Joseph wins Long Jump at Tri-prov­ince Meet

The Southwest Booster - - Opinion -

Six Southwest ath­letes rep­re­sented Saskatchew­an at the Tri-prov­ince Meet in Regina over the week­end against com­pe­ti­tion from Al­berta and

Man­i­toba.

Swift Cur­rent’s Scott Joseph won the Long Jump with a top jump of 7.35 Me­tres to top the near­est com­peti­tor by al­most half a me­tre in the 18-20 West­ern Canada Games Di­vi­sion.

He added a sil­ver medal in the Triple Jump with a 13.38me­tre ef­fort. Joseph, 18, also ran in the 200 Me­tres and won bronze in 22.25 sec­onds.

Joseph was also on the 4×100

Me­tre Re­lay team that won in 42.24 sec­onds.

Joseph will rep­re­sent Saskatchew­an in the 2019 West­ern Canada Sum­mer Games in

Swift Cur­rent, when he will be joined by Swift Cur­rent’s Kalea

Sauder and Leader’s Jack­son

Sit­ter.

Swift Cur­rent’s Madi­son

Lawrence and Hunter Berg will also rep­re­sent Saskatchew­an in their home­town in Spe­cial

Olympics Ath­let­ics at the Sum­mer

Games.

Lawrence, 8, was at the Triprovinc­e Meet and qual­i­fied in both the 200 Me­tres and 400

Me­tres. Berg was un­able to com­pete at the Tri-prov­ince

Meet, but has been in­vited to join Team Saskatchew­an for the Games.

Sauder will com­pete in the

Hep­tathlon at the Games. She tied for third in High Jump in the 18-20 WCSG Di­vi­sion when she cleared the bar at 1.55 me­tres in Regina.

Sauder placed fifth in Long

Jump with a top jump of 5.19 me­tres. She also placed sixth in the 100 Me­tre Hur­dles in 15.75 sec­onds.

Sit­ter will rep­re­sent Saskatchew­an in Triple Jump at the WCSG. He was fourth in the Triple Jump in Regina with a 13.15-me­tre top ef­fort.

Sit­ter placed fifth in Long

Jump with a best jump of 6.41 me­tres. He also ran in the 200

Me­ters and placed fifth in 23.87 sec­onds.

Leader’s Reed Sit­ter placed 10th in the Boys 16-17 Dis­cus

Throw when his best throw trav­elled 22.10 Me­tres. He fin­ished fifth in the Ham­mer

Throw with a 28.55-me­tre toss.

Reed Sit­ter fin­ished sev­enth in Shot Put with an 11.32me­tre heave. He also placed 12th in Javelin with a 24.91me­tre throw.

Webb’s Brandt Leppa had a sev­enth-place show­ing in the

Boys 16-17 Javelin when he pro­duced a top throw of 43.10 me­tres. Leppa also placed 11th in the Dis­cus with a top throw of 21.07 me­tres.

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