Shepparton Little Athletics Club members had a successful Northern Country Region Championships at the weekend, with two regional records broken and 30 gold medals won.HANNAH DRISCOLL February 26, 2014 4:57am
Shepparton Little Athletics Club came home with 70 medals and two regional records after the Northern Country Region’s Track and Field Championships at Albury at the weekend.
Liam Schreck, 15, and Gabriella Hill, 13, broke the records in the under-15 boys’ triple jump and the under-14 girls’ javelin, respectively, while the club picked up 30 gold, 24 silver and 16 bronze medals.
Blake Damon, Jordan O’Brien, Jack Popplestone, Lucas Rachele, Hayden Reynolds and Lee Reynolds also finished the weekend with personal bests.
Hill has been competing in javelin for two years and her throw of 33.38
‘‘I didn’t actually know the record was lower than what I normally throw,’’ she said. ‘‘I was pretty happy, overwhelmed.’’
Hill came third in the under-15 javelin throw at the Victorian Track and Field Championships this month, and was disappointed with that result because she had a ‘‘really bad day, it was really bad weather’’.
Schreck, who also won gold in the 100
‘‘I jumped 70
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