IGSSA Athletics Championships
On Friday 16 August the PLC Sydney Athletics team competed at the 92nd IGSSA Athletics Carnival. The 65-member team, led by captain and Year 12 student Dyone Bettega, had prepared for the event by competing in four Friday night twilight carnivals. These meets provided the girls with the opportunity to develop their race fitness and competition strategy.
At the close of the carnival PLC Sydney finished in 4th place out of 25 schools. We also came 3rd in the Junior Section, 8th in Intermediate and 7th in Senior.
The final point score for the top six places was:
|1st: Pymble Ladies’ College || ||504.5 |
|2nd: Abbotsleigh || ||459 |
|3rd: Roseville College || ||271 |
|4th: PLC Sydney || ||223 |
|5th: Monte Sant' Angelo || ||219 |
|6th: St Catherine's Waverley || ||218.5 |
Some of the stand-out achievements on the day included:
- Dyone Bettega (Year 12) who won two events – Senior Discus and the 18 years Shot Put
- Hannah Moloney (Year 8) who won the 13 years 800m
- Haley Mills (Year 7) who won the 12 years 800m.
Around 15 girls are expected to be named in the IGSSA team that will compete at the CIS Carnival on Wednesday 16 September.
Congratulations to all girls involved who represented the College outstandingly.
Congratulations to our Level 5 Rhythmic Gymnasts who competed in their first individual competition for the season. The girls were impressive with our sub-junior gymnasts, Madeline Chew (Year 4) finishing 3rd, Erin Hayes (Year 5) finishing 5th and Zoe Lee (Year 5) finishing 7th in the All Around. In the junior section Grace Sheng (Year 6) finished 3rd in the All Around.
Well done girls and keep up the great work!
From left: Madeline Chew, Zoe Lee, Grace Sheng and Erin Hayes.
Two players from our PLC Sydney Senior Firsts Hockey team have been named in Australian teams last week.
Litiana Field (Year 10) has recently returned from representing NSW in the Under 16 School Sport National Championships in Perth, sporting a bronze medal. Litiana was named in the Australian Schoolgirls’ team and will tour South Africa in July 2016. A huge congratulations Litiana.
Kaitlin Nobbs (Year 12) has just been named in the Australian National Junior Under 21 Team to tour Argentina in October this year. Kaitlin has also been selected to play in a Tri Series with the Australian Senior Squad (Hockeyroos) in Perth late this month. All the very best Kaitlin.
Above: Litiana Field; Right: Kaitlin Nobbs (Photos courtesy VixPix Photography).
Several students recently competed in NSW Championship events in the snowy alpine resort of Perisher. Phoebe Cridland (Year 8) won the NSW U16 Cross Country distance championships, while Emma Bosco (Year 7) also placed first overall in the U14 NSW Moguls Series.
We wish all girls competing in the NSW Interschools championships all the best as they compete over the next few weeks.
Above: Phoebe Cridland (Year 8), Karli Mussarra (Year 9), Lilli Glenn (Year 9), Georgie Allan (Year 9). Right: Georgia Coote (Year 7).
Congratulations to our divers who competed in the first Interclub Matthew Mitcham Diving meet. The girls all did well in their first meet for season with Amy Somboli (Year 2) winning the school pathways level 6 event and Gabrielle O’Dea (Year 5) finishing 2nd in the school pathways level 3 event.
In the under 11 years event Emily Webb (Year 4) finished 2nd and in the 12-13 years event Milla Karam finished 4th in the 1 metre event and 1st in the 3 metre event with Eloise Cain (Year 7) finishing 1st in the 1 metre event. Charlotte Somboli (Year 6), Imogen Howell (Year 6) and Zoe Leckie (Year 5) also put in great performances.
Emily Webb, Milla Karam and Eloise Cain have all qualified for Nationals to be held in 2016. Congratulations girls!