Devon Cooper caught mid-air in the Senior's Triple Jump.
Devon Cooper caught mid-air in the Senior's Triple Jump. Michael Nolan

See who broke records at the WSHS athletics carnival

WARWICK State High School is in fine form in the lead up to the inter-house and Darling Downs athletics carnivals.

The participation rate at the school's inter-house carnival was strong and students have given school selectors a good crop of talent to draw from.

Warwick State High School head of health and physical education Scott Thompson said there were a number of stand out talents.

"Ryan Callow was age champion for the 13-year boys. He is one of the ones we'd identify for a talent for the future," Mr Thompson said.

"From here we select the best athletes to train and go onto inter-school carnivals.

"The Border District Carnival is on August 9 and includes the Warwick schools along with Allora, Killarney, Stanthorpe, Texas, Inglewood and Goondiwindi.

"We're hosting it at Hamilton Oval next Thursday," he said.

The Warwick All-School Carnival will be held the following week on August 16.

"It's a very long running sports association, it was one of the first sports associations in the state," Mr Thompson said.

"This year will be the 97th year it's run."

Students at inter-school and border district carnivals use these events as a spring board for selection into the Darling Downs representative team, which draws talent from Toowoomba as well as the local schools.

Warwick State High School has a long tradition of representation.

"Last year we had a really good representation right through to the state titles," Mr Thompson said.

"We had more than 12 students in that Darling Downs team."

Results

New Records

12-year-old boys 800m: Zander Cowles. Time: 2:49.00 sec.

13-year-old boys triple jump: Harrison Colman. Distance: 10.35m.

12-year-old boys 4x100m Leslie. Time: 1.06.3 sec.

13-year-old boys 4x100m Relay: Barnes: 58.4 sec.

12-year-old boys 1500m: Jack Talbot. Time 5:42.8 sec

Age Champions

12-year-old girls: Emma Day. R/Up: Claire Walker

12-year-old Boys: Zander Cowles. R/Up: Jack Talbot

13-year-old girls: Chelsea Longney. R/Up: Skye Elliott

13-year-old boys: Ryan Callow. R/Up: Harrison Coleman

14-year-old girls: Jada Wright . R/Up: Trinity Welling

14-year-old boys: Ryan Boal. R/Up: Nic Caterson, Lochlann Hogan.

15-year-old girls: Ashleee Higgins. R/Up: Anastasia Craig

15-year-old boys: Cody Hoffman. R/Up:Samuel Wall

16-year-old girls: Hayley Carey. R/Up: Sophie Waples

16-year-old boys: Mason Paaka. R/Up: Clancy Sweedman

17-year-old girls: Gilian Morris. R/Up: Grace McLauchlan, Teresa-Mirie Poole

17-year-old boys: Connor Goldwater. Zachary Wall.

Trophy Awards

Open boys 1500m: Saxon Charles

Outstanding athlete (W Nielsen Memorial Trophy): Ashlee Higgins, Amma Day.

Junior champion girl (Matron Giles Cup): Ashlee Higgins, Amma Day.

Junior champion boy (Neale Holmes Cup): Ryan Callow

Senior champion girl: Haley Carey.

Senior champion Boy (F.R. Welburn Memorial Cup): Mason Paaka.



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