PHOTO FEATURE: Elementary school cross-country meet a spirited affair

And they’re off! Students from 19 Lambton-Kent elementary schools took part in a spirited Sarnia Cross-Country meet on Oct. 19 in Canatara Park. A total of 705 runners crossed the finish line. Glenn Ogilvie

Journal Staff

Cathcart Boulevard was the big winner at the Sarnia elementary school cross-country meet, finishing first in the overall team standings in six of 10 divisions.

The race at Canatara Park on Oct. 19 was a spirited affair featuring athletes from 19 public elementary schools. A total of 705 runners crossed the finish line.

Below are the top three schools in each age division, along with the top three individual finishers.

Girls 9

Cathcart Boulevard

Ecole les Rapides

Bright’s Grove

1st – Molly Viragos, King George VI

Alexis Tsprailis, 10, Cathcart Blvd School placed first in the age 10 race. Glenn Ogilvie

Alexis Tsprailis, 10, Cathcart Blvd School placed first in the age 10 race.
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2nd – Zoey Ainsworth, Confed Central

3rd – Alyson Laird,Ecoleles Rapides

 

Girls 10

Cathcart Boulevard

Bright’s Grove

Rosedale

1st – Alexis Tsprailis, Cathcart Boulevard

2nd – Miriam Wambulwa

3rd – Mara Draper

 

Girls 11

King George VI

Ann Mabel Wambulwa, of Bright's Grove Public, shows off her third place medal in the 11-year-old division. Glenn Ogilvie

Ann Mabel Wambulwa, of Bright’s Grove Public, shows off her third place medal in the 11-year-old division.
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Bridgeview

Bright’s Grove

1st – Ann Wambulwa, Bright’s Grove

2nd – Gabby Jones, Bridgeview

3rd – Alaina Burns, Bridgeview

 

Girls 12

Cathcart Boulevard

Sir John Moore

Errol Road

1st – Kaitlyn Handy, Errol Village

2nd – Sophie Kember, Errol Road

3rd – Adriana Netskos, Cathcart Boulevard

 

Girls 13

Confed Central

Sir John Moore

Errol Village

1st – Bryar Michelin, Errol Village

2nd – Abby Vrolyk, Confed Central

3rd – Lauren Dearing, King George VI

Boys 9

Cathcart Boulevard

King George VI

Bright’s Grove

1st – Gavin Fraser, Lakeroad

2nd – Carter Pagano, Bright’s Grove

3rd – Arjen Bakker, Cathcart Boulevard

 

Boys 10

Bright’s Grove

King George VI

Sir John Moore

1st – Calder Winegard, Bright’s Grove

2nd – Caden Lave, Errol Village

3rd – Owen McDermott, Bridgeview

Boys 11

Cathcart Boulevard

Bright’s Grove

Queen Elizabeth II

1st – Tanner Winegard, Bright’s Grove

2nd – Ryan Davies, Cathcart Boulevard

3rd – Trevor Anderson, Mooretown

 

Boys 12

Bridgeview

Sir John Moore

Errol Village

1st – Ethan Robinson, Errol Village.

2nd – Nolan Cadieux, Bridgeview

3rd – Quinton Johnston, Confed Central

Boys 13

Cathcart Boulevard

Sir John Moore

Confed Central

1st – Aidan James, Cathcart Boulevard

2nd – RJ Solomone, Errol Village

3rd – Matt Stojcevski, Errol Village

Morgan Hughes, of King George VI, left, and Alaina Burns, of Bridgeview, compete in Canatara Park. Glenn Ogilvie     Hundreds of highly spirited elementary school kids converged at Canatara Park for the annual cross country meet.

Morgan Hughes, of King George VI, left, and Alaina Burns, of Bridgeview, compete in Canatara Park.
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Parents, grandparents and teammates cheered on runners as they crossed the finish line.
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Runners crest a hill on the Canatara Park course. Glenn Ogilvie

Runners crest a hill on the Canatara Park course.
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Kohle Weed, of Ecole Les Rapides searches for his snack in a mountain of teammate backpacks. Glenn Ogilvie

Kohle Weed, of Ecole Les Rapides searches for his snack in a mountain of teammate backpacks.
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