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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

CHS athletes excel at District Championships

16th May 2017

Fifty-nine CHS athletes competed in the E District Schools Athletics Championships at Antrim Forum on Friday 5th May. This includes schools from counties Tyrone, Fermanagh, Donegal and Cavan. Conditions were excellent and competition was fierce. The top three finishers in each event qualified for the Ulster Schools Championships which will be held at Antrim Forum on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th May.

The top CHS performers and qualifiers for Ulster are as follows:

Mini Boys
Thomas Armstrong     1st       Long Jump
Nicholas Griggs          2nd        800 metres

Junior Boys
Stewart Wylie        2nd 800 metres & 2nd Triple Jump
Caleb Robb            3rd  Triple Jump
Jamie Smyton        2nd  Discus

Senior Boys
Adam McClean      1st  100 metres & 2nd  200 metres

Inter Girls
Freya Kennedy       3rd  200 metres
Jordan Carson        2nd  Javelin

Senior Girls
Grace Carson         2nd 3000 metres & 3rd 1500 metres