C.C. McLean primary Grades track and field championship winners crowned

This C.C. McLean public school athlete takes part in the running long jump, one of seven events students in the primary grades took part in at the track and field championships, held last week.

GORE BAY—The primary grades track and field championships were held at Charles C. McLean Public School in Gore Bay June 16, with some impressive results posted, including a new record being set in one of the events.

Rowyn Pfeifer, in the girls’ eight-year-old division took top spot overall with a perfect score of 21 (having finished first in all seven events she took part in). Rowan also established a new school record in the  200 metre run, in her division. She posted a time of 38.31 seconds to post the new record, which had been set in 2010.

Placing second and third in the girl’s eight-year-old division was Emily Deremo with 12 points and Aria Wright with nine points, respectively. In the boys’ division, Brady King took first place with 17 points, followed by Kane Noble in second with 15 points and Nate Allison with three points in third.

In the girls’ six-year-old category, three sisters took the top three positions. Aryanna Allison garnered first place with 11.5 points. She was one point ahead of Breelynn Allison (10.5 points), with Cheyenne Allison with five points, finishing third. In the boys’ division, Dawson Honess was first with 15.5 points. He was followed by Alex Woods with 11.5 points in second place, and Nixon Lane third with seven points.

Suzy Dupont led the way in the girls’ seven-year-old division, with 16 points. Finishing second and third respectively were Zuri Mwangi (14 points) and Lily Wiwchar (nine points). In the boys’ division Matthew Merrylees took top spot with a total of 15 points. Miller Bush placed second with 11 points, one better than Cameron Chaytor (10 points), who finished in third place.