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Track and Field
Handful of east end athletes make the grade at OFSAA East Regionals
By Fred Sherwin
Orléans Online

Nathan Egert from Caririne Wison Secondary School was among right athletes who qualified for the OFSAA provincial championships during the first day at the East Regional Track and Field Championships in Brockville on Thursday. Fred Sherwin/Photo

The OFSAA East Regional Track and Field Championships kicked off in Brockville on Thursday with a handfull of east end athletes managing to qualify for next week's provincial championships which will also be held in the Thousand Islands city.

Regina Remadji from Ecole secondaire Louis-Riel led the way with a first place performance in the midget girls 200 metrres. Her teammate Lia Hendricks also qualified for provincials with a thrid place finish in the event.

Gloucester Hgh School's Isaiah Moses is going back to the OFSAA championships where he will be competing in the senior boys 400-metre hurdles after finishing second on Thursday in a very tight race which saw the first three runners separated by less than a second..

Colonel By's Alannah McBride qualified in the senior girls 400-metre hurdles with a fourth place finish in the event. Only the top four athletes in each event can earn a ticket to the provincial championships.

Nathan Egert from Cairine Wilson successfully qualified for OFSAA with a second place performance in the midget boys 200 metres. He'll be hoping to qualify in the 100 metres on Day 2 of regionals.

Ding Ran Dai earned a ticket to provincials with a fourth place performance in the junior girls 200 metres. She'll be joined next week by teammates Liam Moore who place second in the junior boys 200 metres and Tim Arbido who placed third in the senior boys 200.

Three other east end athletes just missed out on qualifying for provincials. Cairine Wilson's Alexia Lamothe placed fifth in the junior girls 300-metre hurdles, Marie-Eve Dahms from Beatrice-Desloges placed fifth in the senior girls 400-metre hurdles, and Lindsay Kary from St. Matthew High School missed qualifying in the senior girls 1500 metres by one one-hundredth of a second.

Lamothe and Kary will both get a second chance to qualify in their respective specialties on Friday. Lamothe will be competing in the junior girls 80-metre hurdles and Kary will be hoping to qualify in the senior girls 3000 metres.

Here is a complete list of the athletes competing in Brockville and how they performed...

Midget Boys
200-metres 2nd (24.12) Nathan Egert, Cairine Wilson
200-metres 10th (25.41) Isaac St. Louis, St. Matthew
1500-metre 11th (4:32.01) Cameron Slupeiks, Colonel By

Midget Girls
200-metres 1st (26.18) Regina Rimadji, Louis Riel
200-metres 2nd (26.59) Lia Hendricks, Louis Riel
200-metres 11th (27.47) Cassandra Bourgeois, Gisele-Lalonde
300-metre hurdles 11th (53.11) Mia Wu, Colonel By

Junior Boys
200-metres 2nd (23.66) Liam Moore, Colonel By

Discus 13th (30.06m) Alain Cimankiindi, Samuel Genest

Junior Girls
200-metres 4th (26.55) Ding Ran Dai, Colonel By
300-metre hurdles 5th (46.48) Alexia Lamothe, Cairine Wilson
Triple Jump 10th (9.63m) Victoire Kpade, Colonel By

Senior Boys
200-metres 3rd (22.78) Tim Arbido, Colonel By
1500-metres DNF Sebastian Saville, Colonel By
400-metre hurdles 2nd (55.33) Isaiah Moses, Gloucester
400-metre hurdles 10th (1:01.72) Teddy Dumont, Beatrice-Desloges
Javelin 7th (49.19) Josh Rector, Colonel By

Senior Girls
1500-metres 5th (4:45.60) Lindsay Kary, St, Matthew
1500-metres 15th (5:15.28) Caitlyn Morris, Colonel By
400-metre hurdles 4th (1:05.98) Alannah McBride, Colonel By
400-metre hurdles 5th (1:07:38) Marie Eve Dahms, Beatrice-Desloges
High Jump 11th (1.40m) Jamie Loh, Cairine Wilson
High Jump 15th (1.40m) Caroline Foody, Colonel By

'(Posted 5:30 p.m., May 30)


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