Digby area athletes off to track provincials

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Five students from Digby area schools have won a spot at the provincial track and field meet.

Brett Allbright of Islands Consolidated School won two silvers at the track and field regionals in Wolfville on Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31.

He had the second best junior discus throw of 31.36 metres, just ahead of teammate Matthew Thurber, who came third with a distance of 30.32 metres.

Allbright also finished second in the junior boys 100 metre dash with a time of12.27.

Jordan Sullivan of Digby Regional High School came third in that event with a time of 12.32.

Sullivan was second in the 200 metre dash in 25.23.

Melanie Gunn of DRHS won third in the junior girls discus with a distance of 20.10 metres.

Brandon Sullivan of Saint Mary’s Bay finished second in the intermediate boys javelin with a distance of 42.85 metres.

DRHS had 26 students competing at regionals in 59 individual events and three relays.

The junior girls 4x100 metre finished fifth.

SMBA had six students compete in 14 individual events and one relay.

Islands Consolidated had 11 students compete in 21 individual events and two relays.

All five students have won a spot at the Nova Scotia Schools Athletic Federation track and field provincials at the Cape Breton University in Sydney on Friday June 6 and Saturday, June 7.

Boys 200 Meter Dash Junior

1 MacKenzie Beattie Berwick & District 24.87

2 Jordan Sullivan Digby Regional 25.23

3 Jacob Symonds Barrington 25.78

Boys 100 Meter Dash Junior

1 MacKenzie Beattie Berwick & District 11.81

2 Brett Allbright Islands 12.27

3 Jordan Sullivan Digby Regional 12.32

Boys Discus Throw 1.0kg Junior

1 Cameron Whynot Hebbville Academy 34.87m

2 Brett Allbright Islands 31.36m

3 Matthew Thurber Islands 30.32m

Girls Discus Throw 1.0kg Junior

1 Abby Beals Bridgetown Regional 20.64m

2 Mady Frellick Bluenose Academy 20.55m

3 Melanie Gunn Digby Regional 20.10m

Boys Javelin Throw 700g Intermediate

1 Jaron Bolivor Park View 42.97m

2 Brandon Sullivan St. Mary's Bay 42.85m

3 Kristof Mercier Ecole Rose de Vents 42.53m

For complete results go to the NSSAF site.

 jriley@digbycourier.ca

Organizations: Digby Regional High School, Islands Consolidated School, Nova Scotia Schools Athletic Federation Cape Breton University Cameron Whynot Hebbville Academy Kristof Mercier Ecole

Geographic location: Wolfville, Brett Allbright Islands, Saint Mary Sydney Matthew Thurber Islands Park View

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