RONCALLI COLLEGE

TIMARU, NEW ZEALAND

South Island Secondary Schools Athletics

South Island Secondary Schools Track & Field Championships 2016
Sixteen students from Roncalli College were represented at the SISS Track & Field Championships held in Timaru 1st – 3rd April.  Nine competed in individual events and seven in relays only.
Four South Island titles were won and two seconds -
Congratulations to:-    
Dean Andrews - 1st U15 boys javelin (45.29m) and 1st Long jump (6.13m);
Brittney Young - 1st U16 girls triple jump (10.10m);
Ruby Harper - 2nd U19 girls javelin (29.87m);
Meghan Phillips - 1st 100m, 2nd 200m - U16 girls (para athletes).

Other placings -
Michelle Andrews - U14 girls 9th shot put (8.84m);
Brittney Young - U16 girls long jump 6th (4.64m);
Ruby Harper - U19 girls 4th shot put (11.77m), 7th discus (26.78m);
James Kissell - U14 boys 11th 80m hurdles (15.34s);
Jackson Hicks-Sandri - U14 boys 14th discus (27.49m);
Jan Kuepper - U15 boys 6th 800m (2:10.60), 9th triple jump (10.51m), 9th long jump (5.16m);
Dean Andrews - U15 boys 4th triple jump (11.93m);
Marika Parker - U15 boys 14th discus (25.16m);
U19 boys 4 x 100m relay 6th (46.59s) - Jordan Ellis, Aidan Barnes-Webber, Jan Kuepper, Jack O’Shaughnessy
U14 boys 4 x 100m relay (DNF) – Thomas Cox, Thomas Flynn, Daniel Kemp, George Laing

A huge thank you to Corrie Andrews who stepped in as team manager for the weekend and the many parents who supported throughout the weekend.  Corrie did a fantastic job and we are very grateful to have such dedicated parents assist at events like this. Congratulations to all athletes who competed it was a great experience to be amongst South Islands best Secondary School athletes.

 
2016 SISS Athletics, Timaru
 
Just a quick update on top 3 results over the weekend -
Roncalli athletes won 4 South Island titles at the South Island SS athletics in Timaru along with 2 x 2nds.
Dean Andrews - 1st U15 boys javelin (45.29m) and 1st Long jump (6.13m);
Brittney Young - 1st U16 girls triple jump (10.10m);
Ruby Harper - 2nd U19 girls javelin (29.87m);
Meghan Phillips - 1st 100m, 2nd 200m - U16 girls (para athletes).
SISS ATHLETICS - NELSON 2015
Congratulations to the four students who represented Roncalli College over the weekend at the South Island Secondary School Athletic Champs at Saxton Park Nelson.

A HUGE congratulations to Dean Andrews a new South Island Secondary Schools U14 boys javelin titleholder with a throw of 47.68m. Dean was also 2nd in both the 100m (12.16secs) and long jump (5.57m).

Congratulations also to Christina Ryan who was 2nd in the U19 girls discus (37.50m).  Christina was 5th in the 100m hurdles (15.94secs) and 5th long jump (5.00m).

Awesome effort also goes to Ruby Harper and Thomas Kissell who competed well against tough competition. Ruby was very unlucky not to achieve top 3 with a 4th place in the U19 girls javelin (29.37m) and Ruby was 9th in the discus (24.35m). Thomas was 10th in the U15 boys 3000m (11:13.29) and 15th 1500m (5:03.62) -  both personal bests for Thomas.

A BIG thank you to Jenny Ryan who travelled with the team to Nelson as Manager, this was very much appreciated, also Ruby's mum Rose Harper who travelled many miles to support the team.
SISS athletics team 2015 (1)
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