City high schoolers shine at SWOSSA track and field

Luc Lacroix of St. Patrick’s High School competes in the midget boys 100-metre race, in which he placed second. Lacroix also placed first in the 200m. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Journal Staff

Athletes from St. Patrick’s, Northern, Great Lakes and Alexander Mackenzie all reached the podium at the SWOSSAA track and field championships last week.

Multi-discipline junior Paige Vrolyk of St. Pat’s brought her A-game to the meet at the Chatham-Kent Community Athletic Complex in Chatham, grabbing gold in triple jump (10.42m) and long jump (5.01m), and a bronze in the 200m, (25.97).

City sprinters also made their mark, snagging numerous top three finishes. The meet held May 17-18 featured 44 events.

Below are the top finishes from city high schools.

MAY 17

Women Triple Jump Junior

1 – Vrolyk, Paige (St. Patrick’s) 10.42m

Women High Jump Senior

3 – Pretty, Breanna (St. Patrick’s H S) 1.49m

Men Discus Throw 1kg Junior

1- Boyce, Matt (Northern) 50.36m

Women Discus Throw Junior

3 – Gould, Delaney (Northern) 27.83m

Men Long Jump Midget

2 – Amaral, Carter (St. Patrick’s) 5.88m

3 – Wildfong, Aiden (St. Patrick’s) 5.71m

Men High Jump Senior

1 – Smith, Sebastian (Northern) 1.96m

3 – Hillyard, Mathieu (Northern) 1.84m

Women High Jump Midget

1 – Sottosanti, Ella (St. Patrick’s) 1.51m

2 – Shirley, Laneigh (Northern) 1.48m

Women Long Jump Junior

1 – Vrolyk, Paige (St. Patrick’s) 5.01m

Men Javelin Throw Midget

2 – Hutchinson, Jack (Northern) 38.87m

Men Discus Throw Senior

1 – Vanos, Johnny (St. Patrick’s) 43.91m

3 – Webb, Zion (St. Patrick’s) 40.51m

Women 200 Metre Dash Wheelchair

1 – LeBlanc, Abby (MacKenzie) 1:54.43

Women 1500 Metre Steeplechase Senior

3 – Scott, Sarah (Northern) 5:36.93

Men 400 Metre Dash Midget

3 – Barron, Carter (Northern) 55.80

Women 100 Metre Hurdles Senior

3 – Minaker, Skyla (Northern) 15.64

Men 100 Metre Hurdles Midget

1 – Smiley, Avery (Northern) 14.71

2 – Palimaka, Dean (St. Patrick’s) 15.06

Men 110 Metre Hurdles Senior

2 – Smith, Sebastian (Northern) 14.56

Women 100 Metre Dash Midget

1 – Pagano, Julia (Northern) 12.95

Men 100 Metre Dash Midget2

2 – Lacroix, Luc, (St. Patrick’s) 11.40

Men 100 Metre Dash Junior

3 – Pugsley, Michael (GLSS) 11.43

Women 1500 Metre Run Junior

2 – White, Kaylee (Northern) 5:09.75

Women 1500 Metre Run Senior

2 – Perkins, Lauren (Northern) 5:00.60

Men 1500 Metre Run Senior

2 – Davies, Andrew (Northern) 4:21.19

Women 4×100 Metre Relay Midget

2 – St. Patrick’s 53.28

Men 4×100 Metre Relay Midget

1 – St. Patrick’s ‘A’ 46.64

3  – Northern ‘A’ 47.64

Men 4×100 Metre Relay Senior

2 – Northern ‘A’ 44.43

MAY 18

Women 800 Metre Run Senior

1 – Perkins, Lauren (Northern) 2:23.80

Women 800 Metre Run Junior

2- White, Kaylee (Northern) 2:27.63

Men 800 Metre Run Midget

1 – Freer, Blake (Northern) 2:12.86

3 – Cullinan, Liam (Northern) 2:14.14

Women 300 Metre Hurdles Midget

2 – Murray, Lauren (St. Patrick’s) 50.21

Men 300 Metre Hurdles Midget

1 – Barron, Carter (Northern) 44.32

Women 200 Metre Dash Junior

3 – Vrolyk, Paige (St. Patrick’s) 25.97

Men 200 Metre Dash Junior

2 – Pugsley, Michael (GLSS) 23.08

Women 200 Metre Dash Midget

2 – Pagano, Julia (Northern) 26.55

Men 200 Metre Dash Midget

1 – Lacroix, Luc (St. Patrick’s) 23.00

Women 3000 Metre Run Senior

3 – Forbes, Caroline (Northern) 11:16.50

Men 3000 Metre Run Senior

3 – Davies, Andrew (Northern) 9:18.79

Men 4×400 Metre Relay Senior

3 – Northern ‘A’ 3:23.24

Women Discus Throw Senior

3 – Bathe-Minard, Avery (Northern) 33.78m

Men High Jump Midget

1 – MacDonald, Braedon (St. Patrick’s) 1.68m

3 – Freer, Blake (Northern) 1.62m

Women Triple Jump Midget

3 – Sottosanti, Ella (St. Patrick’s) 10.43m

Women High Jump Junior

2 – Thibodeau, Emilee (Northern) 1.40m

Men Discus Throw Midget

1 – Laur, Max (St. Patrick’s) 38.90m

Men Javelin Throw 600g Junior

1 –  Doupe, Josh (St. Patrick’s) 53.80m

3 –  Ross, Greg (Northern) 46.13m

Men Shot Put Senior

2 – Webb, Zion (St. Patrick’s) 15.49m

Women Javelin Throw Junior

3 – Ross, Talia (St. Patrick’s) 29.20m

Women Shot Put Senior

1 – Bathe-Minard, Avery (Northern) 11.33m

Paige Vrolyk of St. Patrick's High School won both the junior girls triple jump and long jump at the South Western Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association track and field championships. Here, she competes in the 200m dash, in which she finished third. Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal

Paige Vrolyk of St. Patrick’s High School won both the junior girls triple jump and long jump at the
South Western Ontario Secondary School Athletic Association track and field championships. Here, she competes in the 200m dash, in which she finished third.
Bruce Smith, Special to The Journal