NEWHAVEN College recently hosted the Gippsland Independent Schools Association (SEISA) Cross Country Championships.
Close to 400 athletes from Beaconhills College – Berwick, Beaconhills College – Pakenham, St Paul’s – Warragul, St Paul’s – Traralgon, Gippsland Grammar – Sale and Newhaven College battled cold and windy conditions over courses that ranged in distance from 3 to 5.5 kilometres.
Newhaven College enjoyed a very successful day with five students winning their age group championships.
They were: Lara Smyth – U12 Female, Chloe Woollard – U13 Female, Mitchell Moschetti – U15 Male, Luke Nicholson – U21 Male and Ingrid Nunn – U21 Female.
This was a fantastic result for Newhaven against some very strong competition and the college finished third in the overall aggregate.
Other students to record top 10 placings were: U12 Male – Anthony Petropoulos, U12 Female – Chelsea Fox, U13 Male – Jamie Liatos, U13 Female – Felicity Fox and Ella Grummisch, U14 Male – Taite Cumming, U14 Female – Abigail McCulloch and Jarah White, U15 Male – Harry O’Brien, U15 Female – Sunday Brisbane and Gaby Hynes, U16 Male – Dylan Beck and Tristan Donohue, U16 Female – Rachel Aitken, U17 Male – Alexander McMahon, U17 Female – Meg Hynes and U21 Male – Billy Taylor.
Newhaven College’s five Cross-Country champions