Island athletes return with bronze medals at recent Acadian Games in N.B.
Three Island athletes stepped up to the podium at the recent Acadian Games in Fredericton, N.B., each bringing home a bronze medal.
Joel Gallant of Wellington earned bronze in the 2,000 metres and finished fourth in the 1,200 metres, Mackenzie Hambly, also of Wellington, placed third in shot put.
Miscouche’s Cameron Milligan was third in the high jump.
In other results, the mixed under-12 mini handball lost 25-22 to Kent of New Brunswick in the bronze medal game and the mixed mountain bike team placed fifth.
P.E.I. finished eighth of nine teams on the medal list.
Sud-Est of New Brunswick finished first with 27 gold and 60 overall medals.