La Salle students are great sports

Talented sports students at La Salle: back, from left: Joshua Harvey (baseball) and Swaka Lo Buluk (basketball).  Front, from left: Kieran Pittaway (running), Georgia Truscott (swimming), Chloe Truscott (swimming), Emily Godin (swimming), Pierce Pittaway (running) and Nikita Mawhirt (pistol shooting). Picture: David Baylis           d442426
La Salle students are great sports
Talented sports students at La Salle: back, from left: Joshua Harvey (baseball) and Swaka Lo Buluk (basketball). Front, from left: Kieran Pittaway (running), Georgia Truscott (swimming), Chloe Truscott (swimming), Emily Godin (swimming), Pierce Pittaway (running) and Nikita Mawhirt (pistol shooting). Picture: David Baylis         d442426

Several students have won praise from the school and community.

Year 9 student Wani Swaka Lo Buluk represented WA at in the U16 metro team at the Australian Junior Basketball Championships in Tasmania.

Emily Godin and sisters Chloe and Georgia Truscott made the WA swim team, which is set to compete at the National Schools Championships in November in Adelaide.

Year 12 student Joshua Harvey landed a contract with sports recruitment agency NSR Australia and will be travelling to the US next year on a four-year college student-athlete scholarship playing basketball.

Nikita Mawhirt represented WA at the Australian Cadet Fencing Championships this July.

Brothers Pierce and Kieran Pittaway were selected for the Athletics WA team at the Australian Cross Country Championships in Melbourne at the end of August.

La Salle sports coordinator Jodie Walsh said the school offered a variety of sports in curriculum and extracurricular programs.

�We have over 50 teams going out of the school in a variety of sports,� she said.

The school and Walsh were proud of the students and all the hard work they put into training.

�They are extremely talented at their chosen sports but that does come through training hard,� Walsh said.