St Patrick's College showed there was strength to be had in numbers at the Northern Sports Association Tasmanian Independent Schools competition at St Leonards on Thursday.
NSATIS admin officer Barb McBride said overall the day was awesome despite the threat of ill weather.
"We were a bit nervous at first with the weather, but it turned into a perfect day," she said.
McBride added that St Patrick's had a reasonable showing, taking away many of the pennants and shields. However, Launceston schools overall showed a great amount of success.
The green and gold took out six of seven shields at the carnival: girls senior, girls aggregate as well as boys senior, junior and aggregate shields.
This led to St Patrick's winning the overall aggregate shield at this year's competition by a considerable margin.
Grammar managed to pinch the girls junior shield to prevent a total sweep of the day. A number of records were also claimed on the day by budding young athletes.
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St Patrick's had three record breakers in their ranks with Seth Pfeiffer in the under-14 high jump (1.78 metres), Lachlan Colgrave in the under-13 boys 90 metre hurdles (15.17 seconds) and Subi Daly taking the under-13 girls 80 metre hurdles (13.91 seconds).
Grammar's Mia Findlay broke the under-16 girls triple jump record at 11.42 metres.
St Brendan-Shaw's Toby Winkel smashed the under 14 boys 1500 metre record (4:27.13) after only recently joining the school according to McBride.
Toby Kamphuis, of the Launceston Christian School now boasts the record for under 14 boys 100 metres (11.79 metres).
Attention now turns to the SATIS competitions which will be held once again at St Leonards on September 21.
Co-ed aggregate shield results:
- St Patrick's: 2221.5 points.
- Grammar: 2048 points.
- Scotch: 1761 points.
- Marist: 1455.25 points.
- Christian School: 1326.5 points.
- St Brendan-Shaw: 886 points.
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