Sarnia to be well represented at cross country championships

Three teams of cross country runners from Northern Collegiate advanced to the all-Ontario high school finals after a strong show at the SWOSSA championships in Windsor on Oct. 25.

Northern’s senior girls’ team finished first, with Bryar Fournie, Caroline Forbes, Lauren Perkins and Kaylee White finishing 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th.

Northern’s senior boys’ team advanced, thanks to a second place finish by Andrew Davies, while the school’s midget boys also moved on.

Other Sarnia-area runners who advanced individually include Sebastian Frenette of St. Patrick’s in midget boys, Blake Freer of Northern in junior boys, and Shailah Allen of Great Lakes in junior girls.

Alexander Mackenzie’s Craig Machan and Mathew Pastorious finished 1st and 2nd in the Men’s and Women’s Para 3K.

Massey of Windsor took overall team title with Northern finishing second.

Local top 10 finishes:

Bryar Fournie, left, and Caroline Forbes paced the senior girls’ cross country team from Northern Collegiate to victory at the Southwestern Ontario high school championship in Windsor on Oct. 25. Fournie and Forbes, who finished 4th and 5th, advance to the all-Ontario championships.
Peggy Shepherd Johnson photo

MIDGET BOYS 4K

Team result: 2 – Northern

3 – Aidan James, Northern

8 – Sebastien Frenette, St. Patrick’s

9 – Rohann Syan, Northern

JUNIOR BOYS 5K

Team result: 4 – Northern

10 – Blake Freer, Northern

JUNIOR GIRLS 5K

Team result: 3 – Great Lakes

4 – Shailah Allen, Great Lakes

SENIOR BOYS 6K

Team result: 2 – Northern

2 – Andrew Davies, Northern

SENIOR GIRLS 6K

Team result: 1 – Northern

4 – Bryar Fournie, Northern

5 – Caroline Forbes, Northern

6 – Lauren Perkins, Northern

8 – Kaylee White, Northern

 PARA BOYS & GIRLS

1 – Craig Machan, Alexander Mackenzie

2 – Mathew Pastorious, Alexander Mackenzie