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Sienna Watson sets a new record un U15 girls Triple Jump

Nine Canterbury Secondary School Titles

North Canterbury secondary school students and athletics club members took home nine Canterbury Secondary School athletics titles at the Championships held at Nga Puna Wai. This also included setting two new records Canterbury Secondary Schools records.

Jess Hendren, representing Rangiora High School, won the U16 girls high jump with a height of 1.75, breaking a long-standing record held by Bernice Mene in 1990, by 3cm. Jess jumped 30cm higher than her nearest rival. She also finished second in the U16 girls long jump.

North Canterbury athletics club member Sienna Watson, representing Marian College also set a new record in the U15 girls Triple Jump, with a jump of 10.90m. Sienna also won the U15 girls high jump, and was second in the U15 girls long jump.

Another North Canterbury athletics club member winning titles was Mya Phillips, also representing Marian College. Mya won the U15 girls discus and javelin, and was second in the shot put.

Mya’s brother Ben, also a North Canterbury athletics club athlete, won the u19 boys shot put title, representing St Bedes, and was second in the discus, and 6th in the javelin.

Rangiora High School athlete, Kaitlin Feather picked up the Canterbury Secondary Schools title in the U19 girls 100m hurdles, and was 3rd in the long jump.
And Kaiapoi High School athlete, Pai Wynyard was the winner of the U16 boys 800m and 1500m titles.
There were a number of athletes making the podium too, with Siniva Ma’u from Rangiora New Life finishing second in the U16 girls discus. Bayley Smith, also from Rangiora New Life picked up 2nd in the U19 boys triple jump, and 3rd in the U19 boys long jump. Aliyah Newton of Kaiapoi High was third in the U15 girls triple jump. Also from Kaiapoi High, Tia Wynyard picked up 3rd in the U16 boys high jump. Nikau Reti from Hurunui College was 3rd in the U14 boys high jump, and fellow Hurunui College student Jimi Roper was third in the U14 boys shot put. And Amuri Area student, Cole Phillips was third in the U14 boys triple jump.

Top 10 results
Sofia Va’aelua (RNLS) 6th u14 girls shot put
Skye Trowbridge (KHS) 6th u15 girls long jump, 7th u15 girls discus
Sienna Watson (NCA/MC) 1st u15 girls triple jump (NEW RECORD), 1st U15 girls high jump, 2nd u15 girls long jump
Aliyah Newton (KHS) 3rd u15 girls triple jump
Mya Phillips (NCA/MC) 1st u15 girls discus, 1st u15 girls javelin, 2nd u15 girls shot put
Jess Hendren (RHS) 1st u16 girls high jump (NEW RECORD), 2nd u16 girls long jump
Ella Ferguson (HColl) 7th u16 girls triple jump
Siniva Ma’u (RNLS) 2nd U16 girls discus, 6th u16 girls shot put
Kaitlin Feather (RHS) 1st U19 girls 100m hurdles, 3rd U19 girls long jump
Grace Moriarty (AAS) 4th U19 girls triple jump, 4th u19 girls 400m
Brooke Smith (RNLS) 4th u19 girls shot put
Alex Fissendon (KaikHS) 7th U19 girls javelin
Nikau Reti (HColl) 3rd U14 boys high jump
Ethan Watson (KHS) 10th u14 boys high jump
Cole Phillips (AAS) 3rd U14 boys triple jump
Jimi Roper (HColl) 3rd U14 boys shot put
Brock Harlum (RHS) 7th u14 boys discus
Jonasa Bradburg (RHS) 5th u14 boys javelin
Tia Wynyard (KHS) 3rd u16 boys high jump
Josh Gunn (HColl) 6th U16 boys triple jump, 8th u16 boys 800m
Schalk Janse van Rensburg (RNLS) 4th u16 boys javelin
Jarryd Green (KHS) 7th U19 boys high jump
Bayley Smith (RNLS) 2nd U19 boys triple jump, 3rd U19 boys long jump
Ben Phillips (NCA/StB) 1st u19 boys shot put, 2nd U19 boys discus, 6th U19 boys javelin
Lily Keating (RHS) 5th u16 girls 200m, 8th u16 girls 100m
Lillie Rayner (NCA/RR) 5th U19 girls 400m
Seth Green (KHS) 5th U14 boys 200m
Connor Troon (NCA/SBHS) 5th u16 boys 400m
Pai Wynyard (KHS) 1st u16 boys 800m, 1st U16 boys 1500m
Tyler Gamble (RHS) 6th u19 boys 100m
Joseph Matthews (KHS) 9th u19 boys 300m

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