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District Champions

Year 7 Pupils Dominate

On Friday 1st July ten schools from across the Lea Valley participated in the annual district athletics championships at Wodson Park. Over eighty boys and girls represented The Broxbourne School in an array of athletics events. After a number of gruelling events including the steeplechase, hammer and pole vault, Broxbourne finished runners-up in the whole competition.

There were a number of impressive performances from all year groups however it was the Year 7 girls’ team who stole the show after being crowned minor girls district champions. Ruby Olseen started the day with a delightful win in the sprint hurdles, following which, she took a second gold in the long jump. Chelise Fleming was a clear winner in the 200m, also picking up silver in the javelin. Ela Norton led from gun to tape in the 800m, a performance that was emulated by long distance specialist Elena Davies. Versatile athlete Zoe Wood finished third in both the 100m and discus. Emily Squires picked up vital points in the high jump along with Molly Hindley in the shot, team mate Zara Duignan also ran the third leg in the relay.

District champions

Solid performances from the Year 7 boys’ team ensured Broxbourne won the minor boys and girls combined trophy. Alex Garcia was the stand out performer of the day with convincing wins in both the 800m and shot putt. Charlie Cole produced a fine display of long distance running, finishing second in the 1500m with a time of 5:31. Toby Sawtell also picked up silver in the high jump with a final jump of 1.34.

Alex Garcia

Other notable performances are:

Junior Team - Janaya Best (1st 100m), Ellie Godsave (2nd 1500m), James Spencer (2nd hammer), Heidi Bishop (3rd shot), Abby Clark (3rd discus), Gianni Montalbano (3rd 200m)

Inter Team - Emily Finch (1st javelin), Matisse Sorce (1st pole vault & 2nd hurdles), Yasmin Grantham (2nd hurdles & high jump), Tommy Carter (2nd High Jump & 3rd 400m), Alara Norton (3rd 1500m & triple jump), Zack Mount (3rd triple jump)

Senior Team - Hannah Booth (1st 800m & 1500m)

Results

  • Minor girls – district champions
  • Minor boys – runners up
  • Minor overall – district champions
  • Junior girls – 4th place
  • Junior boys – 5th place
  • Junior overall – 3rd place
  • Inter girls – 4th place
  • Inter boys – runners up
  • Inter overall – runners up
  • Senior girls – runners up
  • Senior boys – runners up
  • Senior overall – runners up
  • Girls overall - 3rd place
  • Boys overall - 3rd place
  • Overall competition - runners up

Well done to all pupils who participated