13 Gympie athletics champions ready for next level
ATHLETICS: Gympie's athletics stars will have a bigger stage to showcase their skills when they head to Bundaberg for the Wide Bay trials on September 5-6.
Thirteen girls and boys were declared age champions at the Gympie Districts Athletics Carnival at Albert Park last week.
The age champions, second and third place age champions were:
Girls 12-year-old: Joalah Coyle from Mary Valley State College.
Girls 13-year-old: Amelia Garner from St Patrick's, second Romy Whittaker from James Nash, third Ruby Aitofi Victory College.
Boys 13-year-old: Wyatt Delisser James Nash, second Sam Dargusch-Haig St Patrick's, third Brayden Bainbridge from Kilkivan.
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Girls 14-year-old: Jenna Williams from CCC, second Telecia Tame from Gympie High, third Sharnae Parker from Gympie High.
Boys 14-year-old: Liam Constance from Gympie High, second Kai Mobbs from James Nash, third Isaac Grummitt Gympie High.
Girls 15-year-old: Molly Hodgson from CCC, second Kaitlyn Collyer from St Patrick's, third Kelli-Lee Watson from Gympie High.
Boys 15-year-old: Ethan Bainbridge from Kilkivan, second Joshua Rigby from James Nash, third Jorey Foster from St Patrick's.
Girls 16-year-old: Paige Mercer from Gympie High, second Allie Salter from St Patrick's, third Tamara Mullaly Gympie High.
Boys 16-year-old: Sam Denham of St Patrick's College, second Aiden Hinds of James Nash State High School, third Dustin Thorne of St Patrick's College.
Girls 17-year-old: Keneisha Finch Victory College, second Taylah Jordan St Patrick's, third Lee Cleary Gympie High.
Boys 17-year-old: Myles Whitewood James Nash, second Sebastian Grant-Playdell James Nash, third Jack Hodgson CCC.
Girls 18 to 19-year-old: Amelia Terare of Gympie High, second Tannar Jenkins James Nash, third Victoria O'Neill St Patrick's.
Boys 18 to 19-year-old: Zeke O'Neill St Pat's, second Isaac Harris CCC and third Josh James CCC.