Highlights from NCSSAA East & West Conference Championships

By Zach Quevillon

This week saw the East + West conference championships take place at Terry Fox. While many Lions advanced to the city Championships, some standout performances included:

EAST CONFERENCE

Audrey Gilmour dipping under 59 seconds in the Junior girls 400m – 58.93 for a shiny new pb
Zoe Gardiner pb’ing with a 2:22 in the junior girls 800m and 4:53 in the 1500m
Vienna Courteau flying past the 5m barrier in the long jump – 5.09m for the win
Yannick Meredith breaking the meet record in the midget boys 400m! – 52.58
Andile Mabaleke breaking the meet record in the midget boys 100m hurdles! – 14.60
Yannick Meredith and Charles Asselin contributing to the De La Salle midget boys 4x100m record breaking performance at 47.30!
Sam Robinson doubling up, winning the Junior boys 100m + 200m dash
Owen Pensom doubling up, winning the Junior boys 800m + 1500m
Sebastien Cino with a huge pb to run 9:31 in the Junior boys 3000m
Zach Bryant, David Adeleye, and Ben Robinson going 1-2-3 in the senior boys 100m final 11.25 – 11.44 – 11.44
Zach Meredith and Joe Fast dominate 400-800-1500-3000m for the 3rd year in a row, this time as first year seniors.
Wariso Dullo breaks the senior boys javelin record with his throw of 52.31m!

WEST CONFERENCE

Katie Manor found her form again despite a poor start roaring to a 12.71 victory in the junior girls 100m
Elllie Munro led from the gun in the Junior girls 200m winning in 26.44
Helena Jovic is back from a year abroad, picking up where she left off winning the 400m (58.82) and 400mh (1:04.27)
Emma Dobson Takoff consolidated her first year of training with a win in the senior girls triple jump, leaping to 10.50m
Madison Maclean broke the meet record in the senior girls javelin, knocking on the 40m door with a 39.57m throw
Luca Nicoletti stormed to triple gold in the midget boys 100m (11.74), 100mh (14.76) and meet record 300mh (42.40) Old record – 44.39!!
Thomas Kukla-Colby uttered his famous tagline WHOOSHKIMA as he raced to a 400m pb and victory in 54.26
Manny Fernandez edged training partner Kyle Porter in the midget boys 1500m – 4:35 to 4:36
Dani Hassan was victorious in the junior boys 100m @ 11.80
Josh Foster dominated the senior boys  horizontal jumps winning both long (6.47m) and triple (14.08m)
Brandon Ovington, not wanting to be outdone, won the shot put (17.07m) and discus (47.21.m) with a combined margin of victory in excess of 16m.

Wishing all the best to our athletes at the City championships next week. A full list of East Regional qualifiers will be posted at the end of the meet! EOSSA and Western Quebec championships are also taking place. Good luck to all!