Grace O’Dwyer wins her heat of the Stawell Women’s Gift at Central Park on Saturday. Photo: Justin Whitelock
STAWELL GIFT HEATS IN PICTURES
THE big news at the end of the day is that Tasmanian sprinting sensation Jack Hale is through to Monday’s Stawell Gift semi-finals.
He progressed as one of the fastest losers from Saturday’s heats.
Making his Stawell debut off a tight mark of 2.25m, he finished second toBikramjeet Singhin his heat.
Jack Hale hits the line in his Stawell Gift heat. Photo: Justin Whitelock
BALLARAT will have three runners in Monday’s Stawell Women’s Gift semi-finals, with Cleo Anderson and Tara Domanschenz producing two of the 12 fastest losing heat times.
They join heat winner 16yo Grace O’Dwyer.
Heat winners: Anna Pasquali 14m (13.414 seconds), Lynette Viney 9.75m (13.42), Caitlin Hawks 12m(13.484), Sophia Power 11m (13.503), Melanie Purkiss 10.25m (13.521), Grace O’Dwyer 10.25m (13.325, Tierra Exum 12m (13.596), Natasha Hughes 10.5m (13.602), Stephanie Jinks 14m (13.676, Olivia Fien 10.5m (13.694), Angela Phillips 14m (13.696), Tara Hawking 7m (13.745), Kirsty Stevens 12.5m (13.871), Melissa Breen scr (13.889), Tori West 11m (14.01), Morgan Mitchell 5.5m (14.03).
Fastest losers: Sarah Blizzard 9.5m (13.554), Kelly McDonnell 12.5m (13.591), Lauren Wells 5.25m (13.628), Genevieve Brooks 12m (13.63), Hayley Openshaw 12.5m, (13.637), Keely Henderson 13.75m (13.639), Ella Nelson 2.75m (13.675), Cleo Anderson 12.5m (13.684), Rosamond Gilden 14m (13.69), Cara Boustead 13.25m (13.725), Tara Domaschenz 7m (13.775), Elly Graf 3.75m (13.791)
And the wins keep coming for Ballarat athletes at Central Park.
This it’s young Max Procaccino in the little aths 80m.
Junior POD-squader Max Procaccino wants to run like his brother. So he dug deep to win Little Aths 800m sash #Stawellpic.twitter南京夜网/a0sNWtaMnX
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015.
Nice shady spot for @Stawell_Gift bookies. Still finalising odds for gifts. Houlihan early fav in Gift pic.twitter南京夜网/MrB63WaykR
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015HEAT 19 – Kevin Brittain 7m 1, Andrew Boudrie 7.25m 2. Time: 12.32
HEAT 18 – Liam Shepherd 8m 1, Bryce Teo 6.25m 2. Time: 12.32
HEAT 17 – stablemaster Paul Tancredi 7.25m 1, Jack D’Arcy 7m 2. Time: 12.32s
HEAT 16 – Daniel Steinhauser 8.5m 1, Christian Foster 6m 2. Time: 12.35s
HEAT 15 – Luke Stevens 2.5m 1, Luke Whitney 7.25m 2. Time: 12.51s
Aus fastest schoolboy Jack Hale gutsy run. He was edged out in heat 14. Loved Stawell atmosphere pic.twitter南京夜网/h1l65MHlfq
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015HEAT 13 – Brendan Matthews 6.75m 1, Jake Hammond 2m 2. Time: 12.32s
HEAT 12 -Nathan McNab 9m 1, Matt Carter 2m 2. Time: 12.53s
TIME for a break. Need a breather
HEAT 11 – Tim Eschebach 6.75m 1, Jordan Caldow 1.75m 2. Time: 12.30s
HEAT 10 – Highly fancied Brandon Galic 5.75m1, Ryan McNamara 6.75m 2. Time: 12.40s
HEAT 9 – Luke Houlihan 7.25m 1, Edward Ware 8.25m 2. Time: 12.06
BREAKING NEWS: Scratchman Mitchell Williams-McSwain scratched from heat 9
HEAT 8- Stuart Rooke 9m 1, Dylan Panizza 7.75m 2. Time: 12.24s
HEAT 7 – Dean Scarff 5.5m 1, Ballarat’s Shane Woodrow10m 2.Time: 12.40s
HEAT 6 – Will Johns 5m 1, Matthew Harvey 10m 2. Time: 12.48s
Bendigo Black Opal winner Liam Procaccino, from Ballarat next. Commentary says he’s a “runner of interest” #StawellGift
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015HEAT 2 -Jack Newman 6.5m1, Ballarat’sNathan Dixon 10m 2.Time: 12.37
HEAT 1 -Ryan Bedford 4.5m 1, Dylan Hicks 9.75m 2. Time: 12.46s
Stawell Gift heats get under way at 1.10pm.
#StawellGift final instructions. Heat one up next! pic.twitter南京夜网/pzbzuDfpD0
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015HEAT 15 – Anna Pasquali 14m 1, Lauren Bucanan 11m 2. Time 13.42s
HEAT 14 – Tara Hawking 7m 1, Cara Boustead 12.25m (after break)2.Time 13.75s
HEAT 13 – Sophia Power 11m 1, Ararat’s Sarah Blizzard 9.5m 2. Time: 13.5s. HollyDobbyn 4th (unconfirmed)
Defending champ Holly Dobbyn from Ballarat, up next. Tough assignment on 6.5m, limited prep
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015HEAT 11 – Tierra Exum 12m 1, Lilly Castle 11m 2. Time 13.60s
HEAT 10 – Caitlin Hawks 12m 1, Lauren Wells 5.25m 2. Time 13.48s
HEAT9 -Angela Phillips 14m 1, Rachael Carnegie 12m 2. Time 13.70s
#Stawell women’s gift, heat 8: Ballarat’s Cleo Anderson 12.5m pipped by StepJinks 14m. Time 13.68s #MoreThanARacepic.twitter南京夜网/fwJln7ZTEI
— The Courier Sport (@sportcourier) April 4, 2015HEAT 7 – Kirsty Stevens 12.5m 1, Jess Payne 11.5m 2. Time 13.87s
HEAT 6 -Olivia Fien 10.5m 1, Emma Yates 11.5m 2, Time: 13.70s.
HEAT 5: -Natasha Hughes 10.5m 1, Hayley Openshaw 12.5m 2. Time: 13.6s
Ballarat’s Grace O’Dwyer takes out fourth heat. Excellent time.
HEAT 4 – Grace O’Dwyer 10.25m 1, Monica Brennan3.5m 2.Time: 13.53s
HEAT 3 -Melanie Purkiss 10.25 1, Kelly McDonnell 12.5m 2. Time: 13.52s
HEAT 2- Tori West 11m 1,Katie Moore 8m 2. Time: 14.01s
Melissa Breen (scr) draws first blood in women’s gift – winning opening heat.
HEAT 1 – Mel Breen scr 1, KarlyTafft 14m 2.Time: 13.81s
All is set for Stawell Gift heats at Central Park. Photo: Melanie Whelan
The women’s gift heats begin at 12.05pm with Ballarat’s Holly Dobbin the defending champion.
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