District ‘A’ Track and Field Championships – Mini, Minor & Junior categories

Congratulations to Grosvenor’s talented track and field athletes who excelled at the recent District A Championships, held for the Mini, Minor and Junior age groups at the Mary Peters Track.

In the Mini category, standout performances were recorded by Rhian Weatherup, who placed 1st in her heat and 9th overall in the 100 metre sprint, as well as 5th in the long jump, along with the sprint relay team, comprising Erin Cross, Jessie Black, Sophie Tinman, Rhian Weatherup, who finished in fourth position. In addition, credible performances were recorded by Liberty Molloy, who finished 8th in the 800 metres, as well as Olivia Bryson who placed 9th in the shot, and Jessie Black who placed 9th in the long jump.

In the Minor Girls category, meanwhile, standout performances came from the sprint relay team, comprising Eva Wainwright, Mia Ferguson, Ellie Burgess and Orlagh McSorley, who ran superbly to place first despite some strong opposition on the day. In addition, in the individual events, impressive performances were also recorded by the aforementioned Mia Ferguson, who placed 2nd in the 100 metres as well as 4th in the long jump; Eva Wainwright, who finished 2nd in the 75 metres hurdles; Ellie Burgess, who finished 5th in the 100 metres; Olivia Maneely, who was 7th in the high jump, and Orlagh McSorley, who placed 8th in the shot.

Last but not least, the Junior age group again saw a superb performance from the 4 x 100 metes relay team, with Ellie Roberts, Freya Murray, Lucy Simpson, Eve Stanfield and Cara Miller this time coming home in 2nd place. In addition, laudable efforts on the day also came from Cara Miller and Eve Stanfield in the High Jump, where they placed 6th and 10th respectively, as well as Freya Murray, who finished 7th in the long jump, and Helen Osborne, who placed 8th on the triple jump.

Well done to all of Grosvenor’s competitors, under the direction of teachers Mrs Kirk, Mr McDowell, Mrs Hunter and Mr Johnston, without whose coaching and expertise the School’s athletes have thrived not just this year, but over many recent track and field seasons. 

Year Nine pupil Eva Wainwright, who placed second in the 75 metres hurdles.