Weekend Sports Roundup – Century takes Trinity to top of cricket tableDoug Conway
Trinity’s First XI, anchored by an undefeated century from Tom Bermingham (10Mu), scored a resounding win over Knox to go top of the CAS cricket table.
His 126 not out was top score as Trinity piled on 293 runs for the loss of two wickets to win by more than 100 runs in the two-day match.
Trinity also narrowly defeated Knox in a swimming meet, amassing 314.5 points to 313.5, with Nudgee College third on 212, in their inaugural triangular meeting at Knox aquatic centre.
The School’s track and field team also achieved a string of successes, winning seven gold medals, seven silver and four bronze in the NSW All Schools Championships in the September school holidays.
Hussein Choker (9He) stood out by taking down his own 100m national record and adding the 200m record, as well as winning the 15/16 Years long jump.
Mason McGroder (9WH) smashed the meet long jump record with a leap of 7.09 metres on his first attempt.
Other gold medallists were Jozef Cluff (9Ar) in the 15 Years shot put, and Ben Stevens (12We) with victories in both the 19 Years discus and shot put.
Marcus Mastro (10Mu) and Luke Niulala (10St) have been selected for the NSW Waratahs in the U16 and U15 divisions respectively for the Super Rugby Championships.
In basketball trial matches, Trinity registered 15 wins and 21 losses against Waverley, with the firsts winning 96-58.
In water polo trials, Trinity finished with four wins and four losses, led by the firsts and seconds, who beat St Augustine’s 13-8 and Barker 9-3 respectively.