Interschools Athletics Meeting

For generations, the traditional derby days between Union High School, Graaff-Reinet and Hoër Volkskool Graaff-Reinet that conclude the winter and summer sporting seasons have served as the annual highlights of friendship, rivalry and competition for these two schools.

𝙄𝙩 𝙞𝙨 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙨𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙙 𝙥𝙧𝙞𝙙𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙑𝙤𝙡𝙠𝙨𝙠𝙤𝙤𝙡 𝙤𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙖𝙜𝙖𝙞𝙣 𝙗𝙚𝙜𝙖𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧’𝙨 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙥𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙖𝙩𝙝𝙡𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙨 𝙨𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙤𝙣 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙨𝙖𝙢𝙚 𝙨𝙥𝙞𝙧𝙞𝙩, 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙩𝙝𝙚 18𝙩𝙝 𝙖𝙣𝙣𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝙄𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙡𝙨 𝘼𝙩𝙝𝙡𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙘𝙨 𝙈𝙚𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙝𝙚𝙡𝙙 𝙤𝙣 𝙒𝙚𝙙𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙖𝙛𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣𝙤𝙤𝙣, 26 𝙊𝙘𝙩𝙤𝙗𝙚𝙧.

𝗪𝗘𝗟𝗟 𝗗𝗢𝗡𝗘 to the Union athletes who claimed a total of 17 first places, 20 second places and 17 third places.

• A special word of 𝗖𝗢𝗡𝗚𝗥𝗔𝗧𝗨𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗦 goes to Ben Lemke who set a new record of 2:24,89 in the Boys u/14 800m event!

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝗶𝗺𝗲𝗱 𝟯 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲𝘀:

• Sade May, Girls u/16 – 100m (14,77s), 200m (31,07s) and 400m (1:17,86s)

• Josh Arends, Boys u/14 – 100m (12,12s), 200m (25,36s) and Long jump (5,56m)

• Joshua Basson, Boys u/16 – 200m (24,5s), 400m (5:23,5) and 1 500m (58,7s)

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝘀:

• Leigh-Ann Murray, Girls u/14 – 100m (14,47s)

• Misha Newton, Girls u/14 – 800m (2:50,8)

• Farronique Booysen, Girls u/14 – Long jump (4,08m)

• Musa Zweni, Girls u/17 – Shotput (9,3m), Discus (15,68m)

• Xavier Barlow, Boys u/15 – 200m (25,17s)

• Jude Langmead, Boys u/17 – Discus (27,97m)