jump both PB’s.
  • Prosper Nwoko – Gold in the 100m 10.79sec, also the fastest of the Championship, Bronze in the 200m and Silver in the 4x100m relay.
  • Kade Reynoldson – Gold in the Pole Vault equalling the Queensland Schools record in a PB of 3.30m.
  • Jake Giltrap-Good – Silver in the 1500m and 4th in the 800m both in huge PB’s.
  • Vivian Milosevic – Silver in the 3km Walk.
  • Abbie Kavanagh – 4th place in the 100m Hurdles in a new PB.
  • Alex Halloran – 800m, first time ever to State Championships and very close to her best.

Overall the Spartan Athletes won nine Golds, four Silvers and one Bronze medal with many excellent new Personal Best performances across the board. As the new Head Coach of Athletics, it is wonderful to see these athletes performing at their best and I look forward to helping grow the Athletics and Cross-Country Programmes into the future so that we have even more students excelling in this great sport.

If you would like to join our growing Athletics Programme, please contact me or drop by my office for a chat.

Gymnastics

Stephanie

Well done to Stephanie Sprague (Year 10) for her success in gymnastics during the recent school holidays.

Stephanie competed in Level 8 in Gymnastics at the National Club Championships.

Her club placed 11th out of 71 clubs from around Australia.

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