Lindsay Thurber track and field athletes pose for a photo during provincials in Medicine Hat this past weekend. (Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School/ Facebook)

Lindsay Thurber track and field athletes pose for a photo during provincials in Medicine Hat this past weekend. (Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School/ Facebook)

Lindsay Thurber Raiders capture multiple medals at track and field provincials

Central Alberta athletes brought home 11 medals

It’s not easy an easy task to do well at provincials no matter what you’re competing in.

But the Lindsay Thurber Raiders track and field team made it look easy.

This past weekend at the 2022 Alberta Schools Athletic Association Track and Field Championships in Medicine Hat, Lindsay Thurber finished second overall on the 4A side with 368.75 total points only trailing Medicine Hat High School.

This included four medals in the javelin. Andrea Braeban finished first in the junior womens’ 500 gram javelin throw at 32.25 metres.

In the intermediate women’s 500g javelin throw, Maddy DeZutter finished second with a 36.31m throw. Lauren Domoney, who competed in the senior women’s 600g javelin throw, finished second after a 35.16m throw. And in senior men’s 800g javelin throw Kage Hansen finished third throwing a monster toss of 46.91m and a third-place finish in pole vault.

Also from Lindsay Thurber, Tricia Madourie captured first in intermediate high jump, clearing 1.63m and second place in long jump, with a leap of 5.13 metres, just behind Amelia Cha of Calgary, who jumped 5.19m.

Mariika Medus from Lacombe Composite High School earned silver in the junior womens’ triple jump event with a jump of 10.56m, just behind Carmen Chu of Edmonton, who went 10.63m.

Penhold’s Katlynne Pasutto finished first in intermediate 80m hurdles bringing home the gold medal in a time of 12.38 seconds. From Sundre, Bailey Nicolai won a bronze medal in the pole vault.

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