RUSSELL -– The North Dundas District High School (NDDHS) track and field team had another strong showing during an invitational meet at Russell High School Tues., May 1.
Shaina Vandemheen excelled with a 1st place finish in the 400-metre hurdles, 2nd in the 200-metre event, and 4th in the 80-metre.
Mia Ziegler ended up on the podium twice with a couple of 3rd place finishes in 80-metre hurdles and 300-metre hurdles. Dylan Barkley also grabbed 1st in the 400 m hurdles.
Zac Hamilton placed 1st in long jump, improving from his 2nd place finish in Carleton Place.
Alayna Gaudette finished 2nd in javelin and 6th in shot-put while Jessica Barkley finished 3rd in javelin and 9th in long-jump.
Other top 10 finishes included Ashley Wasylko Fletcher (7th 800-metres, 8th 1,500-metres), Katy Van Schyndel (7th javelin) Justin Schoenfeld (8th 800-metres, 8th 1,500-metres), Christie Douglas (9th long-jump) and Ashley Wheeler (9th 1,500-metres)
The relay team of Zac Hamilton, Parker Watt, Justin Schoenfeld and Shaina Vandemheen finished 3rd in 4×100-metre event.
The SD&G championships were held Tues., May 8 in Ottawa and EOSSAA will be held Thurs., May 24 to Fri., May 25 in Kingston.