Locals selected for state track and field championships

By Andrew Johnston

THE twin towns will be well represented at the 2020 state track and field championships, with 13 athletes from the Echuca Moama Little Athletics centre selected.

The club will have athletes compete across eight age groups in multiple disciplines.

Maya Kadri will compete in four events in the under 16 girls category, running in the 300m hurdles and the 400m.

She will also take part in the javelin and the long jump.

Andrea Archibald will run both the 100 and the 200 in under 15 girls, as well as competing in the long jump.

Two athletes will appear in the under 14 girls category, with Lily Marsh running the 200m hurdles, as well as both the long jump and triple jump.

Rosy Marsh will compete in four events, running both the 100m and 200m, as well as the long and triple jump.

The club will send three under 10 girls, with Tahlia Godfrey, Sophie Jardine and Jazz Warde all selected.

Godfrey will stay on the running track, running the 100m, 400m and 800m, while Jardine will run the 60m hurdles.

Warde will be in the field, taking part in the discus.

Thomas Hilet will take part in the under 14 boys class, running the 90m hurdles.

Both Cody Walker and Elijah Swiggs will be in the under 12 boys category, with Walker taking on the 1500m and Swiggs the shot put.

Under 10 boys Cody Reyne will run the 70m, while Nate Smith will run the 200m and 70m, as well as the long jump.

The final athlete is under nine boy Marlon Micalizzi, who will run the 100m, 200m and 400m, as well as taking on the high jump.