VICTORIAN SCHOOLS CYCLING COMPETITION STATE FINALS
Last weekend, Bendigo hosted the finals of the mountain bike and road events in the Victorian Schools Cycling Competition. Several of our BSSC cyclists enjoyed some success in the events.
In the mountain bike finals, Michaela Meharry won a gold medal in the JR19 female racing division. Sam Buckell picked up a bronze medal in the JR19 male racing division. Mitchell Cohen (JR19 male racing) and Angus O’Dea (JR19 male novice) also competed but finished outside the medals.
In the road finals, Michaela had another successful day in winning the gold medal in the JR19 female racing event. Sam also picked up a gold medal in the JR19 male racing event in a very close finish. In the same event, Kaleb Henery (4th), Emerson Julian (10th), and Michael Collier-Clarke (11th) also competed. Jess Keating also had a very good day and won a silver medal in the JR19 female novice event.
ATHLETICS – SCHOOL SPORT VICTORIA STATE FINALS
BSSC track and field athletes performed exceptionally well at this week’s SSV Athletics finals. They picked up five medals from the nine events contested. Ben Powell won a gold medal in the 17yr 400m in a personal best time of 49.15, and also finished 4th in his 100m final. Ella Farnell won a silver medal in the 17yr triple jump. Gabby Rusbridge won two bronze medals in the 18-20yr 800m and 400m. Her time of 2:24 in the 800m was a personal best. Mackenzie Cooper won a bronze medal in the 18-20yr shot put. Olivia Graham narrowly missed a medal in the 18-20yr shot put and discus, finishing 4th in both events. She achieved a personal best in the shot put of 8.76m. Alia Melgin-Hill finished outside the medals in the 12-20yr 2000m steeplechase, but ran a very creditable time. Congratulations to all competitors on making it through to the State finals.
GOLDEN SQUARE FOOTBALL NETBALL CLUB – NETBALL TRYOUTS
Golden Square Football Netball Club invite you to trial for the 2019 BFNL season. Online registrations are now open.
Under 17 tryouts (born 2002 onwards):
Tuesday 6 November
Thursday 8 November
Monday 12 November (if required)
Wednesday 7 November
Tuesday 13 November
Thursday 15 November
Trials times 6:00pm for 6:15pm start.
UNDER 18 CRICKET PLAYERS WANTED
Bendigo United Cricket Club is seeking U/18 players for the upcoming season. Anybody interested can contact U/18’s coach David Bicknell on 0418 507 725 or Byron Perrin at email@example.com
FOLLOW SPORT IN 2018
Any students interested in keeping up to date with BSSC Sport in 2018 may like to join the BSSC Sport Facebook group by following the link below:
Meetings, selection trials, and team trainings are advertised via this group, along with results and photos from completed events.
SPORTS CALENDAR FOR TERM 4
Mon 3 – Fri 7 December Basketball – Australian School Championships