DVSS stu­dent ath­lete at­tends ASAA Track and Field Provin­cials for Triple Jump

The Drumheller Mail - - AROUND TOWN - Terri Hux­ley The Drumheller Mail

DVSS st udent a thlete L ucas A ulen­back c om­peted a t the pr ovin­cial le vel of track and field held at the Univer­sity of Al­berta’s Foote Field in Ed­mon­ton on June 2 and 3.

Au­len­back wen t in to t he com­pe­ti­tion w ith a p er­sonal best of 11.43m f rom Z ones held in Cal­gary on May 23. All c om­peti­tors ha ve t hree jumps and then the top eight get anot her t hree jum ps t o de­ter­mine a win­ner based on dis­tance.

With 11.34 me ters needed to move on t o t he s econd round, Au­len­back’s first jump was 10.63 me ters off t he wrong foot. His sec­ond jump was 11.05 me ters and his third jum p w as 10.86m. The even­tual w in­ner of t he T riple Jump man­age d a 12.64m length while s econd plac e was 12.40m w ith t hird plac e at a 12.17m. A ulen­back tie d for 10th place in the prov­ince.

The we ek b efore, A ulen­back and Pa yton Z acharuk par­tic­i­pated in Zones held in Cal­gary on T ues­day May 23, 2017. Zacharuk fin­ishe d, t aking third place in Shot Put . Af­ter plac­ing first in T riple J ump, sixth in L ong Jump, and s eventh in t he 100 me ter da sh, Au­len­back headed off to Provin­cials for his first place vic­tory.

In order to reach Zones at the se­nior high le vel, par­tic­i­pants must place first or s econd at Divi­sion­als. At the Ju­nior High le vel, Bri- anna Const able and An­der - son F reilinger tra velled t o Lin­den on Thurs­day, May 25, for the Ju­nior High Di­vi­sional track meet.

Over­all, Con­sta­ble fin­ished 5th in High Jump and the 400 me­ter da sh. F reilinger fin­ished 6t h in t he 100 me tre race, 4th in the 400 me­tre and 3rd in the 200 me­ter dash. He also c om­peted in t he L ong Jump cat­e­gory.

as Au­len­back makes sixth place in Long Jump dur­ing zones hosted by Cal­gary on Tues­day, May 23, 2017. Au­len­back also com­peted in the 100 me­tre dash with sev­enth place fin­ish as well as first in triple jump, land­ing him a po­si­tion to at­tend provin­cials, held in Ed­mon­ton this year. At provin­cials, Alu­en­back tied for 10th place in Triple Jump. (Sub­mit­ted)

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