Some inspiring individual performances saw Colligen dominate the Deniliquin High School's athletics carnival on Wednesday.May 9, 2014 11:33am
Colligen was the winning house at Deniliquin High School’s athletics carnival on Wednesday.
The annual event was held at Memorial Park and included most track and field disciplines.
The winning house finished with 1256 points to win from Edward, which accumulated 1177.
In third was Nyrangi with 1007 followed by Kyalite on 896.
Jake Marshall and Georgia Van Lieshout were crowned age champions for the 17+ age group, while newcomer Zac Doomadgee and Monique Harrington took out the 16 years titles.
The 15 years boys honour went to Drew Warren with Jaclyn Thorpe snaring the girls award.
Sid Pearn and Kate McCalman were 14 years champions, and John Bowie and Philippa Metcalfe were the best 13 year-olds.
The 12 years age champions were Dylan Rotherham and Missy Holschier.
An all stars 100m race was also held on the day, featuring the fastest nine boys and girls at the school.
The nine fastest boys to run 100m in under 14 seconds were Eric Commanduer, Drew Larcombe, Jake Marshall, Sid Pearn, Zac Godfrey, Matt MacDonald, Ben Currie, Drew Warren and Jack Jennings.
Larcombe ended up taking out the champion race, followed by Marshall and Commanduer.
The girls race featured Bridie Howe, Kate McCalman, Abbey Smith, Chelsea Fishlock, Philippa Metcalfe, Monique Harrington, Jaclyn Thorpe, Mia Pearn and Naomi Werner, who all ran under 16 seconds to qualify.
Smith won the race, followed by Thorpe and then Harrington.
A team of Deni High athletes will now compete at the Deniliquin Zone carnival against Barham, Balranald, Hay, Tooleybuc and Finley.
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