Little athletes shine

Amelie and Bruno Parfitt

A number of Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads little athletes represented Geelong Little Athletics Centre at the 2021 State Combined Events Championships.

Under-8s through to under-16s competed at the gruelling event at Lakeside Stadium, South Melbourne.

For a small club, Ocean Grove Barwon Heads showed it punches well above its weight, with several athletes finishing in the top eight in their events.

Under-8 girls: Caitlin Foley gold, Alessandra Mariani 6th

Under-16 girls: Amelie Parfitt 8t

Under-14 boys: Bruno Parfitt 5th

Under-14 girls: Mako Payne silver

Under-15 girls: Erin Foley 5th

Under-16 boys: Joshua Payne bronze, Declan Foley 8th