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Week 1, Term Four, 2017

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Next week is Round 4 of the APS Summer Season and the Spartans play against Kings Cristian College. APS Summer Sport practices will continue Monday and Wednesday. There have been some changes to training times and venues. Please refer to the Schoolbox sport page for updated details.

Bianca Crisp - Swimming

Bianca competed at the Brisbane Open Water Championships on Saturday 30th September 2017 at Kawana Waters on the Sunshine Coast. She won the Women’s 5km Event in a time of 1.01.29sec. Bianca competes in this event as a lead up to the Queensland State Open Water Championships which will be held at the same venue on 21st October 2017 where she will compete in the 5km, 7.5km and 10km Women’s Events.

Hamish Boyd - Pentathlon

Hamish Boyd had a very successful trip to Japan for the Asia / Oceania championships for Modern Pentathlon in September, coming away with a silver Oceania medal and selection as the reserve for the 2018 Youth Olympics in Argentina. He has followed that up with a gold medal win at the Queensland State Championships. Hamish will now be attending a training camp at the AIS in January in preparation for nationals in February and the 2018 Youth World Championships in Portugal in April. Great work Hamish.

Mako Inukai - Gymnastics

Mako Inukai recently competed at the Bendigo National Clubs Carnival on the 24th of September in Victoria. Mako competed in the Level 6 division amongst 62 competitors right across Australia. Mako came 48th overall which is amazing considering she has only been involved in the sport for 1.5 years which is a very short time compared to other gymnasts. Mako's best routine was her freehand routine where she scored 9.150 (38th place).

Queensland Schools Championships Rowing

45 Somerset College students represented the college at the recent Queensland Schools Rowing Championships held at Rockhampton. The team for their hard work received some it best ever results scoring three gold medals. Blake Mills and Aidan McKeon started the flow of medals by claiming gold in the year 11 Boy’s Pair. The Boy’s 10 Year Four followed Blake and Aidan lead also defeating all rivals taking out a third gold medal for the championships to go along with a string of silver and bronze.

Thomas Liu was the first ever Somerset representative in the Paralympic Style Legs Trunk and Arms Single scull race where he was crowned Queensland Champion.

Sport this week:

Monday 11 October Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice (7.00am or 3.30pm)

Wednesday 13 October Compulsory APS Summer Sports Practice (7.00am or 3.30pm)

Friday 13 October APS Summer Sport v Kings Christian College

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

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