School track meet a hit at Haley

The Grade 5 and 6 track and field boys titles fell to two Rossland athletes at the SD20 elementary school track and field meet.

The Grade 5 and 6 track and field boys titles fell to two Rossland athletes at the School District 20 elementary school track and field meet at Haley Park last week.

Simon Hills of Rossland’s MacLean Elementary School won the individual overall individual track and field title for Grade 5 boys on Tuesday, June 4, while Ethan Jang of Rossland Secondary School (RSS) was all around top boys athlete in Grade 6.

About 250 athletes from eight schools participated in the annual event with 16 records being broken, 10 of them on the track.

Fruitvale’s Macy Verigin set two records for Grade 5 girls in the 400 metre and the high jump, while school mate Josh Mason broke three records for Grade 4 boys in the 100 m., 800 m., and 4×100 relay. Mason also won first in the long jump and took the overall individual award for Grade 4 boys.

Glenmerry’s Megan Caron took top honours in Grade 4 girls, while Verigin took the girls Grade 5 title.

In Grade 6 girls there was a three-way tie between Eva D’Odorico of RSS, Camryn Haines of Fruitvale, and Ella Mayer of St. Michael’s.

Jackson Konklin of St. Michaels and Josh Fogul of Kinnaird tied for top boys award in Grade 7, while Glenmerry’s Emma Caron won it in the girls division.

Fruitvale Elementary won the overall team title with most points in total followed by Glenmerry and RSS.

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