Plasies sprint at Tour de Gat

Janco Coetzee and Amelia Middleton

Merensky High School was well represented at the first Spur Schools MTB XCO mountain biking challenge in Phalaborwa on Saturday, 23 July.

In the Sub Junior Boys u.14 category Plasie Janco Coetzee was the second cyclist to cross the finish line. Other participants from Merensky high School were Bevan Muller (7th), Candler Demos (15th), Tertius van Zyl (22nd), Juan Bezuidenhout (22nd) and Christo Williams (28th ).

The Young Boys u.16 category was also blue with Armand Cronje (4th), Revan  Beukes (14th), Pieter Gouws (15th), Gareth Spaumer (19th) and Sheldon Muller.

Amelia Middleton (Junior Girls u.18) showed her skills and raced first across the finish line. Following her were Bernice Cronjé (6th), Chelsea Schlebusch (9th) and Natasha Janse van Rensburg (10th).

Alexander Strydom (Ben Vorster High School), cycling for Merensky, came 7th in the Junior Boys u.18 category.


Janco Coetzee (2nd Sub Junior Boys u.14) and Amelia Middleton (1st Junior Girls u.18)