Ottawa’s Terry Fox Athletic Facility hosted the SD&G and Prescott-Russell high school track and field championships last week, with Glengarry District High School’s Kady Jeaurond a multiple gold medallist.
The Grade 11 student-athlete won the 200-metre dash (28.16 seconds), the 400-metre dash (1 minute, 2.53 seconds), and 400metre hurdles (1 minute, 15.79 seconds).
Returning senior Gael Brooke Lapierre earned gold in the 1500 m run (6 minutes, 7.13 seconds) and the 3000 m run (13 minutes, 6.23 seconds). She also took silver in the 800 m (2:59.28), behind Tagwi gold- medallist Annie Bender (2:56.04).
Bender also won the high jump, with a 1.35-metre effort.
Other Gaels garnering gold included Shayla MacNaughton (senior girls shot put, 7.13 m), Jayme McPherson (senior girls javelin, 27.23 m), Ella Campbell (junior girls 3000 m run, 14:17.38), Odin Marfurt- Breakenridge (senior boys high jump, 1.70 m), and Callum Nystrom (midget boys javelin, 27.95 m).
Additional EOSSAA-qualifying results: Nadia Jeaurond (3rd in midget girls javelin, 17.96 m), J. McPherson (2nd in senior girls long jump, 4.46 m), Rowan McPherson (3rd in midget boys 200 m dash, 28.35 s), Carl MarfurtBreakendridge (4th in midget boys 200 m dash, 28.45 s), Rory McKinnon (4th in midget boys 800 m run, 2:38.37), Matthew Heinzle ( 3rd in midget boys 1500 m run, 5:13.15), Josh Picard (3rd in midget boys triple jump, 8.78 m), Odin MarfurtBreakendridge (2nd in senior boys 100 m dash, 12.49 s; 3rd in senior boys long jump, 5.38 m), Zach Prieur (tied for 3rd in senior boys high jump, 1.50 m).
Crusaders claiming event victories were Fiona MacDonald (junior girls 400 m dash, 1:13.06) and Quinton Claude ( midget boys triple jump, 10.36 m).
Pole vaulters qualified based on earlier meet results. Grace Eamer nabbed the top seed in midget girls, with a 2.20 m jump. Teammate Lydia Campbell placed second, also at 2.20 m.
Coach Rory Blackadder notes that Campbell won’t be able to compete at EOSSAA, though, as she broke her ankle during the final week of soccer.
F. MacDonald qualifies for EOSSAA in first, in junior girls pole vault, at 2.20 m.
Other Crusaders eligible for EOSSAA are Hannah Lamarche (4th in midget girls 800 m run, 3:22.13), Eamer (2nd in midget girls 300 m hurdles, 57.22 s), Frances McDonell (2nd in midget girls long jump, 4.22 m), Adriana Richard (4th in midget girls triple jump, 8.16 m), Maggie Hope (3rd in midget girls shot put, 7.80 m), Koral Cook (3rd in junior girls long jump, 3.26 m), Grace Laplante ( 2nd in senior girls 1500 m run, 6:09.60; 3rd in senior girls 800 m run, 3:05.93), Briana Belisle (2nd in senior girls 400 m dash, 1:23.57), Claude (2nd in midget boys 100 m dash, 13.17 s), Wyatt Zimmer (3rd in midget boys 800 m run, 2:37.14), Connor MacDonald (2nd in midget boys shot put, 10.55 m), James Kersley (2nd in junior boys high jump, 1.45 m), Seth Rorabeck (4th in junior boys long jump, 4.65 m), and Owen Robertson (2nd in junior boys shot put, 11.85 m).
Warrior Wyatt Prior won gold in two events: the junior boys 800 m run (2:22.52) and the junior boys 400 m dash (1:01.88).
Tagwi’s junior boys relay team also claimed gold, with a time of 53:03 seconds, edging Holy Trinity by just three one-hundredths of a second.
Also finishing with wins were Andrew Baker (junior boys discus, 30.79 m) and Jack Devries (senior boys 100 m dash, 12.27 s).
Devries took silver in the senior boys long jump, with a 5.99 metre effort.
Other notable Warriors results were Cayden Iwachniuk (2nd in midget girls discus, 20.72 m), Myrah Murray (4th in in midget girls discus, 16.02 m), Jessica Green (3rd in junior girls 100 m dash, 14.68 s; 2nd in junior girls 200 m dash, 31.69 s; 2nd in junior girls 400 m dash, 1:16.79), Pearl Jones (3rd in junior girls 1500 m run, 7:26.62), Matthew Lalonde (2nd in midget boys discus, 17.92 m; 4th in midget boys shot put, 8.00 m), and Rylan Iwachniuk ( 2nd in senior boys discus, 30.45 m).
Rapides winning gold medals last week included Gabrielle Emmons, who topped two tables, winning midget girls discus (20.08 m) and midget girls javelin (21.15 m).
Ninth grader Jimmy Berry claimed three golds, triumphing in the long jump (5.18 m), the triple jump (10.29 m), and the 800 m run (2:23.10).
Eric Cumberbatch placed first in senior boys long jump (5.95 m) and triple jump (11.18 m).
Phillip Gauthier won the midget boys discus, with a 31.26 m throw, and Maxime Brunet captured gold in the junior boys discus (25.29 m).
Other EOSSAA- qualifying results were turned in by Kathleen Sauvé (4th in midget girls 1500 m run, 6:35.27; 2nd in midget girls triple jump, 7.31 m), Lauren Lafleur (2nd in midget girls high jump, 1.25 m; 4th in midget girls long jump, 3.54 m), Emmons (2nd in midget girls shot put, 8.89 m), Jasmine Ladouceur (4th in midget girls shot put, 7.43 m; 3rd in midget girls javelin, 14.48 m), Gauthier (4th in midget boys javelin, 24.36 m), Tanner Legue (2nd in junior boys 800 m run, 1:25.70), Tristan Rochon (3rd in junior boys 100 m hurdles, 17.53 s; 3rd in junior boys triple jump, 10.73 m), Jeffrey Willard (2nd in junior boys high jump, 1.45 m), Jérémy Chénier (4th in junior boys shot put, 9.48 m; 2nd in junior boys discus, 22.02 m), and Patrick Cumberbatch (3rd in senior boys 100 m dash, 12.72 s; tie for 2nd in senior boys high jump, 1.60 m).
Falcon gold medallists included Millie Cameron ( midget girls 80 m hurdles, 15.99 s), Mariam Khan (junior girls 300 m hurdles, 1:15.38), Naomi Kake (open girls 2000 m steeplechase, 9:00.00), Logan Hehn (midget boys 400 m dash, 58.02 s), the midget boys 4by-100 m relay team (52.30 s), Aiden Laird (midget boys discusm 28.23 m), Camdem Latour (junior boys shot put, 13.05 m), David Cholette ( junior boys javelin, 37.28 m), Nicholas Chaput (senior boys 3000 m run, 10:35.28), and Joseph Distephano (senior boys shot put, 11.79 m).
Amongst other notables, Chaput also earned two second-place results: senior boys 800 m run (2:15.07) and 1500 m run (4:50.81).
Julia Allen qualified for EOSSAA in four events: midget girls 800 m run, midget girls 1500 m run, midget girls triple jump, and as a member of the 4- by- 100 m midget girls relay team.
Ella Bowles took silver in the junior girls 100 m dash and as part of the junior girls relay team.