State Schools Orienteering Championships
In July, Mikaela Gray (Year 10) and Ryan Gray (Year 12) and Oliver Peck (Year 8) participated in the Queensland Schools Orienteering Championships.
Over 100 students from all around Queensland took part in three events: a Sprint Distance event held at Redbank Plains State High School and two bush events at Kholo Hills.
In their respective age groups, Mikaela, Ryan and Oliver achieved the following results:
|Oliver Peck||1st||Long Distance|
Oceania Orienteering Championships
Following their success in the state competition, Mikaela and Ryan were selected in the Queensland team – comprising 22 students – to represent the state in the Oceania Orienteering Championships. The championship event was held in the steep granite terrain of Wagga Wagga, NSW, from Saturday 28 September – Sunday 6 October.
Over the carnival, comprising the Oceania Orienteering Championships, the Australian Schools Orienteering Championships and the Australian Long Distance Championships, Mikaela and Ryan came away achieving significant medals and honours.
|Gold||Oceania Long Distance W16|
|Oceania Middle Distance W16|
|Australian Schools Sprint Junior Girls|
|Australian Long Distance W16|
|Oceania Sprint M18|
|Oceania Long Distance M18|
|Bronze||Australian Schools Senior Boys Relay|
Mikaela was also selected in the Australian Schools Orienteering Honour Team as a result of her exceptional performances.
Well done to Mikaela, Ryan and Oliver on their success in these orienteering competitions.
Mikaela Gray (Year 10)
Ryan Gray (Year 12)