Track athletes compete at Kawartha
By Darren Lum
Published May 17, 2016
Leading the red and white Highlands’ Hawks contingent at the Kawartha Track and Field meet on May 12 at the Thomas A. Stewart Secondary in Peterborough with golden performances were Kenndal Marsden, who won the 200 metre dash and the long jump in the senior age group, and Chaz Whitehead, who won the javelin throw among midgets.
The top eight finishers advanced to the Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics track and field championship.
Joining Marsden and Whitehead will be 30 athletes in 37 events from the field and the track. There were also three 4 x 100 metre relay teams, representing the senior and midget boys and senior girls who advanced.
Kiana Lavergne, 6th 300 m hurdles midget; Kenndal Marsden, 1st 200 m dash senior and 1st long jump; Brynn Meyers, 8th 100 m hurdles senior and 7th triple jump; Shae MacNaull, 7th discus throw senior and 5th javelin throw.
Men - midget
Connor Spence, 2nd 100 m dash, 6th 200 m dash and 9th long jump; Kiefer Harrison, 5th 100 m dash and 2nd 200 m dash; Shawn Walker, 8th 800 m run; Coleman Heaven, 10th 1,500 m run, 2nd 300 m hurdles and 6th triple jump; Shawn Walker, 5th long jump; Louis Muenzel, 20th long jump, 4th javelin throw;
Chaz Whitehead, 3rd shot put, 2nd discus throw and 1stjavelin throw.
Men - junior
Sam Longo, 3rd 1,500 m run; Lucas Bortolussi, 7th triple jump; Zak Shantz, 2nd discus throw; Nolan Flood, 4th javelin throw
Men - senior
Kyle Lavergne, 8th 100 m dash and 4th long jump; Ryan Manning, 7th 1,500 m run, 4th 400 m hurdles and 3rd 2,000 m steeplechase open; Shane O’Reilly, 4th shot put
Matt Wilbee, 5th discus throw; Jacob Bishop, 6th discus throw; Ryan Hill, 2nd javelin throw and 2nd long jump; Jaydon Wood, 7th javelin throw; Chase Burden, 11th javelin throw
Relay teams advancing
Women A, 7th, 4 x 100 m senior – Kiana Lavergne (midget), Kenndal Marsden, Brynn Meyers and Shae MacNaull; men A, 3rd, 4x100 m senior –Ryan Hill, Mac Rider, Jaydon Wood, and Kyle Lavergne
Men A, 3rd, 4 x100 m midget – Kiefer Harrison, Connor Spence, Shawn Walker and Coleman Heaven.
Results provided by meet organizers via Bruce Griffith.