Athletes claim first place at Ben Viljoen

Delux Jooste and Stefan Pretorius

On Friday, 5 February, Merensky High School competed against Hoogenhout, Ben Viljoen and Hans Strijdom High Schools in Groblersdal.

Merensky won the competition with 763 points. Hoërskool Hoogenhout, from Bethal in Mpumalanga, came second with 702 points and the previous victor, Ben Viljoen, could only manage a third place.

The top 7 girls athletes of the meet all excelled in shot-put and discuss, proving the point that Merensky’s field item skills equal those of previous track performances. Plasieland salutes Laurentia van Dyk, Lilly Pohl, Kesia Pohl, Elzanne Engenbrecht, Zenacia Nukeri, Danielle Kasselman and Gwendy Botha.

The top 7 boys showed their mettle on the track: Noko Malatji (110m hurdles), Delux Jooste (3000m), Piet Maake (110m hurdles), Jason Sanderson (110m hurdles), Sipho Ntsanwisi (110m hurdles) and Seth Lathane (100m hurdles).