ATHLETES from Wonthaggi Little Athletics excelled at the recent Victorian State Track and Field Championships.
Fifteen athletes competed over the two days of competitions and many personal bests were recorded.
Baia Pugh ran a splendid 1500m race to take gold convincingly in the Under 11 girls event.
Baia led right from the first lap and increased her lead to win by almost the full length of the home straight.
Her time of 5:03.88 was a personal best and a club record.
Abigail McCulloch brought home a silver medal in the Under 13 Walks recording a fast pace of 8:22.42 and a club record.
Tevuro Ihomana Montgomery continued her dominance in the javelin by medalling for the third year in a row. She won the silver medal with a throw of 32.39m and claimed a club record.
Full results from the weekend are listed below.
U15G: Nicola Slade High Jump 12th, Triple Jump 16th, Long Jump 13th.
U14B: Tyler Butcher Triple Jump 5th, High Jump 5th, Long Jump 10th; Jacob Timmermans 1500m 15th.
U14G: Sandra Gray High Jump 6th, Long Jump 21st, Triple Jump, 200m H.
U13B: Miles Wrigley High Jump 6th, 100m 14th, 200m 17th, 400m 19th; Ashton Hewitson Triple Jump 9th.
U13G: Abigail McCulloch 1500m walk 2nd, 1500m; Tevuro Ihomana Montgomery Javelin 2nd, 80m Hurdles 8th, 100m 20th, 200m hurdles 20th; Maya Fraser Javelin 9th; Isla Ormond High Jump 7th, 200m hurdles 16th.
U11G: Baia Pugh 1500m 1st, 400m 8th; Ella Smith Shot Put 24th, discus 17th; Lara Smyth 800m 13th, 1500m 9th.
U10B: Nathan Patch, high jump 16th; Jake Marotta High Jump.
Baia’s state title by the length of the straight