Published on: 13 September 2016

Our Senior School athletes showed great determination last week, finishing fifth in the PSA Athletics Carnival at the State Athletics Centre. Final results had Scotch in first place, followed by Aquinas, Hale, Trinity, Christ Church, Wesley and Guildford. 

“The Alcock Shield competition is the strongest school-based athletics competition in WA, driven by the best school-aged athletes in the State,” said Director of Sport, Anthony Lynch. 

“The boys have dedicated a lot of time and energy to training which is paying off with some outstanding performances.” 

The following boys set new CCGS school records;
Parker Robinson 1:00.13 for U/13 400m (previous record 1:00.49 Tom Ball – 2014)

Tom Ball 54.28 for U/15 400m (previous record 55.00 Marc Boyatzis – 2015)

Marc Boyatzis 51.47 for U/16 400m (previous record 52.98 Marc set at the Quads)

Brodie Wicks, Noah Keleman, Tom Ball, Ben Martin 46.56 U/15 4x100m relay (previous record 47.42 Boyatzis, Maloney, Mandijalu, Wylie – 2015)

Ben Edwards, Louis Corker, Michael Boyatzis, Zack Bowles 3:25.98 Open 4x400m relay (previous record 3:30.00 Foster, Horton, Kalma, Shenton – 2011).

The following boys set new CCGS and PSA records;
Riki Wylie, Harry Edwardes, Marc Boyatzis, Lucas Tay 45.33 U/16 4x100m relay (old record 46.03 Clarke, Davenport, Somerville-Brown, Storer – 2001). 

The Preparatory School finished sixth at the JPSSA Athletics Carnival. Sportsmaster Brady Leckie said the Year 4 boys performed very well, making special mention of Jakob Akhlil who placed third and above in all of his eight events.

Final results had Trinity in first place, followed by Hale, Aquinas, Scotch, Guildford, Christ Church and Wesley.