Talented athletes win gold in tournament

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Young athletes from Highfields showcased their sporting talents to secure gold in a prestigious tournament.

Eight athletes from the Year 8 Boys’ Athletics Team took first prize after competing in the Black Country Schools Athletics Finals.

They competed individually in 100m, 200m, 800m races, as well as in High Jump, Shot, Javelin and Long Jump events. Two teams also competed in the 2x200m relay and another two teams in the 4x100m relay.

Nine schools competed in the tournament finals and Highfields’ combined points from all events on the day saw the team walk away with the overall gold medal.

Mr C Brickwood, Head of PE, said: “This is a wonderful achievement. Our team put in a number of impressive individual performances to build up their points and win the tournament.

“Massive congratulations to all members of the team.”

Posted on June 20, 2018 .