Locals medal at NSSAF track provincials

Published on June 11, 2014
North Nova’s intermediate girls 4x100m gold medal winners pose for a photo at NSSAF track and field provincials over the weekend. From left: Meghan Graham, Jordan Landry, Erin Washburn and Alyssa MacNeil. 

SYDNEY – Over the weekend the provinces best junior high and high school track and field athletes were in Sydney for the NSSAF provincial championship, with many locals returning with various medals.

North Nova led the county schools by capturing eight medals. Kaelan Schmidt won gold in intermediate boys high and triple jump, with a silver in long jump. Alyssa MacNeil won gold in intermediate girls 100m and 200m, while Jordan Landry claimed bronze in intermediate girls 80m hurdles.

North Nova’s intermediate girls also won gold in the 4x100m relay (Erin Washburn, Jordan Landry, Megan Graham and Alyssa MacNeil) and bronze in the 4x400m relay (Graham, Washburn, Naomi Zentner and Landry).

Northumberland’s Tatum McLean brought home two of her team’s three medals. She won gold in both the girls shot put (3kg) and discus throw (1kg). Reed MacDonald won silver in the intermediate boys javelin throw.

East Pictou Middle School also won three medals, with Alex Moore taking bronze in both the junior boys 200m and 400m events. Raymond Simpson won bronze in the junior boys 3,000m.

Lauren Quann won Pictou Academy’s lone medal, a gold in intermediate girls high jump.

Brett Corbin won the West Pictou’s only medal, bronze in the junior boys high jump.