Ipswich centre athletes share in stunning 210 medal haul
IPSWICH Little Athletics centre competitors shared in many fine efforts at the recent Metro West Regional Championships.
During competition on February 6 and 7 at Bill Paterson Oval, hundreds of athletes tried to qualify for the Queensland Little Athletics State Championships being held at QSAC from March 18-20.
Ipswich centre athletes won 210 medals, comprising 88 gold, 63 silver and 59 bronze.
A number of records were broken, including a 30 year old standard by Calab Law in the under 12 boys long jump. Calab jumped 5.30m.
The record belonged to Shaun Cranny, who still holds numerous regional records. Shaun was an exceptional athlete in the 1980s.
At the Metro West titles, Ipswich was dominant in the race walking events with numerous records broken.
Twenty-two athletes from the Ipswich centre qualified for next month's state championships.
Records broken by Ipswich Centre athletes:
- U9 girls 400m - Rylee Novinetz (1:18.84);
- U9 girls 700m walk - Hayley Condon (4:21.25);
- U9 boys 700m walk - Torin Manteit (4:07.03);
- U10 girls 70m - Molly Green (10.78);
- U12 boys 60m hurdles - Calab Law (10.26);
- U12 boys long jump - Calab Law (5.30m);
- U13 girls 1500m walk - Breeanna Betzold (7:15.47);
- U14 boys 1500m walk - Ryan Stewart (8:16.24);
- U14 girls high jump - Casey Bell (1.60m);
- U14 girls long jump - Casey Bell (5.23m);
- U15 girls 90m hurdles - Hayley Wright (13.85);
- U16 boys 100m - Nicholas Grant (11.69);
- U17 girls 1500m - Faith White (7:01.51);
- U17 girls pentathlon - Faith White 846pts.
Ipswich Little Athletics Centre competitors to qualify for the state championships.
Girls: Rylee Novinetz, Hayley Condon, Isabel Kitching, Lillian Kitching, Laura Fitzgerald, Lacey Kennedy, Molly Green, Toby Stolberg, Charlize Goody, Krystal Smith, Regan Williams, Ella Harding, Ziporah Johnson, Jessica Kitching, Tehlia Otto, Ebany Dixon, Indianna Roberts, Mickeelie Johnson, Taya Smith, Sophie Wilkins, Keely Janke, Katelyn Harding, Khayla Betzold, Camryn Novinetz, Laylani Va'ai, Kiara Condon, Brianna Kraut, C-J Hay, Erin Wright, Raquel Manteit, Grace Jen, Ebony Moulder-Shard, Madelin Smith, Tahlia Johnson, Emily Kitching, Mia Chisholm, Alexxah Johnson, Hannah Hejda, Breeanna Betzold, Candace Fraser, Casey Bell, Madison Wells, Kaitlyn Kraut, MacKenzie Smith, Alyssa Janke, Jordan Unwin, Hayley Wright, Tara Chaplin, Madeleine Trebbin, Hayley Patrick, Amy Bell, Jade Hardy-Synnott, Ella Taylor, Ella Milford, Tyla Stolberg, Faith White.
Boys: Rory Smith, Jordan Gilman, Aidan Titman, Patrick Krause, Torin Manteit, Jed Turner, Koda Cuthbert-Hough, Brock Taylor, Logan Hay, Callum Hudspith, Jordan Manteit, Xavier Williams, Ky Dalby, Henry Segi, Marcus O'Reilly, Lachlan Goulding, Jayden Smith, Braydon Jones, Braydan Horsey, Kane Moulder-Shard, Tyler Cuthbert-Hough, Riley Stoddart, Kyle Colburn, Calab Law, Joshua Peni, Dekotah Polak, Liam Stolberg, Tyler Schmutter, Joshua Carrick, Ryan Stewart, Sony Vukelic, Jordan Hudspith, Anthony Buhse, Alex Davies, Jayden Schmutter, Nicholas Grant.