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Junior County Athletics Championships

On Tuesday 7th June, 19 pupils from Year 8 and 9 competed in the Junior County Athletics Championships held in Brecon.

Girls Team Boys Team
Elise Alexander Oliwier Rogula
Grace Wilde Ciaran Evans
Jasmin Simpson Rhys Howells
Rachel Lindsey Taylor Attley
Olivia Murray Brandon Gwilym
Grace Pyatt Liam Hooper
Kerianne Jones Ben Williams
Holly Nash Joshua Lane
Josie Wheeler Evan Price
Sophie Norman ---
Team Captain: Molly Jones

The competition was very strong with many club athletes competing from over 40 schools. The star of the day was Brandon Gwilym who ran a fantastic 800M heat in a time of 2:22. This event was a heat declared winner and once the other heats had been run, Brandon finished second position overall in the county.

A special mention to the team captain Molly Jones. Molly was asked to support pupils to remind them of their event times and record all their results. Molly was a superb team captain her attitude was so positive and her organisational skills were outstanding. She was invaluable throughout the day and was so trustworthy and supportive of everyone. She is a superb role model for her peers.

Well done to all pupils who took part. Some gained scores for their GCSE marks and experience in competing in a competitive county championship event.

Our next Athletic event is for Years 8 and 9 and will take place on Monday 20th June 2016 at Leckwith Athletics Stadium, Cardiff.

On Tuesday 21st June 2016 is Pontypridd High School Annual Sports Day for Years 7–9 held at Leckwith Athletics Stadium, Cardiff.

Mr. T. Longden and Mrs. A. Samuel-Jones (Teachers of Physical Education)