A team of 46 athletes competed at the Central Eastern qualifying day on Wednesday this week.
The day did manage to break a wee bit of the drought with showers coming through Mt Smart Stadium throughout the morning.
The team acquitted themselves well with a number qualifying for the Auckland Champs that will be held March 25th at the same venue.
A first for King’s College also occurred with the inaugural Intermediate Girls 4x100m relay team taking part and finishing 3rd.
Sophie Williams (MID) 1st 100m; Siobhan Balle (MBH) 1st 800m, 1st 1500m, 3rd High Jump; Maddison Prince (MBH) finalist in 100m, 80m hurdles
Sophie and Siobhan have qualified for the Auckland Champs
Ruby Gibson (TAY) 1st 200m, 2nd 400m; Grace Penberthy (MID) 1st Long Jump, 1st Triple Jump; Jade Bowater (TAY) 3rd Javelin
Ruby and Grace have qualified for the Auckland Champs
Jack Erickson (PRT) 1st 3000m, 1st 1500m; Sacha Foenander (SCH) 1st Long Jump, 3rd 80m hurdles; Harrison Martin (SEL) 1st Javelin; Kahurangi Cotterill (SCH) 200m, 300m, 80m hurdles finalist; Cassra Haghi (MAJ) 100m, 200m finalist; Kian Newman (MAJ) 100m finalist; 4x100m relay 2nd.
Jack, Harrison, and Sacha have qualified for the Auckland Champs - possibly the relay as well.
Jack Sadler (SEL) 1st 100m, 200m; Jack Mitchell (AVE) 1st 400m, 2nd 100m hurdles; Toby Tasker (PRT) 1st 3000m; Peter Banks (MAJ) 1st Javelin, James Ford (PAR) 2nd 800m, 2nd 1500m; Keir Barnes (PAR) 2nd 400m; Oliver Hatch (MAJ) 2nd Discus; Joe Fell (STJ) 3rd 200m; Hugo Batchelor (GRE) 3rd 1500m; Joseph Dunn (AVE) 3rd 100m hurdles; Jonty Willis (SEL) 3rd Triple Jump, Sio Vaolupe (AVE) 100m finalist- withdrew due to injury; 4x100m relay- 2nd
Jack Sadler, Jack Mitchell, Toby, James, Peter, Oliver and Keir have all qualified for the Auckland Champs
Nathan Robinson (GRE) 1st 200m, 2nd 100m; James Harding (GRE) 1st 800m, 1st 1500m; Zane Powell (PRT) 1st 3000m, 2nd 1500m; Tim Jones (SEL) 1st High Jump; Sebastian Wharton (MAR) 3rd 3000m; Zac Summerfield (STJ) 3rd High Jump
Nathan, James, Zane and Tim qualify for the Auckland Champs.
Also attending the Auckland champs in the following events are-:
300m Hurdles- Jack Mitchell, Joseph Dunn, Holly Hunn (TAY), and Sophie Adams (TAY)
2000m Steeples- Toby Tasker, Sebastian Wharton, Callum Jeffries (SEL) and Siobhan Balle
Hammer Throw- Jade Bowater
Congratulations to all that took part.
Kerry Baker, Head of Sport