3 August turned out to be a fantastic day weatherwise for an Interhouse Athletics Meeting! It was on this day that Morris beat Murray, for the first time in a while, by a whopping 181 points. The final score was Murray – 1540 and Morris – 1721.
In terms of records equalled or broken, it was a momentous day with 26 new or equalled records. 4 records that were broken were originally set in the 1990s:
• Benjamin Hlongwane broke the Boys 19 100m with a new record of 11.40. He broke Neil Witthoft’s record of 11.50 set in 1990.
• Luke Allen broke the Boys 15 800m with new record of 2:11.20. He broke Sthembiso Sokhela’s record of 2:18,00 set in 1992.
• Luke Allen broke the Boys 15 1500m with a new record of 4:47,60. He broke Bhekinkosi Mbatha’s record of 4:54.00 set in 1992.
• Heinrich Marloth broke the Boys 15 100m with a new record of 12.10. He broke Ralph Witthofts record of 12.40 set in 1993.
Junior Victrix – Elsi Haux
Junior Victor – Luke Allen
Senior Victrix – Estelle Pretorius
Senior Victor – Joseph Hlongwane