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Report – CDETB SCC Track and Field Championships – Friday 12th May, 2017

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CDETB SCC TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

By Louise Browne

Presentation College, Terenure lifted the Hannigan Cup for the third year running at this year’s CDETB SCC Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium, Santry.

The Southside school also celebrated Katie Hynes ‘Athlete of the Meet’ accolade for her gold medal performance in the junior girls long jump competition. Hynes and her colleagues Rhasidat Adeleke, Rachel Roe and Ella McCaughey went on to win the junior relay Chilean Cup.

Sisters Latifat and Rhasidat Adeleke, Meadhbh Corcoran and Elizabeth Manning also claimed individual gold medals for the Dublin 6W school. While Pres’ quartet of Latifat Adeleke, Kathy Murphy, Elizabeth Manning and Georgia McCann retained the intermediate relay Clampett Shield.

In the girls track competitions Holly Peters-McGrath of Clontark Community College crossed the line ahead of Larkin’s Merci Kamara and Jacqueline Gorman of Kylemore College to win the minor 100m title.

Peters-McGrath then teamed up with Ella Walsh, Ally O’Neill and Layla Bell to win the minor relay O’Dea Cup. Kylemore’s Jacqueline Gorman bounced back to win the 800m decider finishing ahead of Clonturk’s Holly Peters-McGrath and Ally O’Neill.

Pres’ Meadhbh Corcoran retained her 800m junior title, her colleague Orla Hannan took silver with Abby Beregin of Kylemore College taking home bronze. While Pres’ Latifat Adeleke ran a strong race to win the intermediate 100m final.

Ringsend College celebrated a one two in the intermediate 400m race as Sarah Maher claimed gold ahead of Sophie Gannon with Pres’ Emily Moran finishing in third. In the intermediate 1500m Pres’ Elizabeth Manning topped the podium for the second year running with Kylemore’s Niamh Hickey and Katie Kelly winning silver and bronze respectively.

In the girls field events gold medalists included Coláiste Dhuláigh’s trio of Michaela Fox (minor cricket ball), Brook Campbell (minor high jump) and Abby Fox (junior high jump). Larkin’s Alicia Jadia (minor shot), Vasi Borisova (junior javelin) and Cassidy Conlon (intermediate javelin).

Kylemore College’s Precious Olaadapo (minor long jump) and Victoria Nkanu (intermediate long jump), Margaret Alywards Laura Young (junior shot) and Coláiste Eoin’s Nurta Yerow (intermediate high jump).

Boys Competition

Larkin Community College’s boys team held onto the Robinson Cup for yet another year, a wonderful feat by the north inner city school.

Kamil Gorka was Larkin’s stand out athlete winning three gold medals at the championships. Gorka was crowned 100m and javelin intermediate champion before winning the intermediate relay Rank Xerox Cup with Karl Jordan, Gerard Black and Calum McGovern.

Coláiste Eoin’s duo of Will Pendergast and Jason Duddy won their respective minor 100m and 1500m titles as did Ringsend College’s Evan Kelsh in the minor 400m final.

In the field competitions minor gold medals went to Coláiste Dhuláigh’s Josh Adamson (high jump), Coláiste Eoin’s Luke Taafe (cricket ball), Larkin’s Frankie Ryan (shot) and Marino College’s Alef Ribreiro (long jump).

In the minor relay final Kylemore College’s quartet of Aaron Brady, Aaron Corish, Cillian Gleeson and Craig Delaney were worthy winners of the Doogan Cup.

Marino College’s Kristian Bosnjak put in a strong finish to capture the junior boys 100m title before teaming up with Ross McDonald, Stephen Georgiu Leeson and Seamus Lowry to win the junior relay Bracken Sports and Cultural Cup.

Ringsend College’s Jake Gregg won the junior 400m decider while Coláiste Eoin’s Dariusz Spik took gold in the junior 1500m final. Kylemore’s Craig Mooney (400m) and Coláiste Dhuláigh’s Sean Nolan (1500m) savoured success in the intermediate category.

Larkin added further gold medals in the field events courtesy of Kevin Pavalache (junior high jump), Avis Kearns (intermediate long jump) and Gerard Black (intermediate high jump). Along side Kylemore’s Luke Kelly (junior javelin) and Sean Monks (intermediate shot), Marino College’s Iulian Voiniciuc (junior shot) and Coláiste Eoin’s Anthony Kelly (junior long jump).

Pres’ won the Female Millennium Relay to retain the Berne Cup. Larkin Community College dethroned Kylemore College in both the Male Millennium Relay and the Staff Relay races to lift the MS Branch Cup and Gabrielle Coates Trophy.

BEST GIRLS ATHLETIC TEAM – HANNIGAN CUP

Presentation College, Terenure

BEST BOYS ATHLETIC TEAM – ROBINSON CUP

Larkin Community College

ATHLETE OF THE MEET

Katie Hynes

Presentation College Terenure

MILLENNIUM RELAY FEMALE – BERNE CUP

Presentation College, Terenure

MILLENNIUM RELAY MALE – MS BRANCH CUP

Larkin Community College

STAFF RELAY – GABRIELLE COATES TROPHY

Larkin Community College

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