General Amherst track and field team does well at a pair of recent meets

 

TrackThe General Amherst Track Team entered seven individual events and five relays at the Kennedy Relays held recently at the U of W Stadium. In these events this is how the bulldogs finished:

Gold-

Open Mens Distance

Matt Pardo- 500m

Jared Capaldi- 200m

Joseph Gignac- 400m

Lance Toffelmire- 1600

Gold

Open Girls 4x100m Relay – Nia Holmes, Jaiden Mulder, Keely Gibb, Jasmine Hurst

 

Silver

Junior Shot Put – Zack Riddell

Bronze Open Boys 4x400m Relay – Bryce Mickle, Jared Capaldi, Joseph Gignac, Matt Pardo

 

Bronze

Open Girls 4x400m Relay – Nia Holmes, Jaiden Mulder, Keely Gibb, Jasmine Hurst

 

Bronze

Open Girls Long Jump – Keely Gibb

 

4th place

Open Boys 4x100m Relay – Beau Meloche, Jared Capaldi, Aaron Hunter, Joseph Gignac

 

4th Place

Midget Boys Relay – Nathan Charron, Shane Purdie, Jeff Paquette, Mitch Wright

 

6th Place- Dyaln Everett- Junior Shot Put

7th place- Shane Purdy- Junior boys shot put

5th place- Jared Capaldi- Open boys 100m

5th place- Nia Holmes- Midget girls 100m

8th place- Mitch Wright- Midget boys 100m

 

The Amherst track team also attended the 9th University of Windsor Lancer Prep meet recently.

The Amherst squad had its best showing ever at this meet as the team captured 11 gold medals, four silver and seven bronze and set two Lancer records! Congratulations to all the athletes who attended the meet. An outstanding accomplishment! The meet is a great step towards the Generals capturing their 23rd WECSSAA championship.

Here at the results at Lancer:

Gold Medals

Jaiden Mulder- Junior girls 300m hurdles

Jaiden Mulder- Junior girls 80m hurdles

Jaiden Mulder- Junior girls 200m

Jasmine Hurst- 400m hurdles

Jasmine Hurst- 100m hurdles

Keely Gibb- Junior girls triple jump

Shane Purdie- Midget boys Javelin

Joel Wilson- Senior boys high jump

Nia Holmes- Midget girls 80m hurdles (New lancer record)

 

Silver Medals

Jasmine Hurst- Senior girls 200m

Nia Holmes- Midget girls 200m

Keely Gibb- Senior long jump

James Shaw- Midget boys 800m

 

Bronze Medals

Joe Gignac- Senior boys 200m

James Shaw- Midget boys 500m hurdles

Nia Holmes- Midget girls 300m hurdles

Zac Riddell- Junior boys discus

Mitch Wright- Midget boys 100m

Mitch Wright- Midget boys 200m

Shane Purdie- Midget boys Discus

Shane Purdie-  Midget boys shot put

Joel Wilson- Senior boys triple jump

Zac Riddell- Junior boys Javelin

 

Fourth Place

Joe Gignac- Senior boys 100m hurdles

Bryce Mickle- Junior boys 800m

 

Fifth place

Maddy Drouillard- Junior girls javelin

Shane Purdie- Midget boys discus

Dylan Everet- Midget boys javelin

 

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