The recent NSW Youth and Junior Athletic Championships were held at the Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre. These championships bring together the best youth and junior athletes in NSW as well as visiting athletes from other States.
Four students from SGHS competed at the championships achieving some incredible results. Erica Tillman and Nathalie Avery both received gold medals in their respective events; Erica was placed 1st in the U18 Triple Jump with a best jump of 11.44m. She also placed 3rd in the U18 High Jump. Nathalie Avery won the U15 100m defending her title from last year.
The other athletes to compete were Megan Tillman and Natasha Rudder who also performed very well throughout the championships. All the girls will now be training hard for the Australian Youth and Junior Championships to be held in Sydney at the end of March. A full list of results is included below.
Erica Tillman: U18 Triple Jump 1st, U18 High Jump 3rd, U18 100m hurdles 5th and U18 Long Jump 5th.
Megan Tillman: U18 Triple Jump 6th, U18 High Jump 6th, U18 Javelin 5th and U18 Long Jump 6th.
Nathalie Avery: U15 100m 1st, U15 200m 10th.
Natasha Rudder: U20 200m 8th.