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2019 Australia All Schools

The 2019 Australia All Schools took place in Perth over the weekend. A crew of Essendon Juniors took to the field to give it their all.

High Jump was the event of choice with four club members taking to the skies. Club U/13 record holder Harry Orr took out the U/14 Boys clearing 1.84m. Completing the Athletics Essendon quinella was team-mate Thomas Sims in 2nd with a 6cm Personal Best to clear 1.81m. Meanwhile, Jack Walsh was 11th in the U/16 Boys with 1.83m and Maeve Bousie 10th with a Seasons Best of 1.64m in the U/18 Girls.

Harry Orr Photo Credit: Athletics Australia

In the U/18 Girls Triple Jump, AJ Jumps Squad member Emily Portaro jumped 12.60m to take the Gold. Fellow squad member Ruby Pizzo was in 8th with 11.62m. Emily also backed up her triple with a 7th place in the U/18 Girls long jump with a 5.58m leap.

Emily Portaro receives her Gold Medal. Photo Credit: Athletics Australia

Orla McCarthy 6th with 38.81m and Hannah Brodie 12th with 34.04m in the U/16 Girls Discus rounded out the results for Essendon.

Well done Team!

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