Taieri College pupil Hannah Ashton (13) clears the bar on
her way to breaking the school's high-jump record which had
stood for 23 years. Photo supplied.
Two of Taieri College's brightest athletic prospects had
the perfect warm-up for this weekend's Otago Secondary Schools
Hannah Ashton (13) and Hamish Mears (12) broke five school
records between them at the school's athletics day last
Hannah broke the records for under-13 high-jump and 100m,
while Hamish broke the records for under-13 100m, shotput and
It was a particularly special day for Hannah, being her
Sports co-ordinator Graeme Egan said it was ''great to see''
the pupils break record after record and it was a good sign
ahead of the championship.