The SWAC District Track and Field Meet was held in Swift Current on Wednesday and featured plenty of standout performances from across the Southwest.
The Swift Current Comp. Ardens’ Dani Meyer set a new Junior Girls 100 Metre Dash record in 12.76 seconds. She added a record in the 400 Metre Dash in 1:01.21.
Swift Current’s Colter Folk established a pair of new Intermediate Boys distance records. He set the 1,500 Metre Run mark at 4:35.88 and then added the 3,000 Metre Run record at 9:58.10.
Kyler Duclos, representing the All Saints Catholic School Guardians, set the Bantam Boys 100 Metre Dash record at 11.70 seconds. Duclos added a record in Long Jump at 5.39 metres. He also established a new record in Triple Jump at 11.61 metres.
The Guardians’ Emily McCleary added a pair of records in the Bantam Girls Division. She set a Long Jump record of 4.62 metres and a Triple Jump record of 10.00 Metres.
Laynee Rondeau, also from All Saints, added a Bantam Girls 800 Metre Run record in 5:29.53.
Frontier’s Kassie Gryde wrote her name into the Bantam Girls record books in Javelin with a 29.78-metre effort.
Pole Vault was contested for the first time at the SWAC District Meet and five SCCHS athletes now hold records in their respective division. Nate Siemens (Intermediate Boys, 2.25 metres), Lyla Thiessen (Intermediate Girls, 1.85 metres), Elijah Siemens (Junior Boys, 2.25 metres), Kaleb McBurney (Senior Boys, 2.25 metres), and Alex Painchaud (Senior Girls, 2.25 metres) all hold the records now.
The Colts’ Landon Phair also established a new record in the Junior Boys Quad of 2,207 points.
Rondeau earned 38 points to claim the Bantam Girls aggregate title. Duclos accumulated 30 points to win the Bantam Boys Division title.
The SCCHS Ardens’ Navy Louma was the Intermediate Girls aggregate champion with 30 points.
Eastend’s Jace Egland won the Intermediate Boys aggregate title with the maximum 40 points, 10 more than any of his competitors.
The Ardens’ Isabelle Gottselig and Dani Meyer tied for the Junior Girls aggregate title with 40 points each.
The Colts’ Derric Dulatre and Rowan Reimer also tied for the Junior Boys aggregate title with 40 points apiece.
The Ardens’ Greta Lopeter won the Senior Girls aggregate title with 32 points.
The Colts’ Kaleb McBurney added a Senior Boys aggregate title with 36 points.
O.M. Irwin School’s Piper Arntsen won the Bantam Girls Quadathlon with 2,161 points.
Jackson Gording-Dovell, representing the All Saints Guardians, won the Bantam Boys Quad with 1,718 points.
Gull Lake’s Brooklyn Leppa topped the Junior Girls Quad with 1,775 points.
The SCCHS Colts’ Landon Phair won the Junior Boys Quad with a record total of 2,207 points.
Maple Creek’s Mathew Bohnet won the Senior Boys Quad with 1,750 points.
Gull Lake’s Calista Toney won the Senior Girls Quad with 1,724 points.
The top two finishers in each event from the Intermediate, Junior, and Senior divisions qualified for SHSAA Provincials in Saskatoon on June 2-3.