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SchoolsChampsAssemblyThe championships were held at “The Paddocks” Para Hills on Monday May 21.  Yalanga Orienteering Club with the assistance of other clubs hosted this year’s event.

234 students from 28 primary and secondary schools competed over 12 courses. The map terrain was generally flat and comprised sports grounds, tracks, mounds, parklands, wetlands and suburbs. Only the harder courses extended into the suburbs.

The weather conditions were overcast but mild. A southerly breeze became slightly gusty late morning. There was no rain. There was ample parking space for cars and buses.  The veranda of the Para Hills West Soccer Club provided shelter for Registration and the Finish computers. The event went smoothly apart from a marquee upturned by a wind gust.

Competitors used Pcards. This year teachers on registering were handed a pack containing Pcards for distributing to students. Previously these were handed to students at the start. This seemed to work well saving time and labour at the start.SchoolsChampsStart

 The courses were suitably challenging particularly for students who were not regular orienteers. The seven volunteers (“Pink Hats”) out on the courses assisted dis-orientated competitors. The majority of competitors completed their courses and good times were also achieved.

Congratulations to the following place getters.

M10

1.

Ben Marschall

The Heights PS

M10

2.

Orlando Langbein

Woodside PS

M10

3.

Marcus Cazzolato

Goodwood PS

M11A

1.

Nicholas Herbert

Sturt St Community School

M11A

2.

Mitchell Morcom

Woodcroft PS

M11A

3.

Riley O’Shea

Woodside PS

M12A

1

Max Ochota

Goodwood PS

M12A

2

Jay Trowbridge

Stirling East PS

M12A

3

Cameron McLean

Woodside PS

M13A

1

Finn Johnston

Goodwood PS

M13A

2

Alex Hunyh

Burnside PS

M13A

3

Josh Pannell

Pembroke School

M14A

1

Remi Afnan

Concordia College

M14A

2

Oscar Johnston

Adelaide HS

M14A

3

Jayden Bertram

Glenunga International

M15A

1

Max Grivell

Trinity College

M15A

2

Toby Cazzolato

Adelaide HS

M15A

3

Finlay Twining

Glenunga International

M16A

1

Ethan Penck

Heathfield HS

M16A

2

Zar Maclaren

Pembroke School

MOPEN A

1

Rohan Jackson

Pembroke School

W10

1

Lucinda Fogarty

Hawthorndene PS

W10

2

Macy Loy

East Adelaide PS

W10

3

Kiana Batters

Tanunda PS

W11A

1

Emily Philpott

Stirling East PS

W11A

2

Isabelle Austin

Black Forest PS

W11A

3

Amalia Tsalikis

Sturt St Community School

W12A

1

Giselle Draper

St John’s Grammar PC

W12A

2

Yannika Bertram

Goodwood PS

W12A

3

Zoe Anderson

Goodwood PS

W13A

1

Jemima Lloyd

Good Shepherd Lutheran

W13A

2

Charlotte Muffet

Heathfield  HS

W13A

3

Abbie Faulkner

Burnside PS

W14A

1

Ana Penck

Heathfield HS

W14A

2

Lucy Burley

Heathfield HS

W14A

3

Sandra Gong

Pembroke School SC

W15A

1

Erica Norman

St Aloysius College

W15A

2

Holly Selway

Trinity College SC

W15A

3

Anna Wilson

Pembroke School SC

W16A

1

Joanna George

Trinity College SC

W16A

2

Abigail George

Trinity College SC

WOpen A

1

Meredith Norman

St Aloysius College

WOpen A

2

Sarah Lim

Pembroke School SC

WOpen A

3

Olivia Bevelander

Glenunga International

M11B

1

Isaac Jones

East Adelaide PS

M12B

1

Alex Clark

East Adelaide PS

M12B

2

Aiden Hammond

East Adelaide PS

M12B

3

Harrison Sheridan

East Adelaide PS

M13B

1

James Keating

Hawthorndene PS

M13B

2

Jack Palmer

East Adelaide PS

M13B

3

Thomas Riggall

East Adelaide PS

MOpenB

1

Jeremy Patch

Marryatville HS

W11B

1

Maddison Weber

East Adelaide PS

W11B

2

Eliza Pannell

East Adelaide PS

W11B

3

Christina Markou

East Adelaide PS

W12B

1

Holly Burton

East Adelaide PS

W12B

2

Amelia Patrick

Stirling East PS

W13B

1

Isobel Richardson

Marryatville HS

W13B

2

Pip Zdenkowski

Stirling East PS

W13B

3

Tessa Miller

Stirling East PS

W16B

1

Kate Haythorpe

Marryatville HS

W16B

2

Rosie Pagram

Marryatville HS

W16B

3

Imogen Longmire

Marryatville HS

M11 PAIRS

1

Declan/Kayden Lovell/Meldrum-Graetz

Woodside PS

M11 PAIRS

2

Sylvie/Liam Ochota/Mellow

Woodside PS

M11 PAIRS

3

Ryan/Morgan Sutton/Burroughes

Woodside PS

M13 PAIRS

1

Josh/Caleb Armstrong/Mlikota

Woodside PS

M13 PAIRS

2

Isaiah/Maksim Korcz/Mclean

Hawthorndene PS

W11 PAIRS

1

Zara/Leah Pelham/Hunyh

Burnside PS

W11 PAIRS

2

Lucy/Imogen Parkes/Richmond

Hawthorndene PS

W11 PAIRS

3

Sophie/Evie Steer/Cant

Hawthorndene PS

W13 PAIRS

1

Daisy/Jazmine Trim/Egan

Burnside PS

W13 PAIRS

2

Matilda/Lara Fogarty/Higgins

Hawthorndene PS

W13 PAIRS

3

Grace/Tahlia Jennings/Keegan

Hawthorndene PS

SchoolsChampsComputingTeamCongratulations to the schools that were the place getters for the two shields. Woodside and Goodwood Primary schools jointly won the Primary Schools Williams Shield.  East Adelaide PS came 2nd  and Stirling East PS came 3rd.SchoolsChampsPresentation

The Brian Wales shield was won by Pembroke School. Trinity College was 2nd  and Heathfield HS 3rd.

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Article by Doug Fotheringham Event Organiser Yalanga Orienteers

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