|Latest News||Recent News Headlines|
Jun 27 2012 - NB Athletes set to compete at 2012 Canadian Track and Field Trials
The Canadian Track and Field Trials are being held June 27-30 in Calgary, Alberta. These trials will showcase the very top talent in the world of Canadian athletics, with top finishers earning the honor of representing Canada at the London Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012 . New Brunswick will be represented by 9 ahletes who are set to compete.
On the men's side, seven athletes are set to represent the province.
- Michael LeBlanc, of Riverview, New Brunswick fastest man, will try to make his first Olympic team. His personal best for the 100m is 10.17 and his seasonal best is 10.28 and his 200m personal best is 21.14. The A standard for London is 10.18s and 20.55s respectively.
-James Brace, of Salisbury, will be competing in the wheelchair T54 100m and 200m . James who is the current New Brunswick Record holder for tehse distances will try to make the finals in what is his first National Championships
-Jean-Marc Doiron, of Collette, as well as Adam Gaudes, of Fredericton, are set to compete in the 800m. Both have had a great season and will be looking to make the finals. In the all time New Brunswick 800m time Adam is ranked 2nd while Jean Marc is 4th.
-Shayne Dobson, of Campbellton, will defend his National title competing in the T37 800m and 1500m. Shayne who now holds the National Record in both these events will try to qualify for the London Paralympic team.
-Chris Robertson, from Moncton, will be competiting in the Men's Decathlon New Brunswick Junior Record holder will try to break the NB Senior record in what is his first year as a Senior Athlete. Note that Chris finished 3rd last year at the National Junior Championships.
-Pierre Landry, from St. Louis de Kent, is set to compete in Long Jump, the New Brunswick indoor record holder will be in the hunt for a top 8 finish.
On the women's side, two athletes will be competing for New Brunswick. Geneviève Lalonde, of Moncton, will be competing in the 3000m Steeplechase. Geneviève who is ranked 2nd going into the event will try to better her 3rd place finish at last years National Championships.
Lastly, Sarah MacPherson, of Fredericton, is set to compete in the 1500m she is currently ranked 17th going into the event.
All of our New Brunswick athletes have trained tirelessly for these trials, and are ready and eager to demonstrate to Canada the talent that can be found within New Brunswick.
Many of these athletes will also take part in the July 5th Hub City Classic in Moncton NB . This year the Hub City Track & Field Classic features again an evening of high caliber competition starting at 6 pm, including 12 premier events such as the 100M sprint, 100 hurdles, mid distance 800M and 1500M and popular field events such as the javelin, the high jump, the hammer throw and the shot put. Already confirm are over 70 athletes coming from 12 diffrent countries For more information please visit http://www.hubcityclassic.ca/ .
Jun 26 2012 - NB Legion Recap (7 NB record & 2 CDN record fall!)
The New Brunswick Royal Canadian Legion Championships were held Saturday, June 23 at the Stade de Moncton on the U de M campus. Weather proved to be a challenge throughout the day, as rain and a cool wind had athletes struggling to keep warm. Keeping dry was the order of the day, and despite the pouring the rain athletes kept in good spirits while waiting in the corral.
Notable performances on the women's side came first in the 1500m Midget Girls Steeplechase which was won by Emma Edmonds of the YHZ Track Club. Emma won in a time of 5:11.32. However Mackenzie Amos, of Fredericton Fast Tracks, set a New Brunswick record finishing second in a time of 5:27.61. Alexondra Kiely also of Fredericton Fast Tracks, also broke the previous record, finishing in at 5:44.77.
- Katie Robinson, of Saint John Track Club, set a new Female Youth Steeplechase 2000m finishing in at 7:42.91. This breaks the previous record of 7:54.16, set by Rebecca Barton back in 2008.
-Melissa Pellerin of Dieppe member of ASEA track club set not only a new 14-15 New Brunswick record but also a 16-17 record utilizing a new 500g javelin with a throw of 33.15m.
-Elizabeth MacDonald, of Halifast, broke the Nova Scotia record in the Women’s hammer throw with a toss of 52.87m.-Luisa Schwars of Fredericton Legion Tarck Club broke the 14-15 2000m Provincial record with a time of 6:44.98.
-Noella Klawitter of Ottawa Lions broke the National record for the 800m visual Impaired (T12) in a time of 2:28.79.
On the Men's side,
-Paul Tremblay of Saint John Track Club set a new record in the Midget 1500m Steeplechase , finishing with a strong 4:46.32. Paul broke the previous record of 4:53.39 by nearly seven seconds in an impressive performance.-Jason Bouchard of Fredericton Legion Track had a great day winning both the 100m and 200m with times of 11.28 and 22.29 despite very strong head wind.
-Joey Boudreau, of ASEA, won the wheelchair shot put (5.32m) discus (10.54m) and Javelin (11.57m)-Nick MacMackin, of Saint John Track Club, and Mike Tate of Antigonish ran an incredible race in the Men's 16-17 1500m. They raced neck in neck, with Tate surging on the homestretch to challenge MacMackin. Neither runner was willing to relent, and both finished tied for 1st with a time of 4:01.13. Nick also won the 800m in a blazing time of 1:56.98.
History was made on the track in the Men's 18+ 1500m T37 as Shayne Dobson, from Campbeltton running for ASEA, broke not only the New Brunswick provincial record but the Canadian National record as well. Shayne, paced by his teammates, blazed an incredible pace, finishing the three and a half laps in 4:34.74.
As can be seen, weather was no impediment against these Legion hopefuls, as even in wet conditions they were able to set the bar to new heights.
The athlete’s training and hard work paid off at Saturday’s meet, as many achieved personal best and hope to make the 2012 Legion Canadian Youth Track & Field Championships in Charlottetown, PEI this August. Final selection for this team will take place in Saint John on July 16th at the New Brunswick Championship.
We would again like to thank the officials and volunteers who braved the weather to help orchestrate a successful meet, and we would also like to thank Universite de Moncton for again providing us with such fantastic facilities.
Full results can be found here: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=507
Jun 26 2012 - NB Hershey Provincials Recap
The Hershey's Provincial Championships were held Sunday, June 24th in Saint John at the UNBSJ Canada Games Stadium. Young athletes from all over the province were on hand to compete for a chance to qualify for the Hershey's Atlantic Championships, being held in Moncton on July 7th. The afternoon was kicked off by an energetic group photo of all participants wearing their new Hershey's T-shirt, supplied by the event's sponsors, Hershey corporation. Weather threatened to jeopardize the games as heavy rain was predicted, but held out long enough to allow for a successful championship.
On the girl's side, Hanna McCoy, of Fredericton, ran a steady 67.62s in the 11-12 400m, finishing a whole six seconds ahead of her nearest competition. Johanna McGuigan, of Garden Creek, outran her competition to win the girls 11-12 100m in a final surge, finishing in a time of 14.87s. Fredericton Fast Tracks won first place in both the 9-10 and 11-12 divisions of the 4x100m relay. The 13-14 division was won by the unattached group, anchored by Onye Njoku. The girls 13-14 800m run had some timing complications, and due to these complications, all competitors in that race have been invited to compere at the Atlantic Championships. In the girls 9-10 50m dash, it was a close race between Haley MacFarlane, of Stanley High, and Kelly McLean, of St. Andrews, with MacFarlane taking the win in a time of 8.54s.
The girls ball throw was won by Josette Bourque of Ecole W.-F. (25.94m), Samantha Robichaud of Ecole W.-F. (36.59m), and Melissa Pellerin of Athletisme S. (42.00m), in the girls 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 divisions respectively.
The girls long jump was won by Helena Zhang of New Maryland (1.89m), Julia Dickinson of Bliss Carman (2.10m), and Nicole Soper (unattached) (2.21m), in the girls 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 divisions respectively.
On the boy's side, Malcolm Christie, of Park Street, outran Alex Whitney, of Liverpool Elementary by a fraction of a second, to take first in the 9-10 division 100m dash in a time of 15.99s. In the boys 11-12 400m dash, Cole Healey crossed the finish in a winning time of 67.65, a full two two seconds ahead of his competition. Andrew LeBlanc, of Fredericton Fast Tracks, finished the 13-14 1600m in a speedy time of 5:09.36. His nearest competition, Brady Graves of Saint John Track Club, followed in second with a time of 5:15.53. The boys 4x100m relay was won by the Park Street Elementary 'A' team in the 9-10 division, the Nashwaaksis Middle School 'A' team in the 11-12 division, and by the an unattached team in the 13-14 division.
In the ball throw, the winning throws were from Jack Fletcher, of Keswick Ridge (33.13m), Noah McCarthy, of John Caldwell (37.52m), and by Owen Charters, unattached (57.89m), in the 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 divisions.
In the long jump, winning jumps were by Liam Pelletier, of Ecole Calixt (1.91m), Isaac Dunnet, of Riverview Middle (2.13m), and by Nicholas MacLean, of Moncton (2.49m), in the 9-10, 11-12, and 13-14 divisions respectively.
All athletes who finished in the top eight of any event are invited to compete in the Hershey's Maritime Championships in Moncton on July 7th. Some of the winners at this meet will have earned the opportunity to compete at the North American Hershey's finals in Hershey, Pennsylvania. We wish to thank all athletes, parents, volunteers, officials and coaches who gave their time and talents to make this event a success
Full results can be found: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=508
Congratulations as well to all Hershey's competitors and finalists, and good luck at the Maritime Championships.
Jun 23 2012 - Lalonde and Cassidy make National Team
OTTAWA- Athletics Canada officially announced today the athletes who will compete at the 2012 North American, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) U-23 Championships in Guanajuato, Mexico July 6-8 and the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain July 10-15.
Both of these events have strong Canadian ties as the next edition of the NACAC U-23 Championship will be held in Kamloops, B.C., in 2014 while the previous edition of the IAAF World Junior Championship was held in Moncton, N.B., in 2010.
Among the athletes named are 2 New Brunswick runners as Geneviève Lalonde will be running the 3000m Steeplechase at the the NACAC U-23 Championship and Ryan Cassidy will be also be running the 3000m Steeplechase at the IAAF World Junior Championships. Both of these Athletes competed at the 2010 World Juniors in Moncton.
Both teams will be represented by 47 Athletes who will will wear the maple leaf.
For full team list go to: http://www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=1379
Jun 21 2012 - Logo Unveiled for 2013-14 Canadian Track & Field Championships
MONCTON - The official logo for the national senior track and field championships, to be held in Moncton in 2013 and 2014, was unveiled at a press conference today in Moncton. “We are just a year away from hosting the country’s most important track and field event” said Local Organizing Committee chairman Doug Robertson “and we are very proud today to present the logo which will be emblematic of our branding over the coming two years”. Joining Robertson for the announcement were members of the local organizing committee, including vice-chairman Jeff Kelly, and representatives of the city of Moncton, Athletics South East, Athletics New Brunswick and Universite de Moncton.
“The Canadian Track and Field Championships is Athletics Canada’s premier event and we are very excited to welcome the nation to Moncton in 2013 and 2014," said Moncton Mayor George LeBlanc. "This event will be another feather in our cap and proves once again how Moncton can host world class events." The Mayor was joined on the podium by a very special guest for the unveiling of the logo. The Local Organizing Committee has brought back Sporti, the popular mascot from the 2010 world junior championships, to serve as official mascot for the 2013-14 nationals.
In a message from Athletics Canada, Chief Executive Officer Rob Guy said “Athletics Canada is excited to bring the 2013 and 2014 Canadian Championships to Moncton. The 2013 edition will be especially exciting as it will serve as the World Trials for our team heading to the World Championships in Russia,” He added “The community has shown that it can stage world class track and field events as evident by the wildly successful World Junior Championships. With the 2010 World Juniors, the upcoming 2012 National Track League Hub City Classic, and then nationals in 2013 and 2014, Moncton is quickly becoming known as Track Capital of the East.”
A highlight of the logo launch was the introduction of several area athletes who will be competing in this year’s national championships in Calgary next week. Speaking on behalf of Athletics New Brunswick, Gabriel LeBlanc said “We are seeing excellent growth in the sport with a growing number of high performance athletes as evidenced by the strong contingent the province is sending to Calgary. It is the ultimate measure of success for most athletes to compete to be national champions” he added. “Next year our superb young athletes get to do that at home and that just makes it all the more special”.
In outlining some of the local organizing committee’s key objectives, Robertson emphasized the opportunity hosting these championships presents for the continued development of track and field in the region. “We have a great legacy to build on from our experience with 2010”, he said. “We have the fastest track in the country, the best stadium in the country and a group and a community committed to hosting the best national championships ever in Canada.”
Doug Robertson, 2013-14 Local Organizing Committee 850-0417
Jillian Cormier, Events Coordinator, City of Moncton
Jun 18 2012 - Ian Hume a huge success for ANB athletes
The Ian Hume Track & Field Meet was held this past weekend in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Over 40 New Brunswick athletes travelled to Quebec to compete, and almost all events had a New Brunswick competitor. Warm weather prevailed and wind was at a minimum, allowing for all athletes to perform at their best. Competition was tough, as all events played host to a large number of athletes from all over eastern Canada. Despite the large field, many New Brunswick athletes had stand out performances.
Sherbrooke played host to a record breaking performance by Shayne Dobson (ASEA), who ran a strong 2:17.76 in the 800m T37. Shayne's performance breaks the long standing Canadian record which was in place since 1986.
Victoria LeBlanc(SJTC) also displayed a record breaking performance in the Midget Girls 200m Hurdles with a time of 29.29 which breaks the previous record of 31.36 which was set by Alexondra Kiel which was set by Alexondra Kiely (FFT) last year. Ryan Cassidy won the 3000m Steeplechase with this performance , Ryan has now guaranteed his spot on the Canadian National Junior Team heading for teh IAAF world Juniors in Barcelona, Spain in early June..
In the men's wheelchair races, James Brace (ASEA) made his mark with strong performances in the 400m breaking his own New Brunswick Record in a time of 1:02.14. On the women's side, Veronica Coombes (ASEA) in the broke the New Brunswick record in the 200m, and 400m with a time of 37.41s, and 1:15.59 respectively.
Thee meet saw an incredible 42 personal best. The competition also allowed athletes to gain experience from racing with such high calibre athletes this will surely translate into future success. Congratulations to all athletes who competed, and thank you to the Sherbrooke officials and all volunteers for hosting such a great meet.
Full results can be found here http://www.trackie.com/track-and-field/results/ResultsDocs/reshume2012.pdf
Jun 15 2012 - Para Athletics Clinic a huge success !
The indoor track at CFB Gagetown came to life on Sunday, June 10th, as it played host to a Para-Clinic. Put on as joint effort between Athletics New Brunswick and Ability New Brunswick, the clinic brought together athletes of all abilities and skill levels, both physically and intellectually disabled. The goal was to promote and explore the ways that these differently abled athletes can train and compete within New Brunswick, as well as to simply introduce new athletes to the world of Para-Sport.
An eager group of nearly twenty athletes were on hand to participate, and they had the option to try their hand in several events: indoor javelin, shotput, discus, and even wheelchair racing. As an added bonus, Dr. Earl Church, Canadian head coach of numerous Paralympic Games and World Championships, was on hand to lend support and coaching in the throwing events.
The morning kicked off with an introduction to the world of wheel chair racing by James Brace, the current New Brunswick record holder in the wheelchair 200m and 400m. James led the group through how exactly a race chair works, demonstrating the brakes and steering, as well as safety equipment used. His demonstration was quite surprising, as the athletes learned exactly how much hard work and skill it took to navigate a race chair. James' demonstration offered much insight.
After the demonstration, the athletes split up to pursue whatever event most suited their interests. Wheelchair racing proved to be the most popular, though much was learned in the throwing area under Dr. Church's expertise. Several young throwers discovered their natural throwing ability, and are looking forward to further refining the sport. Wheelchairs flew by on the track, and despite some tips and spills, some aspiring wheelchair racers were born.
At the end of the two hour clinic, everyone gathered together for a group photo. Strangers had become friends, and a whole new world of athletics was opened up to those who may have never thought it possible. To finish off the morning a race was held on the outdoor track between Mr. Brace and his team-mate Veronica Coombes. All involved were in good spirits as the event came to a close, and all athletes left the track with a smile.
Jun 13 2012 - New Brunswick Middle School Championships
The New Brunswick middle school championships were held yesterday, June 12 2012, at the Canada Games Stadium on UNBSJ campus in Saint John. Weather proved to be favorable, with clear skies and a cool breeze throughout the day.
On the girl's side, Robyn Davis of George Street Middle had a powerful showing in the Grade 6 girls 1200m. Robyn was able to break the old record of 4:30 by 12 seconds, finishing with a fantastic 4:18.14. Samantha Taylor of Canterbury set a new record in Grade 7 girls 80m dash, finishing with a solid 10.85s, shaving almost an entire second off the previous record. Continuing the momentum, Samantha also set a new record in Grade 7 girls 150m dash, crossing the finish line at 20.19s. Bailey Lockard, of Bliss Carman, set the standard in Grade 7 girls 80m hurdles, as she broke the previous record of 15.80, finishing with an impressive 14.20. Chelsey Hall, of George Street, set two new records on the track, blowing away her competition in both the Grade 8 girl's 800m and 1200m. Hall finished the 800m in 2:23.08, and the 1200m in 3:55.70.
In high jump action, Janica Schofield, of Ecole Samuel de Champlain led the pack in the Grade 7 girls competition, handily outjumping the others. Janica finished with a jump of 1.43m, tying the championship record.
On the boy's side, Rylan Gendron of Hampton Middle School set an exciting new record in the Grade 6 1200m, breaking the old record by just over half a second. Gendron finished in 4:11.48. Andrew LeBlanc, of George Steet, dominated his competition in the Grade 8 boys 1200m, winning hands-down in 3:41.64, breaking the previous record of 3:43.03. Mitchell Aresenau, of St. Stephen, had a record breaking showing in the Grade 8 boys 80m hurdles, breaking the previous record by almost 2 seconds, finishing at 12.36s.
As always, the day wrapped up with some close and exciting competition in the relays, both 4x100 and 1000m medley. School points were neck in neck approaching relay time, and the relays proved to be a deciding factor in naming the provincial school champions. In what proved to be a close competition, Devon Middle School was named provincial school champion with a total score of 385.5 points. In girl's scoring, Bliss Carman was on top with a final score of 199.5 points. In boy's scoring, Devon Middle School took the provincial title.
On both the boys and girls sides, a combination of good weather, crowd enthusiasm, and a season of hard training was evident as records fell and all competitors displayed determination and camaraderie. Congratulations to all athletes who competed at Tuesday's meet, and thank you to UNBSJ and all volunteers and officials for hosting a great competition.
Full results available here: http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=501
Jun 3 2012 - Great performances at NBIAA Track and Field Championships
The NBIAA Championships were held Saturday, June 2nd 2012 at the Universite de Moncton Outdoor Stadium. The weather was better than anyone could have hoped for, and the clear and sunny conditions proved to be advantageous as 9 NBIAA records were broken.
On the men's side, Josh Shanks of Saint John High School had an exciting performance in the Junior 3000m. Josh smashed Barry Britt's NBIAA record of 9:01.62, crossing the finish line at 8:51.10. He carried on his winning streak, taking gold in the Junior Men's 800m (2:03.74) and the 1500m ( 4:24.88).
-Nick MacMackin of Saint John High also won 3 events in the senior boys division capturing gold n the 400m (51.55), the 800m (2:01.81) and the 1500m (4:12.26). Dylan Hebert of J.M.A. Armstrong won the Senior Boys 3000m in a time of 9:27.03.
-Matthew Mclaughlin of Fredericton High had a fantastic meet breaking not only the junior boys NBIAA 400m record in a time of 51.17 (the previous record was held by Adam Gaudes in 51.84 in 2008 ) but also established a new 200m record in a time of 23.32 (Previous record was 23.83 set by Gordie Hopkins back in 1997.
-Jake Bradley of Riverview High won the boys 300m Hurdles in a time of 42.53 which breaks the NBIAA record by an astonishing 2 seconds.
-Jordan Sonier of James M. Hill threw a powerful 44.72m in the Junior Men's Discus, breaking the former record by 38cm.
-Ben Fowler of Harbour View High also performed very well winning the Junior boys 100m Hurdles (16.21), first in the Javelin with a throw of 47m91 he also finished second in the high jump (1m70).
-Rilind Dragoshi of Harrison Trimble broke not only the NBIAA visually impaired 100m but also the New Brunswick record with a time of 17.08 , He also won the Para Shot put with a throw of 5m52.
-Corey Lawson of Bonar law won both the 110m Hurdles (16.36) and the 400m Hurdles (59.35). His teammate Shawn Roberts won the senior boys long jump with a leap of 5m75. Brandon Cleghorn of J.M.A. Armstrong won the Senior Boys triple jump (12.29m) he also finished 2nd in the High Jump. Vincent Bouchard of Cité des Jeunes won the Junior boys long jump with a jump of 5m76.
-Aaron LeBlanc of Mathieu Martin High School won the Senior boys shot put with a throw of 13.85m, Aaron also finished 2nd in the Senior boys Discus throw (34.71m) behind Jonathon Leblanc of Bonar law who won the event with a throw of 35.85m.
-Jean-Denis Bourque of Mgr. M-F Richard won the Junior boys shot put with a toss of 13m46 . he also finished 2nd in the discus throw (37m47)
-In Senior Men's High Jump, Ryan Larsen of Fredericton High finished with an incredible 1.88m, cheered on by an enthusiastic crowd. Although he missed the record, the crowd atmosphere made his jump a spectacle to behold. Cory Kingston of Saint John High School won the Junior boys high jump with a leap of 1m70.
Jean-Denis Bourque of Mgr. M-F Richard won the Junior boys shot put with a toss of 13m46 . he also finished 2nd in the discus throw (37m47)
-Joey Arseneau of Nepisiguit won the Senior boys Javelin with a toss of 46.88m
-Allan Caroll of Bernice MacNaughton High School had a great day winning the Junior boys 100m in 11.60 and finishing 2nd in the 200m (23.55).Micheal Phillips of Sussex regional High won the Senior Boys 100m in a time of 11.70. Jake Hayes of Rothesay High won the Senior Boys 200m in a time of 23.25.
In an exciting Junior Men's 4x100m, Bernice MacNaughton High School took the win, whereas Polyvalente Louis-Maillou won in the Senior Division. The 4x400m saw Fredericton High School win both the junior and senior races.
On the women's side,
-Sydney MacDonald of Miramichi Valley High continued the momentum on the track by setting a new Junior Women's 80m hurdles record of 12.63, beating the previous record of 13.31 which was set by her sister Samantha Macdonald in 2008. Sydney also tied for first with Hailee Cook of James M Hill in the Junior Girls high jump (1m45) and finished second in the Long jump (4.73m).
-Victoria Leblanc of Saint John High set a new NBIAA record in the junior girls 300m Hurdles with a run of 48.62 breaking the previous record by over 2 seconds. Victoria also won the long jump with a jump of 5m10.
-Shawna McKay of Harrison Trimble won both the Junior girls 100m (12.94) and the 200m (26.28) . In the Senior Sprints Sheha Desai of Fredericton High Shcool won both the 100m (13.44) and 200m (26.91).
-Amy Lynn Grant of Nepisiguit won the Senior Girls 400m in a time of 59.59 she also finished second in the 200m 26.96
-Leah Macauley of Fredericton High won the junior girls 400m (61.15) and 800m (2:23.59) her teammate Taylor Dunn won both the junior girls 1500m (4:58.18) and 3000m (10:32.83)
- Kate Robinson, running out of Saint John High School had a tremendous performance in the Senior Women's 1500m, coming in at a strong 4:58.51. She also won the 800m Senior girls in a time of 2:24.06.
-Victoria Sommerville of Rothesay Netherwood School won the senior girls 3000m in a time of 11:37.94
-Kelsey Duplessis of Saint John High School won the Senior Girls 100m Hurdles in a time of 17.87 while Schyler Campbell of bonar law captured gold in the Senior Girls 400m Hurdles (1:20.35)
-The Junior Girls Shot put was won by Sandy Mundle of Bonar Law with a throw of 9.19m while the Senior Girls Shot by Jennifer Bell of Miramichi Valley who trew 11.30m missing the NBIAA record by 2 cm. Jennifer was also second in the Discus Throw (25.59m)
-Shannon Morris if St.Malachy High won the Senior Girls Discus throw with a 26.30m performance.
-Myriam Daigle of Mgfr. M-F Richard won the junior girls discus (24.36m) and also won the Javelin in a throw of 30.83m
-Haley Guzik of Rothesay High won the Senior Girls High jump with a jump of 1m45
-Laura Kaye of Fredericton High School won the Senior Girls Long Jump with a performance of 4.84m.
-Monica Tremblay of James M.Hill won the Senior Girls triple jump with a leap of 10.02m she was also second in the long jump in 4.59m
-Zoe Berry of Leo Hayes had a winning performance in the Senior Women's Javelin. Berry threw 39.83m, landing just short of the 40.89m record, she also finished 2nd in the Shot put 10m47.
The 4x100m junior girls was won by Saint John High School , while Fredericton High School won the Senior girls race
In the Junior Women's 4x400m Fredericton High School took gold, beating second place J.M.A. Armstrong High by nearly 30 seconds. In the Senior Women's 4x400m, FHS finished top as well, outrunning second place Leo Hayes by just over six seconds.
The AAA Team Champions Title went to Fredericton High School, The AA title was won by Bonar Law and the A title by Samuel de Champlain
On both the men and women's side, a combination of good weather, crowd enthusiasm, and a season of hard training was evident as records fell and all competitors displayed determination and camaraderie.
Full results can be found here http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=495
Many of these athletes will now try to qualify for the Legion Provincial Team on June 22nd-23rd in Moncton for a spot on Team New Brunswick that will travel to Charlottetown, PEI for the National Championships in August .
• 2017-04-25 - 2017 Legion Coaches