Island athletes fare very well at provincial track and field championship

The Recorder

BRAMPTON—Five Manitoulin Island track and field athletes fared very well at the Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Championship, held in Brampton this past weekend. 

In the midget girls’ high jump, Sophie Hietkamp placed fifth (tied) provincially with a height of 1.45 metres, 10th in the triple jump with a distance of 9.43 metres and 11th in the long jump at 4.45 metres. 

In the midget girls’ high jump, Whittier Dwyer-Gauthier was eighth with a jump of 1.40 metres, and 13th in the girl’s triple jump with a distance of 8.54 metres.

Ava Assinewai finished eighth in the girls’ 800-metre run in a time of 2:33.01, ninth in the high jump with a jump of 1.35 metres and 13th in the girls’ 300-metre dash in a time of 47.06.

Maren Kasunich placed seventh in the midget girls’ 2,000-metre run in a time of 6:56.53 and tenth in the girls’ 1,200-metre race with a time of 3:56.52.

As well, Keaton Gauthier finished eighth in the boys’ high jump—a height of 1.6 metres, and ninth in the boys’ triple jump with a distance of 9.86 metres.