‘Two titles for St Catherine’s’

Article appeared in The Stonnington Leader on Tuesday 16 August 2016 on page 27:


St Catherine’s School gained valuable points to-wards claiming the overall Interschools championship by winning the senior and junior cross country events at the Victorian Interschool Cross Country Champion-ships at Mt Buller last weekend.

Ivanhoe Girls has dominated the senior division for the past six years but this year the trophy is in the hands of St Catherine’s. The Division 1 girls set the standard from the very start with a podium placing in the first event of the day.  Ella Swann, Mia Lansell, Coco Burrell and Serena Clark all skied their final cross country races for the school.

In the remaining divisions St Catherine’s had podium finishes in every category to ensure their outstanding overall result. The Alpine Interschools Championships will be held from August 22-28 where St Catherine’s downhill skiers and boarders should be right in the mix for medals.

Skiing for St Catherine’s at Mt Buller were: Swann, Lansell, Burrell, Annelise Cody, Claudia Richardson, Celia Cody, Chloe Joubert Amelia Jones, Emily McAllister, Ava Lansell, Chloe Rodgers, Isabella McDonald,  Zara Bongiorno,  Julia Kent, Sarah Marriott, Madeleine Hooker, Arabella Hall, Zoe Hall, Arabella Bertalli, Katharine Soutter and Charlotte Wood.

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