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Students run Cross country

IN THE RUNNING: Students in Dirranbandi fought it out in a cross country battle, with the Calgoa team winning overall.
IN THE RUNNING: Students in Dirranbandi fought it out in a cross country battle, with the Calgoa team winning overall. Contributed

STUDENTS in Dirranbandi went head to head in a cross country battle for the ages.

The morning started with Dirranbandi Playgroup running around the school oval with a number of parents and young children participating receiving a well done ribbon before the students took their place on the starting line in age categories.

Dirranbandi principal Andrea Killen said all students were great sports.

"It was a great morning with students cheering each other on and displaying sportsmanship to all,” Mrs Killen said.

Mrs Spooner, Dirranbandi's physical education teacher also said students had all done their best.

"Congratulations to all students who ran, and a special mention must go to the students who aimed for their personal best and to qualify for district levels,” Mrs Spooner said.

Champion House on the day was awarded to Culgoa 129 points, with Balonne on 123 points.

Championship Trophies were awarded to the following students:

5 years: Eve Flanagan

6 years: Mack Miller and Charlotte Stephens

7 years: Morlen Phillips and Lucy Easterbrook

8 years: Cormack Sullivan and Matilda Rigby

9 years: Hewie Graham and Mia Sullivan

10 years: Darcy Persse

11 years: Dominic Lasserre and Julia Killen

12 years: Daniel Turnbull and Bianca Leeson

13 years: Adam Burke and Emma Brischetto

14 years: Jack Walter and Courtney Lasserre

15 years: Braydon Leeson and Jamie Stewart


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