On Sunday 31 August, 15 members of the SMS/BGS HPV and Cycling Squad competed at the Metropolitan Zone Mountain Bike Event held at Lysterfield. A strong field of over 200 riders competed on the day. Congratulations to all the SMS and BGS students who participated.
Gold medals were awarded to Sienna Grove (Year 6), Susanna Bates (Year 8), Lachlan Clarke (Year 10), Elise Hutchinson (Year 11) and Stefan Cotroneo (Year 11); Silver to Damien Freihofer (Year 7), Kristian Meade (Year 11), Olivia Weston (Year 9) and Bronze to Ethan McDonell (Year 7), Erin Hanley (Year 8), and David Somers (Year 9).
Coach, Mr Terry Trevena commented ‘it was an excellent performance from all students as they have all trained exceptionally hard over many months’.
The medallists will continue their dedicated training schedule in preparation for the State Mountain Bike Championships to be held in October.