Records tumble at Chanel College athletics



CHANEL College students Rebecca McLean and Thomas McGuire were the toast of their schoolmates after record-breaking performances at the school's recent interhouse athletics carnival.

McLean hurled the shot 7.91m on her way to capturing the 14 years girls age championship while McGuire bettered the previous mark in the 15 years boys discus, recording a 43.3m throw, to also claim an age championship.

Jillian McGuire posted the highest individual point score of the day (76), competing strongly across all events to secure the open girls age championship.

Top three age championship placegetters in each division (name, house, points): 13 years girls ? Kimberley Waldron, Futuna, 54; Gemma Sweeney, Futuna, 44; ZaraLee Cotter, Stella Maris, 35. 14 years girls ? Rebecca McLean, McAuley 46; Kaitlyn McMahon, Futuna, 43; Sophie Badyk, Marcellin, 38. 15 years girls ? Anika Kirkman, Marcellin, 56; Lauren Kirk, Marcellin 50, Sarah Kennings, McAuley 31.

16 years girls ? Dominique Gleixner, Stella Maris, 50; Gabrielle Cook Futuna 40; Amber Curran, Stella Maris, 37. Open girls ? Jillian McGuire, Marcellin, 76; Chloe Hughes, McAuley 34, Symone Jenkinson, Stella Maris, 24. 13 years boys ? Brendan Welch, Futuna, 34; Jack Roobottom, Stella Maris, 30; Thomas Oram, Futuna, 29.

14 years boys ? Matthew Strike, Futuna, 51; Jonathan Stewart, Marcellin 36; Regan Prizeman, Marcellin, 33. 15 years boys ? Thomas McGuire, Marcellin, 61 ; Nick Oram, Futuna, 36; Beau McFadzen, Stella Maris, 33. 16 years boys ? Mark Bruce, McAuley, 51; Sam Givney, Futuna, 40; James McCafferty, Stella Maris, 35.

Open boys ? Ryan Barber, Futuna, 47; Joshua McFadzen, Stella Maris, 46; Ryan Bartholomew, Marcellin, 44.



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