Track and field stars strike gold at provincial championships

North Shore track and field stars struck gold — and silver and bronze — at the high school provincial championships held at the end of May in Langley.

West Vancouver's Megan Roxby led the way, scoring double gold in the Grade 8 division with wins in the 800 m and 1,500 m. Other multiple medal winners included Argyle's James Elson, who won gold in senior boys triple jump and silver in high jump; Sentinel's Rhian Paterson, who won gold in Grade 8 girls 3,000 m and silver in 1,500 m; Sentinel's Nicole Hutchinson with gold in senior girls 3,000 m and bronze in 1,500 m; and Alana Mussato of St. Thomas Aquinas who won silver in 800 m and bronze in 400 m.

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Here is a list of the medal winners from North Shore schools:

Gold

James Elson, Argyle, senior boys triple jump, 13.11 metres

Kristen Schulz, Argyle, senior girls triple jump, 10.73 m

Grace Thompson, Collingwood, senior girls 1,500 m, 4:32.32

Nicole Hutchinson, Sentinel, senior girls 3,000 m, 10:10.79

Emma Rastad, Collingwood, junior girls long jump, 5.44 m

Rhian Paterson, Sentinel, Grade 8 girls 3,000 m, 10:53.34

Megan Roxby, West Vancouver, Grade 8 girls 1,500 m, 4:59.50

Megan Roxby, West Vancouver, Grade 8 girls 800 m, 2:22.00

Silver

James Elson, Argyle, sr. boys high jump, 2.00 m

Alana Mussato, St. Thomas Aquinas, senior girls 800 m, 2:11.65

Brendan Artley, Collingwood, junior boys javelin, 49.11

Dakota McGovern, Windsor House, junior boys steeplechase, 4:41.25

Rhian Paterson, Sentinel, Grade 8 girls 1,500 m, 4:56.34

Bronze

Scott Young, Argyle, senior boys javelin, 53.26 m

Aiden Macklin, Carson Graham, senior boys 400 m, 49.23

Alana Mussato, St. Thomas Aquinas, senior girls 400 m, 56.32

Kristin Heuer, Sentinel, senior girls high jump, 1.65 m

Nicole Hutchinson, Sentinel, senior girls 1,500 m, 4:34.35

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