CONGRATULATIONS to U17 boy Weah Doe who continues to improve on his jumping skills.
Doe broke his own high jump record that he set earlier in the season at 171 centimetres.
He has proven he has raw untrained talent by setting the new height to 177 centimetres.
Four more athletes have made it through to the Little Athletics state championships this month.
Congratulations to Layne Jones (3000 metres), Dean Kinlyside (200 metre hurdles), Daniel Quinten (100 metres, long jump, triple jump) and Alyssa Edwards (shot put). We wish you all good luck during the championships.
Shoalhaven carnival records fell with results coming in from the regional championships in Wagga Wagga.
Congratulations to the following athletes for breaking our carnival records. U11 boy Corey McConville set a 1100 metre walk record with a time of 6:57.62, while U12 boy Cooper Thomson set a 1500 metre walk with a time of 9:51.34.
U12 girl Ebony Johnson broke the javelin record with a throw of 21.96 metres, while U14 girl Samantha Peace broke the shot put record with a new distance of 12.05 metres.
This was also a regional record for our throwing champion.
U17 girl Lacey Bruce also broke a throwing record in the discus to a new distance of 30.53 metres.
U17 boy Billy Wallington leapt to a bigger distance in the triple jump of 11.69 metres.
The Little Athletics state championships in Homebush wraps up the season on March 22, 23 and 24.
The presentation will be held at the Bomaderry Bowling Club on Sunday, April 7 at 2.30pm.
Age championship, point score and grand prix trophies will be awarded at the presentation.
If you are unable to attend and know you will be receiving a trophy, please organise for family or friends attending to collect your trophy for you.
For further information, please contact us on email@example.com or visit the website on www.shoalhavenlac.org.au.