Weekend Sports Roundup – Records tumble at CIS swimmingDoug Conway
Trinity swimmers have set four records at the NSW CIS championships.
Jonathan Nam (11St) broke two in winning the 16 years 50m and the 15-16 years 100m breaststroke.
Grayson Doig (10He) set a new mark in the 15-16 years 100m butterfly, and Sterling Tuxford (9WH) did the same in the 12-14 years 200m butterfly.
They were among 20 Trinity students who between them amassed 43 medals – 14 gold, 16 silver and 13 bronze.
Trinity students also won three titles at the CIS diving championships – Oliver Newton (7Ar) in the 13 years springboard, Hamish Turner (9Ta) in the 15 years and Lachlan Nguyen (12WH) in the 17 years.
In Albury, meanwhile, Maxwell Padmore (10Mu) won no fewer than eight gold medals and one silver in his nine races at the Australian Dragonboating Championships.
In weekend inter-school sport Trinity teams finished all square, recording 36 wins, the same number of losses, and nine draws.
The School’s rugby teams won 10 of their 16 matches against St Pius, the firsts winning 17-12 and the seconds 19-15.
Football came away with 14 wins, 11 losses, and five draws against Cranbrook, the firsts winning 3-0 and the seconds 2-1.
Tennis won only four of 22 matches against Cranbrook but the firsts got up 5-3.
AFL finished two matches apiece, while at the Sydney Boys High invitational cross country meet at Centennial Park the open team came first, the under 16s second and the under 14s eighth.
The 8A and Year 10 debating teams defeated Kambala and PLC respectively to reach their semi-finals.
In chess, the seniors lost 0-4 to Sydney Grammar, the intermediates beat Newington 4-0, and the juniors drew 2-2 with Sydney Boys High.