Three new records were established at the 2014 HSCDSB Elementary Track and Field Championships held Wednesday, June 18 at Jo Forman Track in Sault Ste. Marie.
Two of the records were established in the Bantam Girls Division. In the 200 metres, Nicole Pulente from Holy Cross set a new standard with a time of 28.70 seconds. In the 400 metre Jadyn Pettenuzzo-DesChenes, from St. John put her name in the record books with a time of 1:05. The other record came in the Atom Girls Division where Melanie Nicolson from St. John won the high jump clearing the bar at 1.15 metres.
Overall, St. Paul Patriots took the aggregate title with 130 points. St. Mary’s French Immersion was second and Holy Cross third. The Patriots won the Boys Division ahead of Holy Cross and finished second in the Girls Division to St. Mary’s French Immersion.
We would like to acknowledge the student-athletes from our schools in Blind River and Massey who travelled in the morning to take part in the competition after the original date was postponed due to rain.