Little Athletics registrations numbers continue to grow and on Saturday the Centre exceeded last year’s membership. Athletes are still welcome to come and try out little aths for a 2 week free trial before officially registering. Meets are held on Saturday morning at 8.30am at Masons Lane Reserve.
Although conditions were a little cool this week the athletes produced some wonderful results with 159 PB’s recorded, in only the third week of competition. Matai Haunga returned for his first competition of the season, being rewarded for his off season training, claiming a Centre record. Matai smashed the Boys Under 13 Discus record by over 13.5 metres, setting a new distance of 47.70 metres.
The Darley Bakehouse Stars of the Week are Xavier Goodman, Temi Olaitan and Hannah Lee, all achieving 4PB’s this week.
Relay Squad nominations have now closed and athletes will start preparing for the upcoming Region Championships. Coaches are as follows – Under 9 Girls Chantelle Estlick, Under 9 Boys Tony Attard & Victor Banigo, Under 10 Girls Natalie Grero, Under 10 Boys Chris Mai, Under 11 Girls Kate Conroy, Under 11 Boys Bathan White, Under 12 Girls Chantelle Estlick, Under 12 Boys Karen Lloyd, Under 13’s Sam Stewart, Under 14 Girls Jorge Ide, Under 14 Boys Karen Lloyd and Under 15’s Karen Lloyd.