Local athletes win 31 medals at provincial track and field meet

Central Alberta athletes captured four gold medals — and 31 medals overall — in the provincial high school track and field championships at Calgary during the weekend. Leading the way were gold medalists Brayden Posyluzny of Notre Dame, who won gold in the junior boys long jump (6.36 metres), Halley Flexhaug of Delburne, who was golden in the junior girls triple jump (10.64m), Dacia Gramlick of Stettler, who took top honours in the junior girls long jump (5.43m) and junior girls 1,500m champ Emily Lucas of Innisfail (4:56.90).

Central Alberta athletes captured four gold medals — and 31 medals overall — in the provincial high school track and field championships at Calgary during the weekend.

Leading the way were gold medalists Brayden Posyluzny of Notre Dame, who won gold in the junior boys long jump (6.36 metres), Halley Flexhaug of Delburne, who was golden in the junior girls triple jump (10.64m), Dacia Gramlick of Stettler, who took top honours in the junior girls long jump (5.43m) and junior girls 1,500m champ Emily Lucas of Innisfail (4:56.90).

Other Central Alberta medal winners:

Silver — Int. girls long jump: Bryna Cline, Lindsay Thurber, 4.91m; Int. boys shot put: Jonathon Allan, Eckville, 12;76m; Jr. girls 3,000m: Emily Lucas, Innisfail, 10:41.21; Sr. girls 3,000m: Jordanna Cota, Hunting Hills, 10:41.96; Sr. boys 100m hurdles: Austin Granson, Lacombe, 14.02 seconds; Sr. girls pole vault: Haley Lukacs, Sundre, 2.75m; Jr. boys high jump: Dallas Wild, Sundre, 1.86m; Jr. girls high jump: Mackenzie Ramsell, Innisfail, 1.50m; Jr. girls long jump: Ramsell, 5.27m; Sr. girls triple jump: Lukacs, 10.63m; Int. boys javelin: Ian Vanderhoek, Central, 53.55m; Sr. girls javelin: Teanna Moar, Hunting Hills, 32.34m.

Bronze — Jr. boys 800m: David Erasmus, St. Thomas Aquinas, 2:03.66; Sr. boys 800m: Matt van Mulligan, Hunting Hills, 1:57.45; Sr. boys 100m hurdles: Dallas Higham, Lindsay Thurber, 14.34 seconds; Jr. girls pole vault: Nicole Schultz, Olds, 2.15m; Sr. girls pole vault: Alex Groves, Olds, 2.45m; Jr. boys long jump: Kai Poffenroth, Bentley 1.83m; Sr. girls high jump: Sarah Ubells, Central, 1.58m; Jr. girls triple jump: Chantel Park, Lacombe, 10.44m; Jr. boys triple jump: Dallas Wild, Sundre, 12.62m; Int. boys shot put: Ian Vanderhoek, Central, 12.48m; Int. girls javelin: Beth Fodor, Lacombe, 32.70m: Jr. girls 3,000m: Kirsten Ramsay, Lacombe, 11:21.55; Jr. girls discus: Paige Leek, Caroline, 27.97; Sr. boys 400m: Garrett Engert, Lindsay Thurber, 51.59m; Sr. girls 400m: Jessica van Mulligan, Hunting Hills, 1:00.20.

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