Hatzic Middle School students wrap up track and field season

Athletes compete in two season-ending championships

Hatzic Middle School students wrapped up the track and field season with strong performances at two BC championship events for track and field.

During the weekend of May 21, Hatzic was represented by Grade 7 athletes at the BC Elementary Track and Field Championships in Richmond.

Damien Tucker ran the 1200-metre and placed 13th with a time of 4.30.25 minutes. He also threw in discus and placed 10th with a throw of 18.40-metres.

Kaiden Emterio participated in shot put and placed 10th with a throw of 9.77-metres.

Rosalina Au ran in the 100-metre and 200-metre for girls and placed 32nd in both races.

Tommy Elliot ran in the 100-metre and placed 11th with a time of 14.04 seconds. He also ran in the 200-metre and placed 22nd. Elliot participated in long jump and placed 5th with a jump of 4.37-metres.

The Grade 8 and 9 members of the Hatzic track and field team traveled to Kelowna to participate in the BC High School Track and Field Championships from May 28 to June 1. The athletes performed well despite the warm temperatures of the Okanagan.

Adaisha Beals (Grade 9) placed 13th in triple jump with a jump of 9.99-metres.

Marissa Bradley (Grade 8) competed in high jump and placed 20th with her last successful jump at 1.30-metres.

The 4×100 Grade 8 girls relay team placed 6th with a new season best time of 54.18 seconds.

Sam Gerbrand (Grade 8) threw in the javelin competition on Saturday and placed 16th with a season best throw of 28.95-metres.

This was a remarkable season for Hatzic Middle School and the team is already looking forward to next season.

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