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Stelly's Places 1st in 13 City Track & Field Events

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Stelly's Places 1st in 13 City Track & Field Events
by Shannon Tong - Thursday, 14 May 2009, 1:57 PM
May 14, 2009

Yesterday afternoon, Stelly's Track & Field team, led by Mr. Kevin Smyth and Mr. Erik Oinonen, competed at the City Track & Field meet at Centennial Stadium. The team competed hard and all students qualified for the Island meet next week. Stelly's place first in 13 events, second in 4 events, third in 4 events, and fourth in 5 events. Overall, Stelly's placed fifth with 18 athletes at the meet. Unfortunately, the team is short only a couple athletes to qualify for the Provincial meet. Six new school records were achieved yesterday:

  • Kelsey Vermilyea in Racewalk
  • Casey Atkin in 400m
  • Dustin Sapala in 300m hurdles
  • Danielle Delage in 300m hurdles
  • Hanna Wiedeman in discus
  • Halley Cote in Triple jump

Top performances:

  • Dustin Sapala 1st in High Jump, Long jump and 300m hurdles
  • Nolan Stubbs 1st in Javelin, Long jump and triple jump
  • Danielle Delage 1st in 200, 300m hurdles
  • Casey Atkin 1st in 400, 2nd in 200m, and 3rd in Discus
  • Jonah Feil 1st in Shot Put
  • Jeff Baker 1st in Long jump, 4th in 200m, 6th in 100m
  • Halley Cote 1st in triple jump, 2nd in 800m, 3rd in 1500m
  • Shauna McInnis 2nd in 800m, and 1500m

Other notables:

  • Dan Yee 3rd in Discus and 6th in Shot Put
  • Hanna Wiedeman 4th in Discus, 6th in Triple jump
  • Joe Salkeld 4th in 800m