Colonel By runner wins midget boys high school cross-country
finishing a disppointing 11th at last week's East Conference
high school cross-country meet, Cameron Slupeiks had a
lot to prove at Thursday's National Capital championships.
Grade 9 Colonel By Secondary School student was determined
to finish in the top four and qualify for the OFSAA provincial
championships being held at the Hornet's Nest next week.
He ended up doing a couple of spots better than that,
winning the race outright to capture the gold medal.
will be joined at next week's provincial championships
by Lindsay Kary from St. Matthew High School who placed
fourth in the senior girls race after finishing first
at the East Conference meet last week; Maggie Scheunert
from École secondaire publique Garneau who placed second
in the junior girls event; and Scott Leboeuf from Sir
Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School who made it into the
top six in the junior boys race.
who qualified from the east end include Erin Karl from
Louis Riel and Natasha Wong from Gloucester High School
in the midget girls race; and Yannick Morel Banville from
Garneau in the midget boys event.
number of east end runners also qualified for OFSAA by
finishing fourth or better in the team event including
the Colonel By senior boy and senior girls teams; and
the Beatrice-Desloges and Louis Riel midget boys squads.
OFSAA championships will take place on Saturday Nov. 5.
4:30 p.m., Oct. 28)
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