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Lalonde Reaches OFSAA Podium
Reported June 6, 2005 by SooNews.ca
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sir James Dunn student-athlete Daniel Lalonde led the local contingent at the OFSAA Track and Field Championships this past weekend in Windsor.

Lalonde captured third place in the Midget Boys Javelin, the only Sault and area competitor to reach the medal podium during the three day event. Lalonde's bronze medal effort was a throw of 47.30 metres.

Next best Sault finish came from another SJD athlete. Reg Peer took 4th in the Junior Men's 800 with a time of 2-minutes, 1.64 seconds.

Holly Maskell of White Pines placed 5th in Senior Women's Shot Put. Maskell's best throw was 10.88 metres. Carolyn Brooks of Central Algoma was 24th with a best throw of 7.75 metres.

In the Midget Men's 1500 metres Dominik Graf of the Dunn took 6th place in 4-minutes, 15.11 seconds.

In the Junior Men's Discus Jordan Verdone from St. Mary's turned in a 9th place finish with a best toss of 41.90 metres. Adam Eisler from White Pines placed 19th with a top toss of 35.09 metres.

In the Senior Women's Long Jump Kylie Rains fro St. Basil Secondary placed 18th with a leap of covering 4.72 metres. In the Miget Men's Triple Jump Mackenzie Cook from Korah was 19th at 11.04 metres. In Junior Men's Long Jump Brooke Moreau from CASS was 19th at 5.69 metres. Kory Van Scoy from St. Mary's wound up 20th at 5.55 metres.

In the Senior Men's 3000 Ory Menzies from Elliot Lake took 22nd with a time of 9-minutes,48.54 seconds. In the Junior 3000 John Harvey from St. Mary's was 20th in 10-minutes, 14.14 seconds.

Some final results were not accessible on the OFSAA website. We apologize if we missed other stellar efforts by Sault and area student-athletes.

Check out our previous story for other top performances.