On the 18th and 19th March, 24 John McGlashan College boys attended the Otago/Southland Secondary School Athletics Championships at the Caledonian Grounds.
These athletes had qualified as a result of their performances at the Otago Championships that were held at the Caledonian Grounds the previous weekend.
The McGlashan boys produced some excellent performances across the two days with seven 'first', seven 'second' and five 'third' place finishes. The stand-out performances for the weekend were:
Nathan Harrison who won both the U14 High Jump and 800m events. Nathan also finished third in the hurdles event.
Nico Bowering who won both the 100m and 200m in the U15 age group.
Alex Dodson and George Hope who both won the Javelin events in their age group (U15 and Senior, respectively).
The U15 100m relay team of Johnny Baker, Nico Bowering, Oli Bachop and Leroy Ferguson also won their event.
The McGlashan boys also achieved a number of second and third place finishes:
First Place finishers
Nathan Harrison - High Jump and 800m U14
Nico Bowering - 100m and 200m U15
Alex Dodson - Javelin U15
George Hope - Javelin Senior
Johnny Baker, Nico Bowering, Oli Bachop, Leroy Ferguson - Relay U15
Second Place finishers
Dominic Brosnan - 1500m Senior
Dominic Morrison - 400m U14
Jak Jessop - Long Jump U16
Johnny Baker - 400m U15
Josh Hou - 3000m U14
Leroy Ferguson - Discus U15
Taylor Mechen - High Jump Senior
Third Place finishers
Harry Mckenzie - 1500m U14
Josh Stoddard 800m and 1500m U16
Leroy Ferguson Shot Put U15
Nathan Harrison 80m Hurdles U14
The top five finishers from the Otago/Southland event qualified for the South Islands which were held in Timaru from the 1st -3rd April (see the article in this newsletter to learn how they got on).
For the full results from Otago/Southland, see the attached file.
Thank-you to all our volunteers who helped out during the event.