Paarl Boys High and Girls High crowned 2022 Prestige Athletics Champions!

The annual Prestige Athletics Meeting took place at Daljosaphat Stadium today, and Paarl Boys High and Girls High were crowned winners!

The fact that covid-19 only allowed the matrics to attend the meeting, this did not deter the schools to bring on the ‘gees’.

Girls High Cheerleaders

The meeting is girls and boys combination of teams from 5 schools. Paarl Boys and Paarl Girls’ High combine as one team, Paarl Gimnasium High(both girls and boys), and Stellenbosch duo Bloemhof High and Paul Roos High team up !

The scores for the day:

First place: Boys High/Girls High 950 points
Second place: Paarl Gimnasium 828 points
Third place: Bloemhof/Paul Roos 733

Several athletes delivered outstanding performances. Below are the individual and team awards

Pole Vault:
Best Junior Girl: Carina Wagner (Gim)
Best Senior Girl: Anais van Wyk (HMS)
Best Junior Boy: Jaden van der Linde (Gim)
Best Senior Boy: Handré Nel (PRG)
Overall winner: Gim

Gimnasium Cheerleaders

Individual Awards:
Best Junior Track Athlete Boys: Divan Lamprechts (PRG)

Best Junior Track Athlete Girls: Lida Engelbrecht (BHof)

Best Senior Track Athlete Boys: Clement Nel (Gim)
Best Senior Track Athlete Girls: Barbara de Kock (HMS)

Best Junior Field Athlete Girls: Marianne Malan (HMS)
Best Junior Field Athlete Boys: Ethan Venter (HJS)

Best Senior Field Athlete Boys Joshua Acker (PRG)
Best Senior Field Athlete Girls: Uanita Engelbrecht (Gim)

Team Awards

BESTo.14 TEAM (PRG & BHof)

BEST o.15 TEAM (HJS & HMS)

BEST o.17 TEAM (HJS & HMS)

BEST o.19 TEAM (HJS & HMS)

Massive congratulations to Paarl Boys and Girls High Schools, as well as other schools, teachers and coaches!

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