Singleton's finest track and field stars embark on PSSA tournament in Sydney

OFF TO SYDNEY: Singleton's rising stars of the track and field have raced out of the classroom this week to partake in the 2019 NSW PSSA tournament.

OFF TO SYDNEY: Singleton's rising stars of the track and field have raced out of the classroom this week to partake in the 2019 NSW PSSA tournament.

Our region's junior athletic stars will take on the state's best today and tomorrow as Sydney's Olympic Park plays host to the NSW Primary Schools Sports Association Track and Field tournament.

Jerrys Plains Public School sprinter Braith White remains as the one to watch after he already took out the national 100m sprint title in September.

His time of 12.58 in the final, held in Darwin, would guide him to gold by a whisker over his opponents Oscar Irankeje (Queensland) 12.67 and Bill Gbeindeh (Queensland) 12.88.

ONE TO WATCH: Jerrys Plains Public School athlete Braith White pictured in August.

ONE TO WATCH: Jerrys Plains Public School athlete Braith White pictured in August.

Though he also recorded a time of 12.54 in the heats he will need to top Robert Boateng's 11.97 (set in 1998) to break the all time record for his age group.

MEANWHILE Singleton Public School sprinter Lachlan Muddiman will compete in the 12 years and under 100m sprint.

MEETING THE HERO: Lachlan Muddiman (Singleton Public School), Brandon Starc (Olympian and equal Australian record holder for High Jump) and Luca Santry (King Street Public School).

MEETING THE HERO: Lachlan Muddiman (Singleton Public School), Brandon Starc (Olympian and equal Australian record holder for High Jump) and Luca Santry (King Street Public School).

Other promising talents from the region include Dakota Evans, Seth Baker, Jada Fraser, Luca Santry, Maben deSomer, Sophie Stenton, Kaiden Boldery, Eden Hampstead, Seren Hall, Kai Baker and Johnathon Penton.

"Jono will have a busy couple of days because he is running the 100, 200 and relay as well as the high jump," Singleton Striders athletics coach Hilary Kennedy explained.

"Seren Hall is representing for the first time in the 100 and 200 multiclass.

"She has been training with me since zone and I'm really proud of her progress."

Santry will tackle the 100m sprint for the second year and will proudly represent King Street Public School in the relay with her teammates Evans, deSomer and Stenton.

STATE ATHLETICS: Six students will represent King Street Public School in Sydney this week.

STATE ATHLETICS: Six students will represent King Street Public School in Sydney this week.

"They have been training together each week and are really excited to have a good run and represent their school," she added.

"They will all give their very best and be wonderful and proud ambassadors of our town."