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Cross Country CSS Championships
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Cross Country

Mrs S Pooch —

The season begins with the school Cross Country. All students in Year 9 and 10 competed in the school Cross Country.

There were also record numbers competing in the Senior races. There was a particularly  strong turn out from the Year 11 Physical Education classes. 

A full list of place getters  is attached below

School Champions 

Year 9 Boys Liam Hill    9SHRR                                   

 Year 9 Girls   Anna Christenson  9SOSC

Year 10 Boys  Ocean Faloon-Cavander  10SDVD  

Year 10  Girls Natasha Senior 10WWDA

Year 11 Boys Thomas Anderson   11SPRL                 

Year 11 Girls Eliza Meekings 11WSUM

Senior Boys Cameron Clark   12SBDW                       

 Senior Girls Bailey Peterson  12WZHY

Canterbury Road Race

We then went on to have 58 students represent Burnside High School in the Road Race.

Highlights were the Senior Boys team placing first in the Teams.

The team was Cameron Clark 12SBDW who placed 6th , Ryan Sutherland 12SDES who placed 8th, Daniel Roswell 12NCPR who placed 10th and Daniel Trenberth 13SRT who placed 11th.

The Year 9 Boys were the third placed team. The team was Ammar Mohammed 9NRSR, Liam Hill 9SHKR, Finlay Clark 9SHKR and Caleb Johnson 9WRIC.

Canterbury Cross Country Championships

This was followed by the  Canterbury Cross Country Championships at QE 2 Park. 

The Senior Boys team were second this time with a team of Cameron Clark 12SBDW, Daniel Roswell 12NCPR, Thomas Anderson  11SPRL and Corban Straker 11SBUC.

Congratulations to Cameron Clark who was 5th in this race.

National Secondary  Schools Championship

Next was the National Cross Country event in Taupo. All the students raced well over a very hilly course. Four of the boys also competed for Canterbury Regional Teams against regional teams for the rest of the country. These four were Ocean Faloon-Cavander 10SDVD, Cameron Clark 12SBDW, Ryan Sutherland 12SDES and Daniel Roswell 12NCPR.

Cameron Clark came away with a Silver  Medal after the Canterbury Senior Boys Team were narrowly beaten by Wellington. Cameron ran an amazing final relay leg.

The school Cross Country season is done for another year.  It has been a great season.