Ed Beischer celebrates his podium finish at the Victorian All Schools State Championships.
THE three day Victorian All Schools State Championships were contested at Lakeside Stadium with plenty of South Coast Athletics members in action representing their school with pride.
Claire Jobling, representing Leongatha Secondary College set the standard for the weekend winning the Under 18 Women’s High Jump on Friday night with a height of 1.63m.
Her training partners, Taylah Gardner (Chairo Christian College) and Elly Radford (St Paul’s) placed first and third in the Under 17 Women’s and Under 15 Women’s High Jump.
New member Piper Hastings performed exceptionally well for Garfield Primary School in her first championship meet to set a new PB of 1.35m in the Under 14 Women’s High Jump.
Pocket rocket Declan Morrison (St Paul’s) had a great meet with new personal best performances in the Under 15 Men’s 100m (12.51sec) and the Under 15 Men’s Long Jump (5.35m).
Sharna Warry (Maffra SC) placed fifth in the Under 18 Women’s Triple Jump (10.44m).
The medals continued on day two of action with Kyla Green (Mary MacKillop College) equalling her personal best of 2.10m to place second in the Under 14 Women’s Pole Vault.
Ed Beischer (Newhaven College) claimed two medals, second in the Under 16 Men’s 800m (2.04.21min) and third in the Under 16 Men’s 1500m (4.20.09)min.
Brodie Anderson (Wonthaggi SC) placed 10th in the Under 15 Men’s 800m in a time of 2.15.46min.
Sharna Warry (Maffra SC) narrowly missed a medal in the Under 18 Women’s Javelin with a throw of 31.52m and Wes Graeme (St Paul’s) placed sixth in the Under 17 Men’s High Jump (1.84m).