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Davis, St. James senior boys golden in OFSAA cross country

PORT HOPE — Haley Davis of Ross and the St. James senior boys’ team returned from Saturday’s OFSAA provincial high school cross-country running championships at Trinity College with gold medals.

Davis led the field home as she finished the 3,000-metre midget girls’ race in 11 minutes and 49 seconds. Eliza-Jane Boston of Aurora’s St. Maximilian Kolbe was second in 11:53 while Anna Workman of Kingston CVI was third in 11:54.

The win by Davis helped Ross place 10th in the team standings with 439 points. Kingston CVI won at 139.

Individually, Dakota Poulter of Erin was 22nd, Maddie Ongena of Centre Wellington 36th, Catie Robinson of Ross 128th, Sasha Woolcott of Ross 145th, Rose Blower of Ross 165th and Kadyn Kapitain of Ross 213th.


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St. James captured the senior boys’ team title with 247 points. Runner-up Dunbarton of Pickering finished at 298 while Ottawa’s Glebe was third at 348. Centre Wellington of Fergus placed fourth at 356.

Callum MacGregor led St. James as he was 16th in 23:30 in the 7,000m race. Gavin Hughes was 29th in 23:53 and Cole Hannam was 40th in 24:10. Morgan Sullivan finished 160th and Mikey Townsend was 182nd.

For Centre Wellington, D10 champ Eric Morris was sixth in 23:00 while Jake Cousineau was 63rd, Tyler Young 110th, Reuben Dolderman 177th and Matthew Hasson 205th.

CWOSSA champ Braydon Clarke of Erin  was third in 22:43. Andrew Alexander of Toronto’s Neil McNeil won in 22:15 while Matthew Courtenay of Barrie’s Bear Creek was three seconds behind in second.

Lourdes placed 12th in the midget boys’ team standings with 395 points while Scarborough Birchmount won at 258.

Luke Creighton was first Lourdes runner home as he finished the 5,000m race in 17:33, good for 25th. Owen Duffy of Lourdes was 69th, Lucas Bernhard of Lourdes 130th and Liam Smith of Lourdes 171st.

Joe Fast of Ottawa’s Ridgemont won in 16:23 while Zachary Meredith of Toronto’s De La Salle was second in 16:33 and Liam Mckelvey of Toronto’s Neil McNeil was third in 16:34.

Centre Wellington was eighth in the junior girls’ team standings with 393 points, 15 fewer than ninth-place St. James.

Toronto Northern won the team title at 64.

For Centre Wellington, Claire Campbell was 10th in the 4,000m race in 16:18 while Avery Dolderman was 23rd in 16:42. Noelle Morris was 176th, Clover Stempski-Kelly 184th and Sara Chauvin 255th.

For St. James, Tiana Lostracco was 14th in 16:24 while Agatha Godlewski was 110th, Darcy Stewart 113th, Ianna Krudwig 172nd and Sidney Rogers 189th.

Cameron Ormond of Aurora won the race in 15:23 and was followed by Alexandra Weir of Toronto Northern in second at 15:39 and Remy Cattell of Toronto Leaside third in 15:42.

Amber Champagne of Centennial was 62nd.

Brock McKenzie of Lourdes was fifth in the junior boys’ 6,000m race in 19:52.

Nick Mota of Newmarket won in 19:24 while Joshua Zelek of Stratford Central was second in 19:27 and Scott Arndt of Waterloo CI was third in 19:29.

Matthew Hargest of St. John’s Kilmarnock finished 121st.

St. James finished 14th in the junior boys’ team standings with 473 points. Toronto’s St. Michael’s College won at 109.

Luke Cabral led St. James as he finished 26th in 20:56 while Anthony Cuzen was 118th, Ethan Bush 139th, Hayden Legrand 190th and Oliver Aramini 218th.

Martha Macdonald of Toronto’s Havergal College won the senior girls’ 5,000m race in 16:58 while Hanna Johnston of Thunder Bay’s Hammarskjold was second in 17:21 and Shona Mcculloch of Longfields-Davidson Heights of Barrhaven, near Ottawa, was third in 17:25.

Toronto’s Bishop Strachan won the team title at 89 points.

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