Congratulations (Issue 4 2017)
Written on the 29 June 2017
Outstanding Individual Achievements
Xavier Robins (Year 9) and Zachary Dumesny (Year 10) have been selected to represent Secondary School Sport SA at the forthcoming School Sport Australia Australian Football Championships. These championships will be held in Perth and Mandurah, WA on 22-29 July, 2017. Congratulations boys!
Cael Mulholland (Year 7), Joseph McKinnon (Year 8) and Patrick Goodwin (Year 12) have been selected to represent Secondary School Sport SA at the forthcoming School Sport Australia Cross Country Championships. These championships will be held in Hobart, TAS on 11-14 August, 2017.
Jarrod Blundell (Year 9) is off to the Gold Coast to compete in the Special Olympics Junior National Games, 3-6 July, 2017. This event is held every four years. This year, 25 athletes will be representing South Australia in athletics, swimming, basketball and soccer. Jarrod will compete in athletics and basketball, and is looking forward to the adventure. Well done Jarrod and good luck!
Jesse Moore (Year 9) won gold for the U15 All-around title (level 9) at the 2017 Australian Gymnastics Championships held in Melbourne 22 May-4 June. Jesse also won 2 gold and 3 silver in the individual apparatus. Jesse, who trains 27 hours per week with Gymnastics SA's elite training program, Gymjets, has just been named in the Australian Junior National squad where he will attend training camps at the AIS in Canberra and the opportunity to compete in International events later this year! Fantastic job, Jesse!
Oliver Betterman (Year 6), Cooper Bobridge (Year 6), Jack Clements (Year 6), Cooper Jones (Year 6), Charlie McAuliffe (Year 6), Patrick McAvaney (Year 6), Archer Rouvray (Year 6) and Jack Wilson (Year 6) were selected to compete in the SAPSASA State Australian Football Carnival on 5-9 June, 2017 at Barratt Reserve, West Beach. Well done boys!
Cooper Bobridge (Year 6), Bodie Ryan (Year 6), Ashton Moir (Year 7), William Patton (Year 7) and Bowen Payne (Year 7) have been selected in the Under 14 2017 SAPSASA Primary School Sport Australian Football State Team. They will play in the School Sport Australia Championship on 12-18 August, 2017 in Darwin, NT.
Henry Haskett (Year 12) has been chosen in the U18 Men's All Star Lacrosse team. He was also awarded Most Valuable Player (MVP) in Lacrosse State game against WA where the SA Men made the final, but lost to Victoria, finishing 2nd and the SA Girls finished 3rd. All Sacred Heart students represented themselves, the school and their state to the highest standard. Well done to all!
Lachlan Nairn (Year 11) has been selected for the Australian Junior Olympic team for sailing and will be participating in the Pre-World Championships in Singapore in December. If successful, he will be representing Australia in the 420 event at the World Championships in Perth next year. Go Lachlan!
Marcus Keenan (Year 12), Max Priestly (Year 12) and Joe Wiggett (Year 12) were selected to represent South Australia against Victoria in the Schoolboys Rugby on 12 June, before departing for the Australian Schools Rugby Division 2 Championships from 6-14 July. Congratulations boys!
Students who achieve sporting success outside of school at a state championship, national or international event are encouraged to inform the Middle School CEA Coordinator, Mr Adam Rice or the Senior School Sports Department (Ms Ali Trewartha, Mrs Alex Penhall or Mr Robert Gill), in order to be acknowledged in the CEA Newsletter and beyond.