6 of VHS's athletes performed excellently at last weekend's ACNW athletics meet in Potchefstroom.
In the girls u / 18 age group Hanemie Stols won a gold medal in the 100m hurdles.
Joané Mouton won a bronze medal in long jump.
In the boys u / 18 division Diaan Janse van Rensburg won a silver medal for triple jump.
Marnus Bosch a silver medal for weightlifting.
In the boys u / 16 division Elrich Bosch gets a silver medal in javelin and a bronze medal in the 200m.
Nathan Titus gets a silver medal in triple jump.
Elrich Bosch participated in the TWIZZA Athletic South Africa Campionships. He was ranked 11th in the Javelin (43.45 m) in the o/16 boys.
Jerry Venter and Hanemie Stols from Vryburg High School, participated in the SA Schools Athletics Championships in Potchefstroom on 22 and 23 March this year.
Hanemie performed excellently as she qualified as an u/14 athlete to participate in the 100m hurdles at u/15 level.
Jerry made it into the 400m hurdles final for boys u / 18. He eventually finished 4th in a quick final race in which the winner broke the current record. Jerry's fourth place also achieved his personal best time of 52.8 seconds.
Jerry also participated in ASA's Sub-Junior Championships in Paarl on 6 April. There he missed a place in the final of the 110m hurdles with 2 hundreds of a second. Mr. Marius Durandt, their coach who is also a teacher at VHS, accompanied them to the meetings.
O/19 Dogters Aflos
The U / 19 girls managed to win the gold once again during this year's Inter High Athletics Meeting in Koster. This year group has been winning the relay now since they were U / 14. This year, the relay team consisted of Synteche Lee, Hanemie Stols, Leanne Stols and Mariska Brits.
brakes Girls O/15 100m record that was held by C. Reiners (13,0 s) in 1985. Hanemie time was 12.6s.
brakes Girls O/15 90m hurdles record with a time of 13.4 s. The previous record was 15.2 s set in 2016.
brakes Girls O/15 300m hurdles record with a time of 49.8s.
The previous record was 50.4s set in 2016
equals the 100m Boys O/17 record of 11.5 s that was set in 2007 by E. Grace and also by R. v d Merwe in 2018.
brakes the 400m girls O/14 record of 68.8 s set in 1998 by R. Esterhuizen. Her time was 66.7 s.
brakes D. Maree's Boys O/19 shot put record of 12.74 m set in 2014 with a distance of 12.83 m.
C. van Zyl
brakes S. van Wyk's Girls O/19 shotput record of 9.36 m set in 2017 with a distance of 9.82 m.
brakes C. Fincham's boys O/15 javelin record of 44.9 m set in 2007 with a distance of 47.42 m.
brakes W. Ferris Girls O/16 shotput record of 8.72 m set in 2018 with a distance of 9.08 m.
equals J. Erasmus's Boys O/14 100 record vof 12,2 s set in 1997.
Set 2 records for 2 new items. Boys O/14 100m hurdles 16.00s and S O/14 triple jump 10.08m.
Record for new item. Boys O/14 300m hurdles 52.5 s.