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Hall Cross School Sports day. Ali Erdal (13)N Year 8 Boys shot put winner 10.15m. Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4232MB
Hall Cross School Sports day. Ali Erdal (13)N Year 8 Boys shot put winner 10.15m. Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4232MB
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LOUISE Moglia and Joshua Clayton were the stars on a day of record breaking at Hall Cross school’s annual athletics championships held at the Keepmoat track.

The talented pair both smashed two records apiece on a day when 13 new bests were established.

Hall Cross School Sports day. Year 8 girls 4 x 100 metres winners l/r Gracie Smith (12), Natasha Lee (13), Kathryn Shepheard (13) and Elli Stothard (13). Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4236MB

Hall Cross School Sports day. Year 8 girls 4 x 100 metres winners l/r Gracie Smith (12), Natasha Lee (13), Kathryn Shepheard (13) and Elli Stothard (13). Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4236MB

Joshua won the Year 10 boys shot with a throw of 11.46m and also leaped to victory in the long jump with a best of 5.50m.

Louise sprinted to a 100m win in 12.98 seconds in the Year 9 girls event as well as winning the long jump with a terrific leap of 4.63m.

Record breakers in the Year 7 boys were Dwight Daley with a time of 12.09 seconds in the 100m and James Garrett who won the 200m in 29.18 seconds.

Dwight also clinched victory with 9.39m in the triple jump event.

Hall Cross School Sports day. Papa Anthony (15) Year 10 boys 100 metre winner in a time of 11.46 seconds.  Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4238MB

Hall Cross School Sports day. Papa Anthony (15) Year 10 boys 100 metre winner in a time of 11.46 seconds. Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4238MB

Jack Turnbull was the only record breaker among the Year 8 boys with a splendid time of 26.56 seconds in the 200m.

Top performers among the Year 8 girls were Kathryn Hilditch, Natasha Lee and Elli Stothard.

Kathryn raced to victory in the 300m as well as setting a new school record of 8.29m in the shot, Natasha’s time of six minutes and 14 seconds was a new school best in the gruelling 1,500m race and Elli won the long jump in a record 4.20m as well as coming first in the 800m.

Apart from Joshua Clayton’s achievements in the Year 10 boys events there were three other record breakers in this age group.

Hall Cross School Sports day. Boys year 10 4 x 100 metres relay.  Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4241MB

Hall Cross School Sports day. Boys year 10 4 x 100 metres relay. Picture: Malcolm Billingham D4241MB

Matthew Bubb won the 200m in 24.27 seconds, Jack Gilkes posted a new best of four minutes and 57 seconds in the 1,500m and Anthony Dacre flung the javelin 31.55m.

Papa Anthony was a dual winner in this age group despite not smashing any records.

He won the 100m in 11.46 seconds and the triple jump.

* For full results see this week’s Free Press

* Next week Trinity Academy Sports Day