Canoeing: College dominate Shongweni

2010-09-23 00:00

MARITZBURG College won all three age categories at Capitol Caterers-Popes Canoe Centre Interschools Shongweni Race hosted by Kearsney College.

Blaine Beresford edged out Lembethe Canoe Club’s Mmeli Cele by four seconds in the U18 category with Donovan Wewege taking the U16 category in third place overall just nine seconds later.

In the U14 category Louis Hattingh had a comfortable two-minute win over another Lembethe paddler Mthobisi Cele.

Epworth’s Jenna Starr won the Girl’s U18 race. Bianca Haw, also from Epworth had a huge win in the U14 category taking 5th place in the race overall against the boys as well.

The next event is a Slalom on the October 9.


U18 Boys: 1. Blaine Beresford MAR 0:51:08; 2. Mmeli Cele LEM 0:51:12; 3. Mzamo Zondi LEM 0:52:43

U18 Girls: 1. Jenna Starr EPW 1:04:14; 2. Cindy Stephens DAN 1:08:11; 3. Caitlin Millar EPW 1:10:54.

U16 Boys: 1. Donovan Wewege MAR 0:51:21; 2. Sabelo Magoso THO 0:52:32; Murray Haw MAR 0:53:59

U16 Girls: 1. Kate Arnott STA 1:05:01; 2. Bougin Bieldt EPW 1:08:51; 3. Heather McEwan EPW 1:14:26

U14 Boys: 1. Louis Hattingh MAR 0:37:03; 2. Mthobisi Cele LEM 0:39:05; 2. Damon Stamp MAR 0:41:40

U14 Girls: 1. Bianca Haw EPW 0:43:10; 2. Katherine Blackmore EPW 1:16:18; 3. Saxon Kirton EPW 1:16:23.

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