Schools K1 River Championships a success

2014-03-11 00:00

THE KZN Schools’ K1 River Championships were held on the Mzimkhulu River over the weekend and turned out to be a great success.

The river was at an ideal level although there was a cause for concern on Saturday night after heavy rains in the Underberg caused a flash flood.

Fortunately, the levels dropped substantially and the race continued on Sunday. Despite the trying conditions, Michaelhouse were exceptional hosts. The following results were posted:

U18 Boys

1st Louis Hattingh (Maritzburg College)

2nd Damon Stamp (Maritzburg College)

3rd Patrick Dillon (Michaelhouse)

U16 Boys

1st Jean van der Westhuyzen (Michaelhouse)

2nd Craig Heenan (Michaelhouse)

3rd Rory McNeill (Kearsney)

U14 Boys

1st Bradley Boulle (Michaelhouse)

2nd Robert McConnell (Kearsney)

3rd Warren Yoko (Michaelhouse)

U18 Girls – no entries

U16 Girls

1st Cana Peek (Epworth)

2nd Donna Hutton (Epworth)

3rd Christie MacKenzie (Epworth)

U14 Girls

1st Cheline Jenkins (Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School)

2nd Lisa Meyer (Maritzburg Christian School)

Michaelhouse won the “Participants Trophy” for the most paddlers to finish.

Epworth were the Girls KZN Schools K1 River Champions and Maritzburg College were the KZN Schools K1 River Champions.

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