Monday, July 23, 2007

Provincial Legion Championship Results

Provincial Legion Championships - Ottawa
July 20-21, 2007

Athletes from Sudbury's Track North Athletic Club returned from the Ontario Legion Track and Field Championships with four medals and one qualifier for the National Legion Championships.
Representing Track North and Legion District H, Grace Thomson won the 80m hurdles in the Under-15 category with a time of 12.33. Thomson qualified for the National Championships, to be held Canadian Forces Base Gagetown, in Oromocto New Brunswick, in early August. A grade-10 student at Lockerby Secondary, she will participate in a week long training camp, culminating in the national championship meet. All expenses will be paid by the Royal Canadian Legion.

Caroline Erhardt, of Espanola, won two medals in the 15 and under category, jumping 5.10 metres in the long jump for a silver medal, and 10.97 for a bronze in the triple jump. She also competed in the 800m, where she placed 8th with a time of 2:29.85.

Ross Proudfoot, also in the 15 and under category, won a bronze medal in the 1500m with a time of 4:14.95. He narrowly missed another medal, placing 4th in the 3000m with a time of 9:30.44.

Other athletes included Tianna Deck, who placed 6th in the long and triple jumps, and 10th in the 100m; Alannah MacLean, 8th in the 100m and 13th in the 200m, Brett Deck, 8th in both the long and triple jumps and Eric Roque, 9th in the 100m and 11th in the 200m

Girls 15 and Under
Grace Thomson
(15 and Under)
80m Hurdles, 1st, 12.33
100m, 11th, 13.47

Caroline Ehrhardt (15 and Under)
Long Jump, 2nd, 5:10
Triple Jump, 3rd, 10.97
800m, 8th, 2:29.85

Alannah MacLean
100m, 8th, 1303
200, 13th, 28.28

Boys 15 and Under
Ross Proudfoot
(15 and Under)
1500m, 3rd, 4:14.95 (PB - Ross was running on a sprained ankle).
3000m, 4th, 9:30.44

Brett Deck
Long Jump, 8th, 5.43
Triple Jump, 8th, 11.15

Girls 17 and Under
Tianna Deck
100m, 10th, 13.26
Long Jump, 6th, 4.96
Triple Jump, 6th, 10.17

Boys 17 and Under
Eric Roque
100m, 9th, 11.52
200m, 11th, 23.67