Students Represent Macquarie at the WAS and AICES Athletics Carnivals

19 September 2022
Co-curricular

In Week 7, Macquarie was delighted to host the WAS Athletics Carnival in Dubbo at Barden Park.

Orange Anglican Grammar School, Kinross Wolaroi and St Stanislaus' College attended this carnival to compete with our students. All students did extremely well and should be very proud of their efforts on the day.

There were a number of records broken on the day including four by Macquarie students! Congratulations to:
Ashton Green –13 Years Boys 400m, 1:04
Benjamin Batten –17 Years Boys Discus, 38.32m
Hamish Price – 18 Years Boys 100m, 11.72
Georgia Cudmore - 17 Years Girls 400m, 1.07, 17 Years Girls High Jump, 1.50m

On Tuesday 6 September the AICES Athletics Carnival was held in Sydney. We had 41 students qualify for this carnival to represent WAS.

All students who competed did extremely well in their events and should be proud of their efforts. There were 70 schools at the AICES Carnival, and Macquarie came ninth overall, which is very impressive and a credit to those students who competed.

We also had some impressive individual results. Georgia Cudmore received 17 Years Girls Age Champion at the AICES Carnival. She competed in seven events on the day and qualified for CIS in four of her events. She will be competing in the 17 Years Discus, High Jump, 200m and 400m.

Ashton Green competed in eight events and qualified for CIS in three of his events. He will be competing in the 100m, 200m and 400m, congratulations Ashton. In the 13 Years Boys, Ashton came second in the overall point score.

Logan Dickens came third in the 14 Years Boys Long Jump and qualified for CIS.

Lachlan Hooper qualified for the 12 Years Boys Javelin.

Ciaran Newton qualified for CIS in both Javelin and Discus. He came second in the 18 Years Boys Javelin, and third in the 18 Years Boys Discus.

Benjamin Batten came first in both the 17 Years Boys Shot Put and Discus and will be competing in these events at CIS.

Congratulations!

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