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QA Cross Country

 20/06/2019

Congratulations to our Cross Country runners who competed in the Queensland Athletics Cross Country Championships at St Joseph's Nudgee College on Saturday 15 June. Our girls team came first and our boys team placed second overall in the schools competition.

Girls

State High entered eight girls teams across the 13 – 18 Years age categories and placed in all age divisions. Three of our girls teams placed first and three placed second in their respective age categories.

There were some awesome team performances:

  • Georgie Gilroy and Bridget Morrissey ran in two age groups to cover for team members who withdrew due to illness.
  • Katherine Lawson had an awesome leading leg in the 16 Years girls age group in the fast time of 11:05 for 3000m.
  • Nikita Moore ran 10:22 and came a close second in the 17 Years girls race.
  • Jasmine Pearce, our 18 Years runner, teamed with Anna Jones (16 Years) and Bridget Morrissey (15 Years) to win the 18 Years age group.

Girls Results

Age Group
(Years)
TeamDistancePlaceStudent

Time
(Minutes / seconds)

13 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​A
​ ​
3 x 2000m ​ ​1st
​ ​
Jessica Fletcher7:08
Erica Moore7:23
Georgie Gilroy7:19
B
​ ​
3 X 2000m ​ ​6th
​ ​
Rose Rix8:24
Karissa Van der Wath8:30
Liljana Stojcevska8:52
14 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​A
​ ​
3 X 3000m ​ ​2nd ​ ​Sabrina Guse11:19
Sophie Malcolm11:26
Lucy Hill11:40
B
​ ​
3 X 3000m ​ ​4th
​ ​
Gwen Watson12:00
Isla Watson12:42
Miranda McPhee12:53
15 ​ ​A ​
3 X 3000m ​ ​2nd
​ ​
Bridget Morrissey11:13
Georgie Gilroy11:31
Maddison Gross12:34
16 ​ ​A ​ ​
3 X 3000m ​ ​1st
​ ​
Katherine Lawson11:05
Emma Hossack11:18
Jessica Pike11:57
17 ​ ​A
​ ​
3 X 3000m ​
2nd
​ ​
Nikita Moore10:22
Isabella Gordon11:44
Margaret Gordon11:39
18 ​ ​A
​ ​
3 X 3000m
​ ​
1st
​ ​
Bridget Morrissey12:02
Anna Jones12:08
Jasmine Pearce15:24

 

Boys

State High entered four boys teams across 13, 14 and 16 Years categories. The boys did extremely well in their age groups and our 13 Years Team A achieved first place, our 13 Years Team B placed third, our 14 Years team placed second and our 16 Years team placed fourth.

Boys Results

Age Group
(Years)
TeamDistancePlaceStudent

Time (Combined)
(Minutes / seconds)

13
​ ​
 ​
A
3 x 2000m ​ ​1st

Isaac Bennett19:58

Ethan Brelsford
Will Heath
B ​
3 x 2000m ​ ​3rd
​ ​
Benjamin Malcolm20:42
​ ​
Samuel Chapel
Ben Pattullo
14 ​ ​A

3 x 3000m ​ ​2nd
​ ​
Matthew Maynard33:38
 ​
Lachlan Crome
Tom Langdon-Macmillan
16 ​ ​A
​ ​
3 x 3000m ​ ​4th ​ ​Jacob Gross33:03
 ​
Benjo Lambert
Isaac Bennett

 

Congratulations to all of our students who competed. They conducted themselves as class competitors and achieved at a high level.