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Primary School Sporting Superstars

Our Primary girls have shown their mettle as amazing Loreto sportswomen at our Cross Country Carnival and in their own activities outside school.
27 Apr 2021
Sports News

The Primary School is abuzz with exciting sporting news from several of our sporting superstars. Our community wishes to congratulate all girls who have shone in their sportswomanship, teamwork and dedication recently.

Georgia Mercer-Witenden, Year 5, competed at the Zone 23 one-day event in dressage and show jumping. Georgia and her pony, Bindi, rode to victory with Georgia being awarded overall champion. Georgia said that she loves her pony Bindi because she is a ‘safe’ pony, as most ponies refuse to jump and walk around the jump. Congratulations Georgia on this wonderful achievement.

Emma Dinca, Year 5, recently competed in the first Gymnastics State Championship trials. In Level 9 Under, Emma finished first in Bars and third on Floor. Last weekend in the second state trials, Emma also finished first again on Bars and third on Floors. This is a fantastic achievement! We wish Emma the best of luck for the upcoming State Championships!

Congratulations to Gabriella Connell from Year 6 who was selected for the CIS primary girls football team. She will play in the NSW PSSA championships on 16 – 18 June. Further commendations go to Gabi for her display of leadership during our recent Cross Country Carnival. After coming second in the 3km race, she joined other girls to support them all the way to the finish line.

 

Cross Country Carnival

On Thursday, 13 March we all participated in the Primary Cross-Country Carnival. It was full of energy, enthusiasm, and excitement. There was consistent support and encouragement, and everyone was cheering on their classmates. We have confidence that every single student loved the chanting and cheers and enjoyed the event. There was great House Spirit and sportsmanship shown throughout the whole event and the running was incredible. A huge congratulations out to everyone who participated! The House Cup and Spirit cup will be presented next week once the points have been counted. The results of the under 10, under 11 and under 12 races are as follows:

Under 10 Girls 2km Race

1st – Georgia Mercer-Witenden

2nd – Charlotte Stephenson

3rd – Lucy Saad

 

Under 11 Girls 3km Race

1st – Seren D’Souza

2nd – Tessa Young

3rd – Grace Vukasovic

 

Under 12 Girls 3km Race

1st – Eva Cusick

2nd – Gabi Connell

3rd – Luci Durston

 

House Cup

Benedicta

 

Spirit Cup

Clare

 

Written by Alyssa Blackman, Sasha Buchanan, Juliet De Zotti, Gabi Connell, Luci Durston, Porsha Gill, Daisy Manassen, Portia Rowland-Stefanic (House leaders & School leaders)

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