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SHSAA finals has impressive southwest performances

Written by  Deb Reamer
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Scott Joseph (Swift Current Comp) won 2 medals at prov track.  Scott won gold in the midget boys long jump and silver in the midget boys 100m.   SHSAA provincial track and field championships took place in Saskatoon on June 2 & 3.  Scott Joseph (Swift Current Comp) won 2 medals at prov track.  Scott won gold in the midget boys long jump and silver in the midget boys 100m.   SHSAA provincial track and field championships took place in Saskatoon on June 2 & 3. 

SHSAA provincial track was hosted in Saskatoon June 2- 3 with approximately 1,500 athletes representing more than 200 schools in the province. 


The South West delegation had more than 100 coaches and athletes representing Chinook. The weather was challenging at times. Although Friday started out beautifully, in the afternoon there was a sudden, intense hail storm which stopped all competition and delayed the meet by an hour. 
Saturday was blue skies and intense sun as temperatures were around 27C with a strong wind. 
SHSAA recognizes the Top 8 in each event with medals/ribbons.
The following is a summary of the Top 8 southwest athletes:
GOLD: Scott Joseph (SCCHS) – midget boys’ long jump; Braedon Friesen (SCCHS) – senior boys’ high jump; Austin Smith (Shaunavon) – midget boys’ javelin; Madison Howell (Consul) – midget girls’ discus.
SILVER: Scott Joseph (SCCHS) – midget boys’ 100m; Kalea Sauder (SCCHS) – junior girls’ 100m; Nixen Voll (Shaunavon) – senior boys’ quadathlon; Liam Bissonnette (Cabri) – boys’ wheelchair 100m; Joseph Bosch (Fox Valley) – midget boys’ javelin.
BRONZE: Brielle Wall (SCCHS) – midget girls’ long jump and high jump; Kalea Sauder (SCCHS) – junior girls’ long jump; Jackson Sitter (Leader) – midget boys’ triple jump; Macey Howell (Consul) – midget girls’ discus.
4th-8th PLACE: Brielle Wall (SCCHS) – 4th midget girls’ 80m hurdles; Kalea Sauder (SCCHS) – 4th junior girls’ 80m hurdles; 6th junior girls’ high jump; Danika Messer (SCCHS) – 6th junior girls’ 200m; 8th junior girls’ 80m hurdles; Kortlynn Fuller (Shaunavon) – 5th in senior girls’ 80m hurdles, triple jump and high jump; 7th in long jump; Wesley Aibi (SCCHS) – 4th senior boys’ 100m; Aleah Nickel (SCCHS) – 6th midget girls’ 400m; Tenelle Lind (Shaunavon) – 8th in junior girls’ 800m, 1500m, 3000m; Janick Lacroix (Ponteix) – 6th in midget boys’ 1500m, 8th in 3000m; Courtney Funk (Herbert) – 4th in junior girls’ 3000m; Zane Tully (Consul) – 7th in midget boys’ 3000m; Mikayla Swallow (SCCHS) – 6th in senior girls’ discus; 8th in senior girls’ long jump; Mitchell Braaten (Cabri) – 8th in junior boys’ discus; Logan Fritzke (SCCHS) – 5th in senior boys’ discus and triple jump; Harlee Dube (Frontier) – 4th in midget girls’ javelin; Sarah Moule (Frontier) – 4th in senior girls’ javelin; Austin Smith (Shaunavon) – 4th midget boys’ high jump; Tilynn Petersen (Hodgeville) – 4th in midget girls’ shot put; Jackson Sitter (Leader) – 5th in midget boys’ high jump; Dustyn Haugan (SCCHS) – 8th in junior boys’ triple jump; Kyra Braaten (Cabri) – 5th in senior girls’ quadathlon; Tiana Knight (SCCHS) – 8th in junior girls’ quadathlon.
RELAYS: 8th Senior girls’ 4 x 100m ; 6th Junior boys’ 4 x 100m; 6th Open boys’ 4 x 400m.
Congratulations to Shaunavon which finished second in the 2A school category and Swift Current Comp which finished second in the 4A school category.  Kalea Sauder also finished second in the junior girls’ aggregate title. Overall, the southwest finished ninth out of 14 districts. 

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