THE best distance runners from across the district headed to Foster last Friday to take part in the South Gippsland Division Secondary College cross country.
Wonthaggi, Leongatha, Mirboo North, South Gippsland and Korumburra secondary colleges all took part in the 38th annual event.
It was a successful day for the Wonthaggi Secondary College, winning the Overall Aggregate, while South Gippsland Secondary College took home the Overall Handicap.
Results: Girls and Boys Aggregate, Wonthaggi Secondary College; Girls Handicap, South Gippsland Secondary College; Boys Handicap, South Gippsland Secondary College; Junior Girls and Boys, Wonthaggi Secondary College; Intermediate Girls, South Gippsland Secondary College; Intermediate Boys, Korumburra Secondary College; Senior Girls, Korumburra Secondary College; Senior Boys Mirboo North Secondary College.
Individual Champions: Junior boys 13 years, Tyson Hanegraaf KSC; Junior Girls 13 years, Seanan Trewin KSC; Junior boys 14 years, Brodie Anderson WSC; Junior Girls 14 years, Abby McCaughan WSC; Intermediate Boys 15 years, Campbell McKenzie WSC; Intermediate Girls 15 years, Keighley Starret SGSC; Intermediate Boys 16 years, Cameron Trewin KSC; Intermediate Girls 16 years, Hannah McRae WSC; Senior Boys, Travis Pickering MNSC; Senior Girls, Jacquie Snooks KSC.
Blue’s trifecta at cross country
DRIZZLING rain and a muddy course made for perfect conditions for the Korumburra Primary School’s annual house cross country event last Wednesday.
The youngsters tackled a 3km course around the school grounds, with many teachers joining students for the run.
It was another successful day of sports for the Blue House, taking out the overall shield to complete a trifecta – winning the swimming sports and athletic sports earlier this year.
Green House was also impressive, winning the participation shield with 87.6 per cent of their house taking part in the race.
Individual champions: Prep, Max Fowles and Erica Kibble; Grade 1, Tom Burgess and Katie Turton; Grade 2, Tarkyn Walker and Pallas Lamers; 10 and under, Kodie Walker and Bronte Whyte; 11 years, Aaron Turton and Jorja Whyte; Age 12 and 13, Oliver McLean and Courtney Martin.
Students who made it through to the next stage will compete in the Division Cross Country next Thursday at Stony Creek Racecourse.