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AO Junior/Senior Championships

Torrential downpours were the theme of this championship. But, this is the outdoor season and the show must go on! Phil Parrot-Migas and Chris Balestrini kicked off the weekend going 1-2 in the Senior Men 5000m, followed closely by Kevin Blackney and Jack Sheffar, who finished 4th and 7th. Balestrini followed up on Saturday with a silver medal in the 3000mSC, to cap off his double-silver weekend. On the senior men's side, more medals came from Taylor Stewart (Bronze) in Pole Vault, Ruach Padhal (Gold) in 800m and Mark Bujnowski took silver in discus. Kevin Strybosch took home gold and silver in the para senior men's shot and discus, respectively. On the junior men's side, World Junior te

OFSAA

Congratulations to all who competed this past weekend at OFSAA. Those in attendance witnessed some spectacular performances both on the track and in the field. As with most championship meets, there are ups and downs, exciting results and surprise winners. Here are a few stories from the weekend... Marcel Scheele was golden in Senior Boys 2000mSC Photo cred: Athletics Canada Josh Mather was struggling through the rounds in javelin; the thought of this being his last OFSAA weighing heavy on his mind. Sitting in 3rd after 5 throws, Josh cleared his mind and launched a 62.26m throw FOR THE WIN! This was over 5m further than his previous best throw on the day. Talk about rising to the chal

Last Stop Before OFSAA

With a last minute venue change, due to some issues with the track at Sandwich Secondary School, the meet was moved to the University of Windsor. Because of commencement going on, no announcements were allowed until about 5pm on the first day, but it didn't appear to have an effect on the meet. A quick downpour on Friday provided a very short break from the heat. Josh Mather had a huge pb in discus to take 4th and move on to OFSAA For an athlete, there's nothing better than performing at your absolute best when it matters most. A few of our athletes did that this past weekend at OFSAA West Regionals in Windsor. Josh Mather PB'd by 2m in discus to finish 4th and solidify his trip to OFSAA

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