Area students shine at English and French board-wide track and field championships
By Fred Sherwin
member of the Henry Larsen Elementary School
interediate boys 4x100 relay team hands the
baton off to a teammate during the Ottawa
District School Board board-wide track and
field championships on June 16. Fred Sherwin/Photo
local track and field season came to an end last week
with board-wide meets taking place for the Ottawa-Carleton
District School Board, the Ottawa Catholic School Board
and the two French-language boards which ran a combined
up were the French language boards which held two meets,
one for large schools on June 12, and one for small schools
the following day.
McDonald from LÉtolie de lEst won the
high jump for eight- and nine-year-old girls; Emily St-Pierre
from Alain-Fortin won the 400-metre final for 10-year-olds
girls; Monet Bourque from St-Joseph dOrléans
placed first in the long jump for 10-year-old girls; Chantal
Ethier from De la Découverte won the 100-metre
dash for 10-year-old girls, while teammates Skylar Templeton
and Zoé Lortie did the same in the 200- and 400-metre
events respectively. The three girls were then joined
by Marika Schryburt to win the 4x100 metre relay for 10-year-old
Marleau from École élémentaire catholique
Arc-en-Ciel won the long jump for 11-year-old girls; and
Alexa Danis from Des Pionniers in Fallingbrook placed
first in the shotput for 11-year-old girls.
the boys, Antwaan Miller from Arc-en-Ciel paced first
in the 200-metres for 10-year-old boys and second in the
100-metre dash; Frédèric Girard from L'Étolie
de lEst won the 400-metre final for 11-year-old
boys; Justin Knight from De la Découverte placed
frst in the 800-metres; Adrien Laflamme from LEtoile
de LEst won the high jump for 11-year-old boys;
and Mathis Mainville from Découverte placed first
in the shotput.
Ottawa Catholic School Board held their intermediate track
and field championships on June 15 with St. Peter High
School managing to bring home several first place ribbons,
in-cluding in both the Grade 7 and Grade 8 girls 4x100
metre relays; the Grade 7 girls 400-metres; the Grade
7 girls long jump; and the Grade 8 girls 200-metres.
Ottawa District School Board held its board-wide champ-ionships
on June 16 with a number of local athletes picking up
first place ribbons.
Ernest from Trillium Elementary School in Falling-brook
was a double winner with victories in the Grade 7 girls
high jump and long jump; and Rory Lochner from Maple Ridge
Ele-mentary School won the Grade 7 girls shotput.
the boys side, Kayden Albert from Henry Larsen Elementary
School won the bantam boys 200-metre final, while team-mate
Mathew Reynolds placed first in the bantam boys shotput.
Clemons from Henry Munro Elementary School in Beacon Hill
won the intermediate (Grade 8) 800- and 1500-metre finals;
and teammate Carl Mallet placed first in the bantam boys
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