LA Regional Championships (Kingscliff)

What a very long, hot and humid weekend! That said some absolutely awesome outcomes on both track and field for our little squad. The guys worked so hard over the Christmas holiday to lead up to the first major event of the year.  With so many PB’s and even a regional record broken, it was a positive way for our athletes to begin 2018 and get some well earned recognition for their hard work at training. 

State Championships Qualified:

Anastasia Neumann: 100m & 200m
Grace Macdonald: 200m, 400m, 800m & Discus
Ieuan Cornelius: 80m Hurdles
Jack Neumann: 100m
Jordan Cox: High Jump, 80m & 200m Hurdles
Liana Cox: Long Jump, High Jump, 60m Hurdles & 200m
Makenzie Kelly-Coombes: 100m & 200m
Nathan Perry: 100m, 200m & 110m Hurdles
Siena Cox: High Jump (NEW RR 1.40cm), 60m Hurdles & Long Jump

Nathan Perry powering out of the blocks.

Makenzie Kelly-Coombes working hard around the bend!

Ieuan & Jordan preparing preparing to race, best friends and training partners.

Jordan 1st & Ieuan 2nd and both through to state champs!

Anastasia wining both 100m & 200m.

Siena breaking the regional record by 3cms. While very nervous she delivered.

Liana finishing strong in the 200m final!

Liana & Siena tightly contesting the final hurdle! 

Jack took silver in the 100m in a very tough field!

Ieuan in the blocks for the 100m awaiting the start…

and they’re off! Ieuan powers out of the blocks to qualify for 100m final

Celebrating with ice cones 🙂 

It is rewarding to see so much hard work paying off for so many of these guys! For some this is their last LA’s state champs, so they will want to finish on a high. Well done all.

Coach Chris Cornelius

 

 

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