Sentinel Review Sports Review

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An excerpt From the August 16th edition of the Sentinel Review, Woodstock:

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The Woodstock Legion Athletic Club participated in two events in the last two weeks to end their season.

WLAC was at the Athletics Ontario Outdoor Bantam-Midget Youth Championships Aug. 2 and 3 in Windsor at the University of Windsor and then the Great Lake League Championship Aug. 9 at TD Waterhouse Stadium at Western University.

In Windsor, Holly Jarvis came second in the midget girls’ high jump with 1.55m, while Liam Schoneveld won the midget boys’ high jump with 1.68m. Both are going into Grade 10 at College Avenue.

Schoneveld also placed fourth in the midget boys’ 1-kilogram discus throw with 35.95m and he also placed third in the midget boys’ javelin throw with 41.60m.

Katy Magoffin was second in the midget girls’ pole vault with a vault of 2.80m with Nojah Parker vaulting 3.25m in the midget boys’ pole vault. Magoffin was also seventh in the midget girls’ 80m hurdles with a time of 12.72, which was 0.97 seconds off first place.

In the youth girls’ 200m dash Jade Langford ended with a time of 29.55 seconds and Marissa Beynen finished with 31.20 seconds.

The youth girls’ 4x100m relay team of Katy Magoffin, Valerie Crew, Marissa Beynen and Jade Langford came 13th with a time of 55.94 seconds.

At the Great Lake League Championship, WLAC also had success with four first-place finishes.

Magoffin was first in the midget girls’ 80m hurdles with a time of 12.60 seconds, while teammate Jade Langford won the youth girls’ 300m hurdles at 51.44 seconds. Langford also had a 29.82 second run in the women’s open 200m dash.

Later at the championship, Magoffin, who attends Woodstock Collegiate, was second in the women’s open pole vault with a height of 2.90m.

Parker, who won OFSAA silver in the midget boys’ pole vault, won the midget boys’ 200m hurdles at 28.55 seconds and came fourth in the midget boys’ 1kg discus throw tossing it 24.60m. Teammate Liam Schoneveld was second with 35.79m.

Schoneveld also came first in the midget boys’ 600g javelin throw with a toss of 41.64m and came sixth in the men’s open high jump at 1.65m. Parker, a CASS student, vaulted 3.35m in the men’s open pole vault.

WLAC will also have one member travel to British Columbia when the Legion Canadian Youth Championships take place Aug. 15 to 17. Nojah Parker will represent Woodstock in the midget boys’ pole vault.

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