The region’s junior athletes have completed a successful NSW PSSA Championships, with many of the south coast’s top competitors coming home with a medal.
The juniors were forced to brave hot conditions at Sydney Olympic Park, with the mercury soaring on both days of the competition.
Charlize Colwell qualified for nationals in Melbourne by winning silver in the girls multi class long jump and bronze in the girls 11-13 years multi class 800 metres.
Berry’s Gabriel Lombardi claimed an incredibly tight boys nine years 100m final, winning gold by just one-hundredth of a second.
Austinmer’s senior girls relay team also had a successful meet, winning bronze in the 4x100m relay.
Port Kembla’s Shae Gilchrist found himself on the podium twice, picking up a gold and a bronze medal.
The nine-year-old won bronze in the 8-10 years multi class 800m final before winning the multi class long jump with a leap of 2.21m.