By Jim Hoffman | Posted: Tuesday March 27, 2018
The South Island Secondary Schools Athletics Championships were held in Timaru on 23 - 25 March.
OBHS fielded a team of 20 athletes with a number of these boys achieving personal best times and performances. The South Island record for the 300m hurdles went to Cameron Moffitt in a time of 41.15 seconds, he also won the 80m hurdles and was 2nd in the shot put.
Nathan Hill won the 3000m in a time of 8min 47.03sec and was 2nd in the 1500m in a time of 4min 04.80sec.
Michael Manson - 2nd in the Under 19 100m
Jamin Millar - 3rd Under 14 Hammer
Symon Maguire - 2nd 200m
Robert McIvor - 1st Under 14 400m
Ashton Booth - 3rd Under 14 800m
1st - 4 x 100m Under 14 team of Cole Gibbons, Symon Mcguire, Ashton Booth and Robert McIvor.
2nd - 4 x 100m Under 19 team of Cameron Moffitt, Michael Manson, Max Brown and Laulelei Finau.
Over all there were 11 top 8 finishes. We now look forward to the National Championships being held in Dunedin later in the year.