KINGSTON – It was another successful day for the North Dundas District High School track and field team at the EOSSAA championships held Thurs., May 24 and Fri., May 25.
The day was marked by several personal bests from NDDHS athletes, and Curtis Bell and Zac Hamilton moving on to the East Regionals.
Bell, a junior, finished 10th in the 100-metres (12.3s), sixth in the 200-metres (25.73s) and third in the 300-metre hurdles (44.41s). Bell has decided to focus only on the hurdles despite qualifying for the 200-metre event as the competitions will be run back-to-back at East Regionals.
Zac Hamilton, another junior, finished second in the long jump with a distance of 6.09 metres and will join Bell as the only representatives from NDDHS Thurs., May 31 and Fri., June 1 in Kingston.
Liam Antille had a couple top-10 finishes with a ninth place finish in the 100-metre hurdles and a seventh place finish in the 300-metre hurdles.
Junior Alayna Gaudette placed 10th in javelin with a distance of 24.33 metres while Tyler Snelson finished ninth in the 200-metres (26.33s), eighth in long jump (5.90 m) and 17th in the 100-metres (12.94s.)
The junior 4×100-metre relay team came in seventh with a time of 49.25s while the midget relay team was disqualified for passing the baton outside of the zone.
Other notable finishes include Ashley Wasylko Fletcher 17th in the 800-metres (2:51.58) and 14th in the 1,500-metres (6:17.33); Amber Harper 17th in shot put (7.40m); Fabienne Puenter 19th in 800-metres (3:04.26), 12th 300-metre hurdles (1:03.84), and 12th steeplechase (6:37.53); Parker Watt was 19th in the 100-metres (12.98s) and 13th in long jump (4.71 m); Justin Schoenfeld finished 13th in the 800-metres (2:29.73) and 16th in the 1,500-metres (5:03.15); and senior Ashley Wheeler was 17th in the 1,500-metres (6:25.93), 20th in long jump (3.34 m) and 14th steeplechase (6:50.02).