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PRG Atheletes walk away with 10 Medals at the Western Cape High School Athletics Championships

PRG athletes represented Boland and earned 10 medals at the Western Cape High School Athletics Championships on Fri, 17 & Sat, 18 March 2023.

Five athletes were crowned Western Cape champions, earning the title as the best between the teams from Western Province, South Western Districts and Boland. Jeandre Cilliers, Reuben van der Merwe, Luke van der Merwe, Handre Nel and Joshua Acker all won gold medals, with Zak Hickman and Barthelemy Bena-Ntumba also earning silver medals. The podium places were rounded out by Jean Volschenk, Thomas Coetsee and Musahdiq Cornelson.

Results breakdown:

Boys 14:
Jean Volschenk – Bronze medal Boys 14 300m Hurdles + 4th Boys 14 100m Hurdles
Luc Botha – 4th Boys 14 300m Hurdles + 4th Boys 14 400m
Canaan Eksteen – 6th Boys 14 100m

Boys 15:
Thomas Coetsee – Bronze medal Boys 15 Hammer + 6th Boys 15 Discus
Jeandre Cilliers – Gold medal Boys 15 Polevault
Jarod Brown – 5th Boys 15 800m
Mark Lester – 5th Boys 15 1500m

Boys 17:
Zak Hickman – Silver medal Boys 17 Hammer
Reuben van der Merwe – Gold Boys 17 Javelin
Harrison Gibson – 6th Boys 17 HighJump
Luke van der Merwe – Gold medal Boys 17 HighJump
Christopher Steyn – 4th Boys 17 1500m
Musahdiq Cornelson – Bronze medal Boys 17 LongJump
Barthelemy Bena-Ntumba – Silver Medal Boys 17 100m

Boys 19:
Handre Nel – Gold Medal Boys 19 Polevault
Simon Booysen -5th Boys 19 Polevault
Joshua Acker – Gold medal Boys 19 Shotput