CMPS athletes perform well at Challenge Meet

Yashua Marsland also took first place in the atom boys shot put with a 5.32m shot put toss. photo by Coach Bruce Lindsay

 

SUDBURY—At the Rainbow District School Board Challenge Meet on Tuesday, June 19, three Island athletes from Central Manitoulin P.S. competed along with over 300 athletes from the Sudbury area. 

Maryann Nichols’ best throw in Atom Girls Ball Throw was 16m which gave her the bronze medal with third place overall. Maryann also placed 6th in the 100m dash and 8th in atom girls standing long jump. 

Lily Verboom won gold in the bantam girls shot put with a 6.65m toss. As well, she captured third place in the standing long jump. 

Yashua Marsland also took first place in the atom boys shot put with a 5.32m toss. He placed third overall in standing long jump and sixth place in the atom boys 25m dash.

The Challenge Meet is run by a large number of dedicated volunteers providing opportunities for vision and physically impaired and developmentally delayed students to take part in Track and Field events at Laurentian University.