7:30 a.m., June 3)
athletes off to good start at OFSAA track and field championships
By Fred Sherwin
Isaiah Moses, seen here winning the senior boys 400-metre event at the NCSSAA
track and field championships, qualified with the thrid fastest time in the event
at the OFSAA championships in Sudbury Thursday night. Fred Sherwin/Photo|
OFSAA track and field championships got underway in Sudbury last night and several
east end athletes have already figured themselves into the mix by quailfy for
their event finals.
Tuck from Colonel By placed fourth in her heat in the senior women's 1500-metres
to make it through to Friday's final, while National Capital 1500 junior champion
Lindsay Kary from St. Matthew qualified for the junior final.
Moses from Gloucester High School finished second in his heat to advance to the
senior boys 400-metre final with the third fastest time overall, and the Colonel
By senior boys 4x100 metre relay team of Tolu Makinde, David Mputu, Tim Aribido
and Sebastien Saville managed to grab the eighth and final qualifying spot for
the 4x100 final.
who didn't make the cut include Anne Dai from Colonel By who missed out on qualifying
for the midget girls 400 metre final by a mere one-tenth of a second and fellow
Cougar Alicia Barban who placed 12th in the senior girls heats.
is a full list of how local atheletes did during the first day of competition
at the OFSAA track and field championships in Sudbury.
Triple Jump 17th (11.48) Jack Han, Colonel By
400-metres 9th (1:01.71) Annie Dai, Colonel By
(5:05.56) Maggie Scheunert, Garneau
4x100 metre relay 18th (47.00) Colonel By (Josh Rector, David Mputu,
Al Itani, and Jeff Graham)
400-metres 15th (1:01.16) Magdeline Sims, Colonel By
12th-q (4:55.67) Lindsay Kary, St, Matthew
400-metres 3rd-q (48.99) Isaiah Moses, Gloucester
8th-q (43.28) Colonel By (Tolu Makinde, Tim Aribido, Sebastien Saville, David
400-metre 12th (58.66) Alicia Barban, Colonel By
(4.42.38) Kathryn Tuck, Colonel By
story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local
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