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RSS shines at Okanagan Valley track championships

Nineteen Revelstoke Secondary School track and field team members qualified for the provincial high school championships.

Nineteen Revelstoke Secondary School track and field team members qualified for the provincial high school championships following the Okanagan Valley Championships in Kamloops on Wednesday.

“I probably have the strongest track team I’ve ever had,” said head coach Andy Pfeiffer.

Of 47 athletes on the team, he said several can hope to medal at the provincials.

At the Kamloops meet on Wednesday, 41 RSS students reached the podium in individual events, as did every relay team. It should be noted in some events there were three or fewer competitors. For complete results, visit www.kamloopstrackandfield.ca.

The following senior athletes qualified for the provincials:

Brittany Evans in the 1,500m and 1,500m steeplechase

Megan Evans in the 800m, 1,500m and 3,000m

Zev Isert in the 1,500m, 200m steeplechase and 4X100m relay

Gordon Mason in the 3,000m

Ainslee Arthurs in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles

Lachlan Hicks in the 110m hurdles, 400m hurdles, long-jump and 4X100m relay

Delyth Harper in the 400m hurdle and 1,500m steeplchase

Brandon Howe in the triple jump, long jump and 4X100m relay

Peter Behncke in the shot put, hammer throw and 4X100m relay

Eric Schwenk in the 400m hurdles and triple jump

Courtney Smith in the shot put and discus

Bronte Viznaugh in the shot put, discus and javelin

The following grade 8 and 9 athletes also met provincial qualifying standards and should be attending:

Jake Wallach in the javelin

Mitch Hayman in the javelin

Cailin Engling in the high jump

Jacqueline Cottingham in the high jump

Chris Andrews in the shot put and discus

Rhys Evans in the 100m hurdles

Amy Gagnon in the 80m hurdles

The B.C. high school provincial track and field championships take place June 1-2 at Swangard Stadium in Richmond, B.C.

 

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