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