Mulwaree High School has achieved its aim of winning all three zone championships with a win in the Tablelands Zone Athletics Carnival on Thursday.
Earlier this year Mulwaree won both the swimming and cross country zone carnivals. Its win in the athletics makes it a clean sweep in the championships against Crookwell, Mulwaree, Goulburn, Yass, Kambar, Queanbeyan, Bowral and Moss Vale High Schools. This was the first time Mulwaree has achieved the feat
The school finished with 1083 points, 80 ahead of nearest rival Bowral High on 1003 and just short of 500 points ahead of third placed Yass, which collected 596 points across the track and field event contest.
Goulburn High finished in fourth spot with 563.
Although no records were broken by either Mulwaree or Goulburn High Schools, between them their students filled six of the age champion spots for the carnival. These athletes are: 12 years boys - Joshua Kalozi (Mulwaree), 13 years girls - Ursula Kemmis (Goulburn), 14 years girls - Charlotte Kalozi (Mulwaree), 16 years girls - Alyssa Collings (Mulwaree), 17+ years boys - Tyson Lewis (Mulwaree) and 17+ years girls - Samantha Estall (Mulwaree).
Notable performances at the carnival included: Josh Kalozi (MHS) will represent the zone at the South Coast Regional Championships in early August in seven individual events, placing first in four and second in three He is also in the 12 year boys relay team. His sister Charlotte (MHS) will represent in eight individual events, placing first in one, second in five and third in two. She will also join the 15 girls relay team, which is aiming for a State Championship for the third year in a row.
Tyson Lewis (MHS) dominated the sprints, winning the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m and placing third in long jump. Samantha Estall (MHS), a previous hurdles state medalist is in individual events after gaining three firsts, four seconds and a third. She will also anchor the 17+ girls relay team. Ursula Kemmis (GHS), is in three events after two wins and a third place. Joseph Kremer (GHS) is in four events after winning the javelin and discus, and placing in long jump and 200m. Rhys Rekete (GHS), dominated the 15yo boys sprints, winning 100m, 200m, 100m hurdles and long jump.
Mulwaree High will have 71 students representing at Regionals, including 10 relay teams. Goulburn High will have about 30 students, including four relay teams.