Cataline elementary’s Bjorn Sigalet-Hunt (left) and Chilcotin Road elementary’s Sam Powers go head to head in the 100-metre final in the boys’ 9-10 age group June 8 at Columneetza secondary.

Cataline elementary’s Bjorn Sigalet-Hunt (left) and Chilcotin Road elementary’s Sam Powers go head to head in the 100-metre final in the boys’ 9-10 age group June 8 at Columneetza secondary.

Hundreds take part in Williams Lake district track meet

The annual School District No. 27 tradition continued early June with the grades 4-7 Williams Lake Elementary Track and Field Meet.

The annual School District No. 27 tradition continued early June with the grades 4-7 Williams Lake Elementary Track and Field Meet.

Nine schools and 450 athletes took part combining for 1,367 entries in multiple track and field events.

Each age group had between four to seven events for athletes to qualify for through their schools’ track and field meets.

Kelvin Parent, district track and field co-ordinator, said volunteers, including teachers and parents, who helped make the event run smoothly, reached upwards of 60 people.

“This year the weather, as always, was a factor but all in all the week went very smoothly,” he said.

The following are the gold-, silver- and bronze-medal aggregate winners for each age group:

• Male Individual 9-10 — 1. Sam Powers (Chilcotin Road); 2. Bjorn Sigalet-Hunt (Cataline); 3. Ethan Ransome (Cataline).

• Male Individual 11 — 1. Tanner Dyck (Kwaleen); 2. Cade Enns (Mountview); 3. Jaxon Passeri (Kwaleen).

• Male Individual 12 — 1. James Kaufman (Nesika); 2. Dylan Derose (Kwaleen); 3. Denzel Jackson (Nesika).

•Male Individual 13-14 — 1. Hunter Mennie (Cataline); 2. Braeden Pickard (Mountview); 3. Jakob Larmand (Mountview).

• Female Individual 9-10 — 1. Paige Outhouse (Cataline); 2. Ali Waterhouse (Kwaleen); 3. Claire Brown (150 Mile).

• Female Individual 11 — 1. Bronwyn Pocock (Kwaleen); 2. Jaymie Grove (Chilcotin Road); 3. Cassidy Wiggins (150 Mile).

• Female Individual 12 — 1. Kassidy Herrick (Nesika); 2. Ayme Desmond (Mountview); 3. Kassandra Harrison (150 Mile).

• Female Individual 13-14 — 1. Grace Outhouse (Cataline); 2. Faith Outhouse (Cataline); 3. Brittany Zimmer (150 Mile).

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