STRATHROY - Stratford Northwestern Huskies team travelled here last Wednesday to compete in the Holy Cross/SDCI Centurion/Saint track and field meet.
The large meet consisted of 44 schools and over 1,500 student athletes participating. Conditions were cold and wet.
Highlights for the Huskies at the meet included: Garrett James winning gold in the Senior boys javelin, and Joanne Marshall setting a new Northwestern record in the Junior girls 400-metre dash.
Northwestern results and top finishers include:
Esther Bartlett – Midget girls shot put, 5.59m.
Nicole Broughton – Midget girls javelin, 13.00m.
Taylor Broughton – Junior girls shot put, 6.30m; discus 21.31 (sixth).
Tessa Deighton – Midget girls javelin 18.0m (sixth).
Lauren Eastman – Senior girls javelin 24.19m.
Joanne Marshall – Junior girls 200-metre dash 30.11 seconds; 400-metre 1:06.96 (fourth) *NW record. (Marshall broke the existing record of 1:10.28 set by Rene Woodhouse in 2006); 800-metre run 2:40.0 (bronze).
Jamie Simpson – Senior girls discus 24.32m (fifth).
Tade Ankerman – Midget boys javelin 13.94m.
Cody Carde – Senior boys long jump 5.95m (bronze).
Mackenzie Chute – Midget boys javelin 19.06m.
Ben Congram – Senior boys 800m 2:13 (fifth); 3,000m 10:27.5.
Tola Francis – Junior boys 200-metre dash 26.37; 400-metre run 1:02.28.
Draven Goodwin – Midget boys long jump 5.04m (fifth).
Garrett James – Senior boys javelin 45.58m (gold).
Sam Knechtel – Junior boys discus 28.0m; Javelin 37.46 (fifth).
Andrew McDougall – Midget boys javelin 17.90m; discus 20m.
Connor McEwin – Midget boys javelin 17.86m.
Daniel McRoberts – Midget boys high jump 1.50m (fifth); triple jump 9.88m (bronze).
Noah Redfern – Junior boys javelin 37.46m (sixth).
Adam Skinner – Junior boys 800m 2:21.00 (fourth); 3000m 10:25.5 (seventh).
Andrew Taphorn – Senior boys discus 34.54m (sixth); shot put 13.20m (fifth).
The following are Central Rams’ results from the Holy Cross track and field meet last Wednesday.
Vanessa Ortelli – first in Midget girls triple jump (9.64m); third in Midget girls long jump (4.15m); sixth in Midget girls high jump (1:45).
Cael Wishart – third in Senior boys 3,000 metres (9.00).
Joe Soukphachanh – fifth in Junior boys triple jump (10.78m).
Amanda Shackleton – second in Senior girls high jump (1.30m).
Junior girls 4x100m relay sixth, 58.59 seconds. (Jocelyn Ballantyne, Amber DeLaFranier, Tasia Reynen, Vanessa Ortelli).