Sault Stryders
Running Club

North Shore Athlete Leads Area Contingent at OFSAA
Reported June 3, 2005 by
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

The top performance for Sault and area athletes halfway through the OFSAA Track and Field Championships in Windsor has come from a student-athlete from Blind River.

Aly McDougall from W.C. Eaket High School captured a 4th place finish in the Junior Women's Javelin. McDougall's best toss was 34.32 metres. Cassie MacFarlane of Central Algoma Secondary School took 11th spot with a longest toss of 29.54 metres.

One of the best finishes by a Sault competitor came in the Senior Men's Javelin. James Bergamin of Sir James Dunn took 10th place with a throw of 46.55 metres. Schoolmate Frank Weise was right behind taking 11th spot at 46.21 metres.

In the Junior Women's Triple Jump Korah's Cassandra McCaig took 10th overall covering 9.99 metres. Michaela Gilbertson of CASS was 22nd in 9.26 metres.

In Junior Men's High Jump Mike Wiemer of White Pines was 20th at 1.65 metres. Holly Dailey of the Dunn took 17th in the Midget Women's Long Jump at 4.57 metres. In the Junior Women's Shot Put Samantha Boivin of Elliot Lake was 12th with a top throw of 8.97 metres.

In Midget Women's Javelin Jessica Bauer of Korah took 13th with a toss of 24.02 metres. St. Basil's Lauren Wozny was 17th with a top throw of 23.27 metres. It was the first of two top efforts by both young women. In Midget Shot Put Wozny took 15th place with a top toss of 8.37 metres. In the Midget High Jump Bauer finished 11th by covering 1.50 metres.

In Midget Men's Discus Korah's Jordan Lang placed 15th at 34.51 metres. The Colts' Mackenzie Cook took 14th in Midget Long Jump with a top leap of 5.47 metres. Jerry Petingalo of St. Mary's was 18th at 5.20 metres.

In Women's Senior High Jump Danielle Season from St. Basil was 21st with a top jump of 1.45 metres. In Senior Men's Discus Dustin Grant from W.C. Eaket was 17th with a toss of 35.84 metres. In Junior Men's Triple Jump Central Algoma's Brooke Moreau was 14th in 12.10 metres and Tyler Brown from SJD was 19th at 11.58 metres.