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DHS Sport T1 Wk5 2023

Sport Coordinator (Pip Deans) —

Thanks goodness a quieter week for sport, time to catchup on paperwork and plan for the remainder for the term.

Ultimate Frisbee

This term we had two teams playing in the Canterbury Ultimate School League at Hagley park.  Unfortunately the team only managed to get in 3 games due to the weather cycle on Wednesdays.

We entered one mixed Senior Team and one mixed Year 9/10  team.  The teams this year were all reasonably even in ability with some tight games.

Darfield High School Duathlon/Triathlon Championships 2023

DHS Triathlon/Duathlon Championship Results
We had a good turnout last night at Lake Crichton - the weather held off for us and conditions were perfect.
Great to have so many parents, grandparents and supports out cheering our students on.

Overall results from the 10 Feb and 3 Mar
Congratulations to everyone that took part over the two evenings.
Senior Boys - Oscar Stevenson
Senior Girls - Isla McPherson
Intermediate Girls - Hannah Molloy
Year 7 Boys - Jacob Morris - Runner up - Oscar Le Compte
Year 7 Girls - Lulu Maley
Year 7/8 Girls Team - Winner (Saphia Ridgen and Zara Lowe)

Intermediate Boys - Jack Molloy
Year 8 Boys - William Thrower
Year 8 Girls - Daisy Maude
Year 7 Boys - Ben Morten, Runner Up - Ben Molloy
Year 7 Girls - Saphia Ridgen, Runner Up - Marlie McCaughan
Year 7/8 Girls Teams - Go Girls Go (Frida Oberg, Adi Vercoe, Brook Blacklock), Runner Up - Cool Bananas (Inez Peters-Busch, Charlotte Rhodes, Keira Pokaihau- Rodgers)
Year 7/8 Mixed - The Young Guns (Johnny Barnard, Ashleigh Bromley, Charli Maley)
Year 7/8 Girls Duo - Duo Rampage (Isla Swords and Max Cleaver)

SISS Duathlon

Our Senior Duathlon Champs headed south to Oamaru on the 5th March to compete in the South Island Secondary Schools Duathlon Champs, the event is run by the the Oamaru Multisport Club.

Congratulations to Isla McPherson for defending her title of Senior Girls Champion with a time of 1.07.13, Isla also won the Intermediate Girls Grade in 2021.

Oscar Stevenson came in 4th in the Senior Boys Race with a time of 1.06.05h

Student Successes

Jennian Homes NZ Track & Field Championships 2023 at Newton Park,  Wellington

Kirsty and Jody McCarthy Dempsey participated in this National event against NZs top athletes.  

Kirsty was competing in the U20 grade for this event.
Shot Put - 6th - 11.70m
Discus - 7th - 33.68m
Hammer - 4th - 39.76m
Javelin - 4th - 33.73m

Jody competed in the U18 grade
100m Hurdles (a new distance for Jody) - 4th - 15.72s
4 x 100m Relay - Canterbury U18 Team - 3rd
4 x 400m Relay - Canterbury U18 Team - 2nd
High Jump - 5th 1.62m
Long Jump 5th - 5.07m