U17/18 Girls – Age Champion: Caitlin Skaines, Runner up; Shona McFarland
U17/18 Boys – Age Champion: William Gilmore, Runner up: Thomas Keable
The major trophies fell as follows to the Clans…
Robyn McLellan Cup – Inter-clan Girls Relays – Leslie
Deane-Butcher Cup – Champion Girl clan – Leslie
Wallace Kieseker Cup – Inter-clan Boys Relays – Cameron
Buss Cup – Champion Boy Clan – Mackay
The Graham Family Trophy – Champion Clan – 4th Macinness, 3rd Cameron, 2nd Leslie, 1st Mackay
May I offer my extreme thanks to Mr Wilson for his ongoing support, our fantastic and generous staff particularly my marshals Mr Bolton and Mr Sullivan who have the unenviable job of processing the withdrawals and substitutions to ensure all who want to swim get one. I thank our great parent helpers and of course John and the kitchen staff for the wonderfully nutritious catering throughout the day. I would also like to thank once again the most helpful staff at the WIRAC. No request is too difficult and the facility is always pristine in presentation.
It’s always a great day when you get to come together and celebrate life as a community and this was one of those most cherished days.
Border District Swimming Championships
In a whirlwind turn around from our College Carnival to the Border District Carnival the following day we can only praise our dedicated and tenacious swim team on their performances at this event. We claimed the Overall Aggregate Champion School and the Champion Boys School once again and four of our students claimed Age Championships out of the 10 on offer.
We congratulate William Gilmore 17/18yrs, Caitlin Skaines 17/18yrs, Nicholas McGahan 16yrs and Nicholas Denny 13yrs who all dominated their opposition to claim well deserved Age Champion honours. In addition to this Caitlin broke the 100m Backstroke record in the process to give her, a second Border District record in the pool.
Thanks to Mrs Brooke Dwan for escorting the team to Stanthorpe, to the wonderful supporting parents who made the journey south; to our Gap students Lisa, Cameron and Hannah for their officiating and to all team members for backing up so tremendously after our own Carnival.
Another very successful team effort in a very individual sport. Go SCOTS!!!!
Round 1 Basketball Results
In our first team sports outing for the year the Yr7/8 Boys, Yr9/10 Girls and Boys and the Open Boys played at Harristown SHS.
Results were as follows:
Yr7/8 Boys – took the win with a 24-19 result against TGS White
Yr9/10 Boys – unfortunately have a lot to learn with a 104-12 loss against the very tall timber of Highlands College
Yr9/10 Girls – had a hard fought draw against Glennie with a 20-20 scoreline the final result
Open Boys – suffered a heartbreaking 1 point loss to Highlands College with a final scoreline of 40-39
Although a set of mixed results the overall vibe of the teams was very positive and all appear to be keen for the next two home games against the full school squads from Toowoomba SHS 14th February and Downlands College 21st February.
Please get out and support our teams at home if you can. Open team games are at 6.05pm for the Girls and 7.00pm for the Boys in the John Muir Sports Centre.
Futsal Kicks Off!!
Our Girls are really looking good after rounds 1 and 2 of the competition. In week 2, 3 out of our 4 teams had good wins and our U19 Girls are undefeated after dispatching both Fairholme and Glennie in the Senior Competition. The U13 and U14 Teams both demonstrated superior physicality and skill to take a 5-3 and 3-1 win respectively.
In their opening evening the Boys teams had mixed results with a win a loss and a draw. The U12 Boys showed plenty of fight to come back from a 5-2 deficit to claim a 5-5 draw frustrating their opponents at the death. The U13 boys are still developing as a team and suffered a loss to their much larger and more physical opponents. The most impressive result of the night was from our very solid Senior Boys Team who claimed a resounding 7-2 win against the traditionally strong Concordia College. These boys are a beacon for all our lads to aspire to and we are quietly confident of a most successful season ahead.