Three Lancers top ten at provincial track and field championship Friday

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LCCVI's James Grant in the 1500m final Friday at OFSSA.

James Grant had the best performance of LCCVI athletes at the second day of OFSSA.

Grant placed sixth in the Junior Men’s 1500m Friday at the provincial track and field meet at Western University in London. Grant was at the back of the pack for a number of laps but pushed to sixth and a time of 4:01.49 – almost 11 seconds better than his performance at the West Region last week.

Among other action in the first two days of the event;

Hunter Mitchell, left, placed eighth in the Junior Men’s 100m Hurdles Friday at OFSSA.

Hunter Mitchell placed eighth in the Junior Men’s 100 meter hurdles. Mitchell bettered his 14.22s performance from the West Region championship, keeping pace with the crowd in the provincial final while running 14.07s.

Hunter Campbell placed eighth with a throw of 44.42 in the Senior Men’s Discus Friday at OFSSA.

Hunter Campbell placed eighth in the Senior Men’s Discus. His final best throw was 44.42m. Campbell, who brought home gold last year in the event, hurt his shoulder on the final try and was seen icing it after the competition ended.

Megan Munro placed 10th in the Novice Women’s 80m Hurdles with a time of 12.96s, slightly behind her best of 12.55s.

The Novice Women’s 4×100 team placed 14th overall. The relay team of Munro, Harleigh Mitchell, Zoey Zavitz and Belle Stewart, ran the race in 52.60s. That was 0.28s faster than at the West Region meet.

Saturday, Jack Helps competes in the Senior Mens Javelin and Munro is in the 300m Hurdles.

Meantime, North Lambton’s Emma Smith is bringing home a bronze medal for her performance in the Womens 100m Intellectual with a time of 15.26s. She’ll compete in the Women’s 800m Intellectual Saturday.

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