WBOP School Athletics Championships

Our elite squad of 19 athletes represented Hamilton Girls’ High School on Saturday 22nd March in the Waikato Bay of Plenty School Athletics Championships at Porritt Stadium. 

Our athletes were professional in their approach, extremely determined, supportive of each other and a real pleasure to watch.  In order to progress to the North Island Secondary Schools Championships in Masterton on 5th and 6th April, athletes had to achieve a top three finishing position in their respective finals or gain a qualifying time.  There were some fantastic performances throughout the squad which are shown below.

Junior Athletes
Jazmin Felix-Hotham- 200m Champion (27.57seconds) and 2nd in the 100m
Tiana Parker- 3rd in Javelin

Intermediate Athletes
Eden Bates- High Jump Champion (new personal best of 1.61m) and Triple jump 3rd place
Michaela Foster- 3rd in shot
Keely Jennings- 4th in 400m but achieved the qualifying time

Senior Athletes
Mikaela Jeffeson- 300m hurdles Champion, 2nd in 100m hurdles, 3rd in 100m
Tessa Leong- 2nd in 3000m