Tan­ton posts re­spectable show­ing

Sum­mer­side na­tive Fin­ishes sev­enth over­all in dis­cus

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Matt Tan­ton posted a very re­spectable show­ing at the Cana­dian junior track and field championships on Fri­day.

The 19-year-old son of Keith and Ch­eryl Tan­ton of Sum­mer­side fin­ished sev­enth over­all in the dis­cus event with a throw of 42.86 me­tres. A to­tal of 17 com­peti­tors com­peted.

Ten Mile House na­tive Bai­ley Smith, who is com­pet­ing in the Se­nior Di­vi­sion, was sched­uled to run in the 100-me­tre semi­fi­nal on Fri­day night. Smith is also ex­pected to com­pete in the 200 me­tres as well.

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