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Cross Country Carnival

The annual DLS Cross Country Carnival was held on Monday August 8 at TH King Reserve with a 3km course comprising of gravel, asphalt and grass surfaces. The weather was kind to the competitors on the day as the boys ploughed through plenty of mud, particularly at the start and finish of the race.

Each participant from Primary – Year 10 represented their homeroom both enthusiastically and determinedly.

The team results for 2011 were as follows:

  • Year 7 – Jerome
  • Year 8 – Benilde
  • Year 9 – Miguel
  • Year 10 – Benilde and Vincent

The Joint Cross Country Champions for 2011 are Benilde and Vincent!

Congratulations to the following students who finished in the top three placings in their respective races:

Year 4

  • First: Sam Paine
  • Second: Joshua Webb
  • Third: Jakob Devine

Year 5

  • First: Liam Halloran
  • Second: Dalton Di Medio
  • Third: Adam Pavlou

Year 6

  • First: Joe Squires (12.23 mins)
  • Second: James Crough
  • Third: Anthony Indovino

Year 7

  • First: Zak Hawker (12.00 mins)
  • Second: Michael Rogers
  • Third: Peter Tsetinis

Year 8

  • First: Harry Lagastes (10.30 mins)
    Second: Daniel Bryden
    Third: Brodie Muller

Year 9

  • First: Liam O’Callaghan (11.03 mins)
  • Second: Marcelo Arapis
  • Third: Tom Brasher

Year 10

  • First: Nathan Evans (10.11 mins)
  • Second: Jack Thornton
  • Third: Josh Pulvirenti

The focus now switches swiftly to the ACC Cross Country Championships on Wednesday 14 September at Bundoora Park. Our Cross Country Squad began training way back in June and training continues each Tuesday and Thursday morning, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Sixty students will represent the College at the ACC Carnival and it is crucial to our 2011 success that we assemble our very best possible team on September.

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