A spot in the cluster squad was the target of each athlete who took part in the primary and independent schools in Polokwane and Seshego during the Pietersburg Circuit athletics meeting held at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday.
The young athletes showed their talent and skill on track and field under the watchful eyes of their excited parents, guardians and educators all of whom lend their support wholeheartedly..
Leon Maakamedi, Chairperson of Pietersburg Cluster Athletics explained that they wanted to select a team that will represent Pietersburg Circuit at the Polokwane Cluster athletics meeting scheduled for today (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday) at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium.
Maakamedi said the team will comprise of top three athletes in field events and top 2 athletes in sprint events from the meeting. “We are happy with what we saw in the track and field events. Most of the athletes were in the provincial squad last year. We want to keep that core and we are hopeful that we will come up with strong squad that will represent the Pietersburg Circuit well at the Polokwane Cluster meeting,” Maakamedi concluded.
At the time of going to press the organising committee was still finalising the team.
Story and photos: Herbert Rachuene