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Senior Sports News - Week 9




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Week 9, Term Two, 2017

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This week we played all Finals of the APS Winter Season and we had over 800 students taking part in 71 teams, with 75 coaches heading out to 21 different locations. Details of all matches can be accessed below.

Maito Yamaguchi- Baseball

Maito was recently selected for the South Coast School Sports Baseball team whose tournament is next week, 15 to 18 June.

South Coast Cross Country

On Tuesday June 6, a group of Somerset students were selected to compete in the 2017 Cross Country Regional Trials. It was a great day and the effort the students displayed was commendable. The competition was tough and some great results were produced. Three competed in the 10 year old girls with Marley Burns coming 16th, Rio Burns 20th and Bessie Dear 41st. Elijah Hill also 10 years placed 14th in his race.

In the 13 years girls Jemma Clements placed 9th with Adele Phillips right behind her at 10th. Miku Adachi placed 14th in the 14 years girls’ race and Sascha Von Papen coming 40th in the 15 years boys. 15 years girls saw Jessica Cook come 9th, 17 years girls Lauren Sprague finishing 8th and 18+ years girls Caroline Mitchell coming 6th. To finish off the day Keita Emsden placed 11th in the 16 years boys. These are fantastic results and all competitors put in their best. Congratulations to all of these students.

Athletics Season begins

Athletics season has begun with large numbers already in attendance. Students meet at 7.00am at the Track and practices are daily:

  • Monday & Wednesday: SS Track, JS Jumps/Throws

  • Tuesday & Thursday: JS Track, SS Jumps/Throws

  • Friday: All events

  • Holiday Practices: Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday (7.00-8.30am)

  • Senior School House Athletics Carnival: Friday-Saturday 21-22 July.

Students of all abilities and experience are welcome and all events are catered for with excellent coaches.

Come and join Somerset’s biggest team.

Sport this week:

  • Athletics Practices: Every day 7.00am at the Track

  • Friday 16 June: 10.40am Winter Sports Awards Assembly & 11.15am: House Athletics Trials.


  • Athletics Practices: Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 7.00am at the Track

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

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