Two students have won gold medals at the Australian Athletics Championships held in Sydney.
Mia White of Year 10 had a convincing win in the Under 17 2000m steeplechase, making her the National champion.
Meanwhile, Brayden Portelli of Year 11 was a member of the Under 18 4x100m Relay team, which won the gold medal for Victoria.
On Wednesday 3 April 2019, the first two games of this year’s MacK Thom Cup were played with the Senior Boys and Girls Basketball games being played at Thomas Carr. The night finished with both schools winning one game each after two very entertaining contests.
Senior Girls – MacKillop 33 def. Thomas Carr 24
Best players: Eliza Moodie (17 points), Erin Robinson, Stephanie Bandis
Senior Boys – Thomas Carr 53 def. MacKillop 39
Best players: Josh Zilavec (21 points), Kane Hart, Steven Naaman
Congratulations to all students who played in the four Year 10 Premier League Grand Finals on Thursday.
The Girls Basketball and Netball teams both won their fourth consecutive title while the Boys Netball team won the first ever Boys Netball Premier League Final. The Boys Soccer team put up a great fight against a team that hasn’t been beaten in four years, only going down after a tense battle.
Girls Basketball – MacKillop 36 def. St Monica’s 27
Boys Netball – MacKillop 37 def. Salesian 11
Girls Netball – MacKillop 35 def. Emmanuel 22
Boys Soccer – Marymede 2 def. MacKillop 0
On Wednesday 26 March, the Senior Girls Netball team won MacKillop’s fifth consecutive SACCSS Senior Netball title when they had a convincing win over Salesian at MSAC in Albert Park. MacKillop has not lost a Senior Netball game in five years, an outstanding achievement!
SCORES: MacKillop 34 def. Salesian 17
Best players – Eliza Moodie, Mia Zamperoni, Jasmine Lazaric, Erin Robinson, Remi Phillips
On Wednesday 26 March, forty-two students represented MacKillop College at the annual SACCSS Swimming Carnival at MSAC in Albert Park. At the end of 192 events, MacKillop finished the day with two champions’ pennants (in the Intermediate Girls and Intermediate Aggregate divisions) and were runners-up in the Junior Boys and Junior Girls divisions.
MacKillop students were successful in winning the following events:
Intermediate Girls 4 x 50m Medley Relay (M.Irvine, A.Kusmawan, P.Kochneva, C.Dixon)
Mia Bogdanowicz (Year 9) – 50m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke
Emma Strongman (Year 11) – 50m Freestyle, 50m Backstroke
Anastasia Kusmawan (Year 9) – 50m Backstroke, 50m Breaststroke
Polina Kochneva (Year 10) – 50m Backstroke, 50m Butterfly
Cailey Dixon (Year 9) – 50m Freestyle
James Dimitriadis (Year 8) – 50m Breaststroke
James Riley (Year 11) – 50m Breaststroke
15 year old girls 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay (A.Kusmawan, C.Dixon, M.Bogdanowicz, E.Muraca)
On Friday 22 March, the Boys Netball team had a comfortable win over CRC Caroline Springs in their semi-final.
SCORES: MacKillop 32 def. CRC Caroline Springs 12
On Thursday 28 March, four teams will play in Grand Finals.
Girls Basketball v. St Monica’s at Eagle Stadium (1.15pm start)
Boys Netball v. Salesian at Eagle Stadium (1.15pm start)
Girls Netball v. Emmanuel at Eagle Stadium (1.20pm start)
Boys Soccer v. Marymede at Marymede College (1.00pm start)
Boys Basketball – Salesian 56 def. MacKillop 46
Girls Basketball – MacKillop 45 def. Salesian 35
Girls Netball – MacKillop 39 def. Salesain 22
Boys Soccer – MacKillop 3 def. St Monica’s 0
Boys Volleyball – Kolbe 3 def. MacKillop 0
Student Progress Interviews will commence at 8:30am, with the last interview
starting at 7:20pm.
SCORES: MacKillop 32 def. CRC Sydenham 21
Best players – Isabella Hoyne, Jasmine Lazaric, Keely Budd
The girls will take on Salesian in the Senior Grand Final at MSAC next Wednesday.
WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH
Boys Basketball v. Salesian at Eagle Stadium (1.00pm start)
Girls Basketball v. Salesian at Eagle Stadium (1.00pm start)
Girls Netball v. Salesian at Eagle Stadium (1.00pm start)
Boys Soccer v. St Monica’s at MacKillop (1.00pm start)
Boys Volleyball v. Kolbe at Kolbe (1.00pm start)
FRIDAY 22 MARCH
Boys Netball v. CRC Caroline Springs (1.30pm start)