Manitoulin posts excellent results at Legion track and field event

Manitoulin athletes were in fine form at the Royal Canadian Legion H track and field meet held recently in Sudbury.

MANITOULIN—Several Manitoulin Island athletes posted excellent results at the Royal Canadian Legion H track and field meet, held at the Laurentian University track in Sudbury.

The Manitoulin delegation was led by Maren Kasunich, of Manitoulin Secondary School. She was first in the girls’ 17 and under 1,500 metre run in a time of 5:10.84, first in the 3000 metre run with a time of 10:55.47, and first in the 2,000 metre steeplechase race in a time of 7:41.75

Mya Balfe took first place in the girls’ 15 and under long jump with a jump of 4.23 metres. She also placed seventh in the girls’ 15 and under 200 metre run.

Brooke Gibeault, representing Track North, placed second in the girl’s 17 and under 200 metre run with .  a time of 28.66 seconds.

In the boys’ 15 and under 100 metre run, Rhyis Arthurs was first with a time of 11.95 second with Kohyn Eshkawkoga in third in a time of 13.08, and Greyson Brewer-Case fourth, in the time of 13.16

In the boys’ 15 and under 200 metre run, once again Rhyis was first in a time of 25.53. Greyson and Kohyn finished second and third with time of 27.17 and 27.53 respecvitley. Dane Gibeault finished in fifth in a time of 28.54.

In the boys’ 15 and under 200 metre run, Manitoulin runners took the top three spots. Rhyis was first in a time of 25.53, Greyson second in 27.17 and Kohny third in 27.53 Dane was fifth with a time of 28.54. Dane was second in the 300 metre run with a  time of 46.65.

Xavier Mara took first spot in the boys’ 15 and under 1,5000 steeplechase (no water jump), in a time of :43.13. He was second in both the 1,200 metre run (4:02.71) and the 2,000 metre run with a time of 6:50.68.

Kohyn finished third in the boys’ 15 and under long jump with a jump of 4.65 metres.

Alan Wilkin, finished seventh in the boys’ 17 and under 400 metre run with a time of 59.59 seconds. Representing MSS he was second in the boys’ 800 mere run with a time of 2:14.62.

Brodie Pennie took top spot in the boys’ 17 and under 3,000 metre run in a time of 10:27.34. He placed second in the boys’ 17 and under 1,500 metre run in a time of 4:42.40.