Local teams do well at the NSSAF Track & Field Championships

Posted at 8:37 am on June 5, 2017 | Filed Under: Sports

At the NSSAF Track & Field Provincial Championships held at Beazley Field  in Dartmouth this past weekend saw some local schools and athletes excel.  St. Andrew Junior School won the Junior Division Provincial Banner, as well as the Junior Female team Banner.   St. Andrew Junior School athletes who medalled were Malia Artibello – gold in 400m, Siona Chisholm – 2 gold in the 1500m & 3000m & silver in the 800m,  Mairin Canning – 2 Bronze in the 800m & 1500m, Emma Cameron – Bronze in the 3000m, SAJS Female 4 x 100 relay team – gold, and 4 x 400m relay team  of Sarah Stewart, Siona Chisholm, Mairin Canning and Malia Aritibello smashed the 1982 Provincial record with a time of 4:17:83 capturing gold medals.

Aidan MacDonald of Dr. J.H.Gillis Senior Girls – Gold in the 1500 and silver in the 800, Abigail MacDonald – Bronze in the 800, & Stephanie Wallace – Bronze in Intermediate Girls Discus.

Jayden Muise of Bayview Education Centre – Bronze in Junior Boys Shot put & Luke vanZutphen – Bronze in Junior Boys Long Jump.