Five Lancers heading to OFSAA track and field finals

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LCCVI's Charlie Shaw, seen here at OFSAA West Friday in the 1500m, placed first in the 800m Saturday.

Shaw wins 800m race Saturday

Charlie Shaw finished first in the 800m in Day Two of OFSAA West competition.

The Senior was one of three people who qualified in their events Saturday for the provincial finals in Ottawa next weekend.

Shaw topped the Senior Men’s field with a time of 1:56.44, 0.38s in front of Jaeden O’Driscoll of Guelph Centennial. Shaw also qualified for the OFSAA finals Friday with a second place in the 1500m.

Hunter Mitchell also secured a spot at the provincial finals in the Novice Men’s 300m hurdles. He placed third Saturday with a time of 43.22s. Mitchell also qualified Friday for the 100m Novice Men’s Hurdles.

And James Grant also qualified for OFSAA in Saturday’s competition. He placed second in the 800m with a time of 2:05.94 behind Ryan Georgeson of Medway in Arva.

Shaw, Mitchell and Grant will join Hunter Campbell and Jack Helps at the provincial championships who secured their spots Friday.

Campbell hurled the discus 53.58m to win first in the Junior men’s competition on the first day of OFSSA. Campbell’s throw was more than five meters further than Owne Miloje of Bluevale-Waterloo. Campbell was first to take the podium at the Cambridge event.

Jack Helps qualified for OFSAA in Senior Men’s Javelin with a throw of 45.48m.

The LCCVI Women’s Senior 4x400m team came with in a third of a second of punching its ticket to OFSAA with a fifth place finish Friday. Dannika Maniuk, Sophia Sayers, Kaiya Gredanus and Dayna Robbins had a time of 51.36s.

Tyler McGrail place sixth in the Senior Men’s Long Jump hitting the 6.06m mark Saturday. He also jumped 11.38m in the Senior Men’s Triple Jump in the second day of the event.

Abbey Wallace and Pavia Gerrits placed seventh and eighth respectively in Senior Women’s High Jump Friday. Wallace completed a jump of 1.50m and Gerrits leapt 1.45m.

Hannah Daniel placed seventh in the Junior Women’s Javelin with a throw of 30.54m Saturday.

Jacksen Maniuk placed eighth in Junior Men’s Triple Jump with a leap of 11.63m.

Hayden Young, James Grant, Lucas Poland and Hunter Mitchell placed eighth in the Junior Men’s 4x100m with a time of 42.72 s.

Ryan Minten placed eighth in the Junior Men’s Shot Put with a throw of 13.63m.

Tristen Nemcek threw 30.05m in the Senior Men’s Discus to place 11th.

Darius Landon jumped 1.70m in the Senior Men’s high jump placing 15th. Four students jumped 1.88m in the competition.

Hunter Duncan ran the Junior Men’s 400m in 55.35 s Friday and the Junior Men’s 200m in 24.55s Saturday.

Matthew Shih placed 11th in Novice Men’s High Jump finishing with a leap of 1.50m.

Kaiya Greydanus ran the 100m Senior Girls’ Hurdles in 16.08s.