Track team does well, again

  • May. 23, 2008 8:00 a.m.

Submitted by Neal Currie-The Queen Charlotte Secondary Track and Field team won its second meet of the season in Rupert May 10. Despite being the smallest school (by quite a lot), our athletes beat the teams from Mount Elizabeth (Kitimat), Charles Hays, Prince Rupert Secondary, and Hazelton Secondary.In track and field, points are awarded to the first four finishers in each event, and the total number of points earned by the team members determines the team’s placing.The thirteen athletes who competed won a total of 26 first-place, 17 second-place, and 5 third-place ribbons including relays. There were 11 school records set at this meet by Lara Kunz, Brionne Lavoie, Jamie Mould, Jessica Reid, Shawna Williams, and Billy Yovanovich.Many team members had very successful days. Jessica Reid had a strong performance in Senior Girls, winning three events and earning one second, in addition to running the anchor leg of the winning Senior Girls 4x100m team. Billy Yovanovich won two Senior Boys events, and had two very close second place finishes. Ayla Pearson helped our senior girls 4x100m relay team win the race, despite pulling a hamstring, which forced her to jog part of the race. Full results below:Ryan Barnes, 1st 200m, 2nd Triple Jump, 2nd 100m, 2nd Long JumpKye Borserio,1st 800m, 3rd 3000mJeremy Botel,1st Shot Put, 2nd Javelin, 2nd 200mBrionne Lavoie, 1st 3000m, 2nd 1500m, 2nd 800mLara Kunz, 1st 3000m, 2nd 1500m, 2nd Long JumpJames MacKay 2nd 3000mJamie Mould,1st Javelin, 1st Shot Put, 1st 1500mJessica Reid,1st 100m, 1st Long Jump, 1st Triple Jump, 2nd Shot PutShawna Williams,1st 100m, 1st 400m, 1st Long Jump, 1st High Jump, 1st Shot PutBilly Yovanovich,1st 200m, 1st Shot Put, 2nd 200m, 2nd Long JumpSenior Girls 4x100m Relay:1st (Ayla Pearson, Lara Kunz, Shawna Williams, Jessica Reid)Senior Boys 4x100m Relay: 3rd (Jeremy Botel, Brionne Lavoie, Billy Yovanovich, Ryan Barnes)Senior Boys 4x400m Relay: 2nd (Brionne Lavoie, James MacKay, Kye Borserio, Billy Yovanovich)Junior Boys 4x400m Relay: 1st (Ryan Barnes, Jeremy Botel, Jordie Laidlaw, Shawn Marrs).

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