Arnold teen stars at multi-event titles 

ARNOLD’S Matthew Higs has earned selection in the Little Athletics Victoria state multi-event squad.

Higgs achiveved a personal best in five of seven events as he scored 2969 points to be fifth overall in the under-15 boys heptathlon at Albert Park.

The titles drew big fields.

There were 102 in the under-9 boys, 86 in under-10 girls, and 87 in the under-12 boys.

Results for Bendigo Little Athletics Centre competitors at the Little Athletics Victoria state multi-event championships run at Melbourne’s Albert Park athletics complex:

Under-9 boys pentathlon – 100m, long jump, 80m hurdles, discus, 800m.

Kobi Hall 39th on 748 points.

Matthew Noden 40th on 710 points.

Under-10 girls pentathlon – 100m, long jump, 80m hurdles, shot put, 800m.

Emma Gilligan 22nd on 659 points.

Under-12 boys pentathlon – 100m, long jump, 80m hurdles, discus, 800m.

Cooper Saunders 9th on 1337 points.

Fraser Symons 15th on 1278 points.

Under-15 boys heptathlon –  100m, 100m hurdles, discus, javelin, high jump, long jump and 800m.

Matthew Higgs 5th on 2969 points.   

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