Sault Stryders
Running Club

Elementary School Track & Field Championships
Reported June 5, 2009 by The Sault Star
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Sarah Hammond, Mitchell Mazzuca and Megan Cerenzia turned in brilliant performances at the Huron Superior Catholic District School Board track and field championships Thursday, winning all three of their events.

Both Mazzuca and Cerenzia also set new records at the meet, with Mazzuca, from St. Pius X, establishing a new mark in the bantam boys 400-metre race with a time of 56.81 seconds. Cerenzia, from St. Ann, set a new record in the bantam girls 200 metres with a time of 27.32 seconds.

Mazzuca also won the 100 metres and triple jump events while Cerenzia also captured the 400 metres and high jump events.

Hammond, from St. Paul, won the pee wee girls long jump and 100 and 200-metre races.

The only other record set on the day was by St. Patrick's Nicholas Sicoly, who leaped 1.38 metres for a new mark in the atom boys high jump.

Sicoly also won the atom boys 50 metre race.

Other double winners on the day includeds Emily Calibani from St. Paul in the in the atom girls 200 metres and running long jump events; Anthony Erb from St. Mark in the bantam boys 200 metres and long jump and Jana Longo of Sister Mary Clare in the 100 metres and long jump.

In the overall team standings, St. Paul emerged victorious, winning the first ever Art Jarrett Memorial Trophy, which will now be given annually to the team that finishes with the most combined points.

Jarrett, a longtime volunteer in the local sports community, was killed last year in an automobile accident in the United States.

His wife, Jacqueline, was on hand Thursday to present the trophy.