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UPDATED: South Central track and field team set for provincials

Handful of records fall at district meet; SHSAA championships here June 7-8
A warm, sunny and slightly windy day might seem like the perfect conditions to see all sorts of track and field records fall, but it proved a difficult task at the South Central district track and field meet at Gutheridge Field on Wednesday.

Only two records were broken and two tied in the day-long run of action, two of those in the bantam division.

Gravelbourg’s Olivia Brisebois set a new record in the bantam girls javelin, clearing 24.77 metres to edge Holly Knudsen’s mark of 24.69 set in 2013.

Shaina Gee from Assiniboia Elementary came within a hair’s breadth of a new mark in the bantam girls 80 metre hurdles, recording a time of 14.1 seconds to tie the record set by Bailee Switzer in 2001.

Cornerstone’s Aliyah Block set a new record in the midget girls shot put (see related story) while Maurissa Metz of Vanier also settled for a tie in the midget girls 80 metre hurdles, with her time of 12.7 seconds putting her in the books alongside Kristin Peter and J. Ellertson, who both ran the same time way back in 1989.

Three athletes qualified for swept all four of their events and will represent South Central in their disciplines: Vanier’s Zidane Closs in midget boys (200 metres, 400 metres, long jump, high jump), Mossbank’s Payton Miller in junior boys (100 metre hurdles, long jump, triple jump and javelin) and Peacock’s Alexis Thibodeau in senior girls (100 metres, 200 metres, 80 metre hurdles and high jump).

The Saskatchewan High School Athletic Association provincial championships run Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at Gutheridge Field.

Click here for full results from the bantam division, here for a rundown of results from the midget, junior and senior classes and here for the entries list for provincials.


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