ATHLETICS REPORT 2008
Sports day was held on Wednesday 30 April. The weather was cool and thankfully the rain stayed away. The events were well contested with a number of new school records being set.
MINOR BOYS- SCOTT SHAW- HJ NR-1.49
JUNIOR GIRLS- EMMA KIRKPATRICK- 200M NR- 28.20 secs
LAUREN KIRKER- 300M NR- 50.46 secs
STEPHANIE McBRIDE- JAVELIN NR-20.38M
INTER. GIRLS- KATHY HETHERINGTON DISCUS NR-24.50M
JOANNA DONALDSOn - 300M NR- 51.93 sec
THE CHALLENGE CUPS AND MEDAL WINNERS
The Girls Challenge Cup (Presented by the late Mrs R.H.Harte), Awarded to the House scoring most points in all events.
(LAST YEAR WINNERS STOREY HOUSE)
1st PYPER-125.5 2nd WATSON-106 3rd STOREY-73 4th BOYD-69.5
The Boys Challenge Cup (Presented by the late Dr R.H.Harte)
Awarded to the House scoring most points in all events.
(LAST YEARS WINNERS PYPER HOUSE)
1st BOYD-133 2nd PYPER-129 3rd STOREY-121 4th WATSON- 107
The Halligan Cup (Presented by the Halligan family)
Awarded to the House scoring most points in the Inter-House relays.
(LAST YEARS WINNERS- PYPER HOUSE)
1st = BOYD + PYPER- 42 3rd WATSON 36 4th STOREY-34
The Alan John Huss Cup (Presented by Mr & Mrs P.D.Huss)
Awarded to the winner of the Boys’ Senior 200 metres.
Winner- JOHN SPEERS
The Jack Willis Cup (Presented by Mr J Willis)
Awarded to the winner of the Boys’ Senior 400 metres.
Winner- CHRIS BEATTIE
The David McKibben Cup (Presented by Mr D McKibben)
Awarded to the winner of the Boys’ Senior 800 metres.
Winner- JONATHAN LUKE
The 1500 metres Cup.
Awarded to the winner of the Boys’ Senior 1500 metres.
Winner- ADAM BOYD
The Dr Robert Taylor Cup (Presented by the late Dr R Taylor)
Awarded to the winner of the Girls’ Senior 200 metres.
Winner- SUSAN BURNETT
THE AGE GROUP CHALLENGE CUPS-AWARDED TO THE COMPETITOR SCORING THE MOST POINTS IN THEIR GROUP
The Senior Girls’ Challenge Cup (Presented by the late Mrs RH Harte)
1ST- SUSAN BURNETT Runners up- RACHEL BROWN
The Senior Boys’ Challenge Cup (Presented by the late Dr S McCombe)
1ST – CHRIS BEATTIE Runner up- ADAM BOYD
The Inter Girls’ Challenge Cup (Presented by the late Very Rev.Dr Watson)
1st- EMMA ZACHAROPOULOU Runners up- KATHY HETHERINGTON + JOANNA DONALDSON
The Inter Boys’ Challenge Cup (Presented by the late Mr NV Little)
1ST= SIMON CURTIS + CHRIS COLWELL
The Junior Girls’ Challenge Cup (Presented by the Old Girls Association)
1st- EMMA KIRKPATRICK Runners up- AMY MCCLENAGHAN + STEPHANIE MCBRIDE
The Junior Boys’ Challenge Cup (Presented by Mr J Walsh)
1ST= ANDREW KINGSTON + JAMIE MONTGOMERY
The Gordon Challenge Cup for Minor Girls
1ST = CHLOE CARLIN + EMILY MCCARTNEY
The Scott Challenge Cup for Minor Boys
1ST- SCOTT SHAW Runner up- KRISTEN BELL
ULSTER SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS
- 78 individual athletes and 6 relay teams represented BHS at the South Antrim District Championships. Good performances resulted in 15 individual athletes and 2 relay teams qualifying for the Ulster finals.
QUALIFIERS FOR THE ULSTER SCHOOLS FINAL.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING PUPILS WHO QUALIFIED FOR THE ULSTER FINALS.
MINOR GIRLS- JAYNE ANDERSON- SHOT 1ST PLACE
SCOTT SHAW HIGH J - 1ST PLACE,
100M- 2ND PLACE
RELAY- K.BELL, J.GARFORD, R.NEILL + S.SHAW RES. M.LILBURN (3RD PLACE)
STEPHANIE MCBRIDE 75M H 1ST PLACE
AMY MCCLENAGHAN HIGH J 2ND PLACE, SHOT 3RD PLACE
INTERMEDIATE GIRLS- EMMA ZACHAROPOULOU 2OOM 2ND PLACE
KATHY HETHERINGTON - DISCUS 1ST PLACE SHOT 2ND PLACE
JODIE LENNOX DISCUS 2ND PLACE
INTERMEDIATE BOYS- CHRIS COLWELL- JAVELIN 2ND PLACE, HIGH J-2ND PLACE
SENIOR GIRLS –
SUSAN BURNETT LONG J 2ND PLACE
RACHEL ROBINSON SHOT 2ND PLACE
RACHEL BROWN DISCUS 3RD PLACE
FIONA YOUNG 400M 3RD PLACE
SENIOR BOYS- CHRIS BEATTIE- TRIPLE J 1ST PLACE, LONG J 2ND PLACE
ADAM BOYD- TRIPLE JUMP 2ND PLACE
DARYL ROONEY- SHOT 1ST PLACE
RELAY- A.BOYD, C.BEATTIE, S.KIM + C.HINTON. 2nd PLACE
RESULTS FROM THE ULSTER SCHOOLS FINAL
- At the Ulster finals BHS athletes won two medals-
INTERMEDIATE GIRLS - KATHY HETHERINGTON DISCUS ULSTER CHAMPION (Q)
SENIOR BOYS - DARYL ROONEY SHOT SILVER MEDAL (Q)
(Q)- QUALIFIED FOR THE IRISH FINALS.
IRISH SCHOOLS FINAL
DARYL ROONEY- SHOT 5th PLACE
Daryl in his final year again qualified for the Irish final. In a very close contest for the Bronze medal he just lost out. Thank-you for all your efforts over the seven years you represented the school your efforts are appreciated by all involved in athletics at Belfast High School.
KATHY HETHERINGTON- DISCUS- 7TH PLACE.
Kathy threw a PB of 28.50M in the Ulster final to qualify for the Irish Schools Final as Ulster Champion. In a very strong field she finished a very creditable 7th place in her first year as an Intermediate athlete in a new event. Well done on another very good schools athletics season.
ULSTER SCHOOLS ATHLETICS TEAM
Congratulations and good luck to Kathy Hetherington who has been selected for the Ulster Schools Athletics Team to compete for Ulster in the Interprovincials in June.
YEAR 8 N.I. ATHLETICS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT SQUAD
Congratulations to the following pupils who after excellent performances in school competitions have been selected for the Year 8 N.I. Regional Development Squad.
SCOTT SHAW HJ + SPRINTS
KRISTEN BELL 800M
MARK BISHOP SHOT
ANNA SMYTH 100M
CHLOE CARLIN 100M
SAMM COX 800M
RACHEL COOKE HJ
KIRSTY KING HJ
JAYNE ANDERSON SHOT
LAUREN MCBRIDE SHOT