2018 was bright, bright orange on the athletics field.
The Interhouse Athletics competition held on 3 & 4 August proved that Morris had the goods this year to pull off the interhouse victory, finishing with a total score of 1824 and narrowly beating the greens by 9 points. It was a nail-biting duel throughout the final day with the Winning House trophy awarded to Morris and the Spirit trophy shared by both houses.
Junior Victrix Ludorum – Nadine Engelbrecht, Murray (ASA score 3149)
Junior Victor Ludorum – Emmanuel Meyer, Murray (ASA score 2430)
Senior Victrix Ludorum – Lisa Haux, Morris (ASA score 2462)
Senior Victor Ludorum – Manqoba Hadebe, Morris (ASA score 2851)
25 new records were set. The most notable of which were:
Dan Bosman Boys17 3000m 10:19.80. He broke J Ludwig’s record of 10:20.90 (2005).
Nadine Engelbrecht Girls15 800m 2:42.30. She broke R van der Watt’s record of 2:43.30 (1993).
Nadine Engelbrecht Girls15 1500m 05:39.90. She broke N Mabaso’s record of 5:47.00 (1991).
Elsi Haux Girls15 400m 1:04.90. She broke S Vermaak’s record of 1:05.40 (1998).
Aaron Vermaak Boys11 Shotput 9.34m. He broke J Lopes record of 8.39m (2009).