𝗔𝗿𝗻𝗼𝘁𝘁 𝗿𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘀 𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝘁 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗿 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗔𝘁𝗵𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗗𝗮𝘆
Union High School’s annual Junior Interhouse Athletics Day was held on Thursday morning, 27 January.
Despite the sweltering heat, our young athletes were determined and enthusiastic, delivering some outstanding results on the day.
A total of six 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗢𝗥𝗗𝗦 were set by our junior athletes:
• Mia Botha broke the u/12 100m as well as u/12 1200m records;
• Cu-Shan Hofman set a new record in the u/12 150m event;
• Nadine Murray gave an impressive performance in the u/12 Long Jump to set a new record;
• Dvallene Fas broke the u/11 Shot Put record;
• Keanu Linch claimed the record in the u/13 100m as well as u/13 200m events; and
• Owen Paxton set a new record in the u/12 Long Jump event.
The 𝗧𝗢𝗣 𝗜𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗩𝗜𝗗𝗨𝗔𝗟 𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗙𝗢𝗥𝗠𝗘𝗥𝗦 of the day were:
• u/13 Victor Ludorum – Keanu Linch
• u/13 Victrix Ludorum – Imivuyo Nondlazi
• u/12 Victor Ludorum – Owen Paxton
• u/12 Victrix Ludorum – Mia Botha
• u/11 Victor Ludorum – Jordan Maritz
• u/11 Victrix Ludorum – Miley Burger
Our u/13 athletes also ran the 400m track event for the first time ever, with Kuhle Nqumashe coming in first among the girls and Keanu Linch among the boys.
At the end of the day, Arnott won the day with 522 points, a mere three points more than Daly’s total tally of 519.
The Junior Department extends its 𝗧𝗛𝗔𝗡𝗞𝗦 to all the parents who volunteered to help on the day. It is simply not possible to host an event such as this without their help.
There was also a large number of Grade 7 learners assisting at the various events on the day, their contribution to the success of the day has not gone unnoticed.
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