Twin Towns hits gold



TWIN Towns Little Athletics Centre ended the first half of the season on a very successful note.

The centre took out the Queensland state relay 'weighted score' title - adjusting the overall score with the number of athletes in the centres' team.

Fifty-five centres from throughout Queensland took part in the competition at Chandler in Brisbane.

The centre brought home a swag of medals including seven golds and two state records.

The under-11 girls team led the way. The team of Sharlie McGovern, Fenella Barnes, Jamaica Appo and Cassandra Simpkins won the under 11 4x100m race and 4x medley, both in record times.

Fenella and Jamaica also combined for two more medals winning gold in the long jump and bronze in the high jump.

In the under 15 girls Gina Dowdle and Ella Henshall took out the discus and then Dowdle combined with Emily Vassalo to take bronze in the long jump.

In the under-10 boys Caleb Ziebell and Jerome Smith combined to win the shotput while Simon Campbell and Matthew Love took gold in the under 14 boys high jump. In the under 15 boys 4xmedley relay girls Morgan Sparkes and Kassie Wilkins combined with Daniel Bulmer and Angus McNally combined to give them gold.

Under-11 boys discus: G Harrison and J Clifton bronze; Under-14 boys 4x100m bronze and 4xmedley N Blair, S Campbell, M Love and D Barnes. Under-9 girls discus bronze R Mitchell and J Watts; Under-13 girls 4x100m silver N Luyten, A Biltoft, J Morrisey and J Brown and Shotput: bronze N Luyten and L Cargill.



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