City high schools set the pace at cross country regionals

Ryan Davies of Northern Collegiate finished first in novice boys cross country at SWOSSA and is headed to the all-Ontario championships. He his seen here at the Lambton-Kent finals, which he also won. Peggy Shepherd Johnson Photo

Journal Staff

Sarnia high schools will send six team teams to the all-Ontario cross country championships after posting strong results at the Southwest regional finals on Oct. 23.

Northern Collegiate is sending four teams to provincials — novice boys and senior boys, and novice girls and senior girls — after each finished in the top two at SWOSSA in Windsor.

St. Patrick’s also had two teams qualify, novice girls and junior boys.

Also qualifying were three individual runners from St. Pat’s: Connor Bracewell (novice boys), Lulu Owens (junior girls) and Owen Norland (senior boys).

Nearly 600 athletes from 15 secondary schools in Southwestern Ontario participated in the meet.

Listed here are top five finishers from Sarnia schools

NOVICE GIRLS

2 – Alaina Burns, Northern

5 – Morgan Colameco, St. Pat’s

NOVICE BOYS

1 – Ryan Davies, Northern

4 – Tanner Winegard, Northern

JUNIOR GIRLS

4 – Lulu Owens, St. Pat’s

JUNIOR BOYS

3 – Dylan Dupuis, St. Pat’s

4 – J.J. Fogarty, St. Pat’s

SENIOR GIRLS

4 – Bryan Fournie, Northern

SENIOR BOYS

2 – Owen Norland, St. Pat’s