Students crack eight records

Kooringal High students present at the athletics carnival gave it their all on Wednesday, including three students who broke eight school records in total.

Sophie Crouch and Ellen McIntyre were versatile, breaking records in track and field events, and Ned Evans broke the high jump record.

In the house championship, Lawson won (760), Farrer was second (701), Sturt finished third (679) and Bidgee was last (535).

Records broken

Ellen McIntyre broke four senior girl’s records.

  • 100m 13.24 (1996 previous) 
  • High Jump 1.55m (1996)
  • Long Jump 5.23m (1981)
  • Triple Jump 10.20m (1996)

Sophie Crouch broke three 16-year girl’s records.

  • 100m 12.91 (1988 previous) 
  • 200m 26.42 (1988) 
  • Javelin 22.85m (1997)

Ned Evans broke a 15-year boy’s record

  • High jump 1.75m (2005)

Age champions

12 year’s boy: Jake Scott. Girl: Josephine Galvin. 13 year’s boy: Luke Lawrence. Girl: Zoe Hinchcliffe. 14 year’s boy: Charlie Wykes. Girl: Sophie Fawns. 15 year’s boy: Jaylem Byrnes. Girl: Eilidh Lucas. 16 year’s boy: Hayden Nelson and Tristen Ahchow. Girl: Sophie Crouch. Senior boy: George Kendall. Girl: Ellen McIntyre