Guelph CVI gets 15 wins at own Gaels Relays meet

Guelph CVI gets 15 wins at own Gaels Relays meet

GUELPH – The Guelph CVI Green Gaels were in a winning mood at their own Gaels Relays meet on a wet and cold Tuesday on the University of Guelph campus.

All of the track and jumping events were held at Alumni Stadium while the field events were held near Varsity Field.

The host Gaels scored 15 wins at the meet while the Ross Royals had 12. Centennial Spartans and Orangeville Bears each had eight wins while the St. James Lions had five victories while the Lourdes Crusaders, Centre Wellington Falcons and Centre Dufferin Royals each had three wins. Norwell Varsity Reds claimed two wins while St. John’s-Kilmarnock and Emmanuel Christian Eagles each had one.

For GCVI, Acadia Tremain won the open girls’ 400 metres and senior girls’ javelin, Michael Sampson won the open boys’ 400m and senior boys’ high jump and Trinity Torres won the junior girls’ long jump and high jump. Getting one win apiece were Mo Sang (senior boys’ triple jump), Bella Tukendorf (junior girls 80m hurdles), Sage Depaul-Roud (junior girls shot put), Eden Barbour (junior girls javelin), Sydney Gallaugher (junior girls triple jump) and Julia Demanche (novice girls triple jump). The Gaels also won the senior girls 4x400m and 4x800m relays and junior boys 4x100m relay.

For Ross, Claire Van Der Valk won the senior girls’ 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles while single wins were recorded by Enzo Hu (junior boys triple jump), Zac Conroy (junior boys high jump), Claire Smiley (novice girls 300m hurdles), Alexis McCrea (novice girls shot put), Sarah Weingartner (novice girls javelin), Sydney Young (novice girls long jump) and Kaiya Wohlgemut (novice girls high jump). Grady Kapitain shared the junior boys’ long jump victory with Payton Dineen of Norwell while Ross won 4x100m relays for senior girls and senior boys.

Winning individual events for Centennial were Sam Patrick (open boys 200m steeplechase), Campbell Schnurr (senior girls shot put), Ali Syed (senior boys 400m hurdles), Sutton Helps (junior boys 100m hurdles) and Clara Stanley (novice girls 80m hurdles). They also won three relays – senior boys’ 4x400m, junior girls’ 4x400m and novice girls’ 4x100m.

Jaylen Padayachee had two victories for Orangeville as he took the novice boys’ 100m hurdles and high jump while single wins were claimed by Arowyn Fitzpatrick (open girls 1500m), Keltrick Amanatey (junior boys 300m hurdles) and Thomas Popovic (junior boys shot put). The Bears also had wins in the junior girls’ 4x800m relay and junior boys’ 4x400m and 4x800m relays.

For St. James, Quinton Groves won the novice boys’ shot put and javelin, Jolene Steunebrink won the junior girls’ 300m hurdles, Kieran Sullivan won the novice boys’ 300m hurdles and the Lions won the junior girls’ 4x100m relay.

Winning individual events for Lourdes were Breauna Sanecki (open girls 2000m steeplechase), Simon Porcellato (senior boys 110m hurdles) and Michael Van Hemmen (senior boys long jump).

Arthur De Oliveria of Centre Wellington won the novice boys’ triple jump while the Falcons won the senior boys’ 4x800m and novice boys’ 4x100m relays.

Callista Daly won the senior girls’ triple jump and high jump for Centre Dufferin and Luca Foladore won the junior boys’ javelin.

Trent Chard of Norwell won the novice boys’ javelin and Dineen had his shared win in the junior boys’ long jump.

Other victors were Caelan Walraven of St. John’s-Kilmarnock in the senior boys’ javelin and Jeremy Helder of Emmanuel Christian in the open boys’ 1500m.

The meet was a warmup for the District 4/10 championship meet. First day of that meet is set for next Tuesday at the University of Guelph while the second day of the meet is to go May 16 at St. James.


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