Three more top 10 finishes for LCCVI athletes at OFSSA

LCCVI's James Grant places sixth in the Junior Mens 800m Saturday.

Meagan Munro, Jack Helps and James Grant all finished in the top 10 for their events at the OFSSA Track and Field Championship in London.

Meaghan Munro – seen here winning her heat for the 300m Hurdles, placed fourth in the event Saturday at OFSSA.

Saturday, Munro placed fourth in the Novice Women’s 300m hurdle event with a time of 47.42s – faster than her time at the West Region Championships a week ago but two thirds of a second behind the bronze medal finisher.

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

Jack Helps placed fourth in the Senior Men’s Javelin at OFSSA Saturday.

Jack Helps also placed fourth in the Senior division’s javelin throw. Helps best throw was 53.65m at the provincial meet held at Western University in London. That was about two meters less than his throw at West Region and the bronze medalist at OFSSA.

James Grant running in the middle of the pack. He placed sixth in a very tight Junior Men’s 800m

And James Grant placed sixth in an extremely close Junior Men’s 800m race. Grant’s sixth place finish was just 1.37 seconds behind the winner. Ryan Georgeson of Medway won the race by 0.007th of a second. There was less than a half second between the top four finishers

Grant placed sixth in the Junior Men’s 1500m Friday. 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 Friday. 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 places eighth 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.

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.


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