Athletics News - English Schools Cup Round 1 (2018)

English School’s Cup Round 1

Both teams made a good start to the English School’s Cup campaign at Round 1 of the competition held at the Oval Athletics Stadium last week, qualifying for the Regional ‘A’ Final.

The Intermediate Team (Year 9 and 10) won their competition with some excellent performances on the day most notably from Joe Turnbull who was the highest scoring athlete with a combined 43 points (27 points in the 300m & 16 points in the triple jump).  Also, there were strong performances from Sam Croft (42 points combined, 24 points in the 300m & 18 points in the triple jump), Harvey Hancox (24 points in the Discus), Louis Johnston (23 points in the 1500m), Tom Whiteley (Year 9, 23 Points in the Discus) and Finan Johnston (22 points in the 800m).

The Junior Team had a good start to their campaign and scored enough points to join the Intermediate team in the Regional ‘A’ Final.  Highest combined point scorer was Jackson Roy with 33 points (18 points in the 200 & 15 points in the High Jump).  Other noticeable performances from Jack Reilly (combined 31 points, 16 points in the Long Jump & and 15 points in the 100m), Luke Craven (19 points in the 300m) and Hansel Ugbelase (19 points in the hammer).

A Hale