Saugeen Track and Field Club (STFC) athletes continue to excel in their fields and as a result of the recent Legion sponsored competitions held in Kincardine on June 22nd, 16 athletes will be going on to represent local District C Legion at the Ontario Royal Canadian Legion Track and Field Championships being held in Brampton on July 12th and 13th.
Athletes at the District C Legion meet held in Kincardin had to medal in multiple events to even be considered for selection to the team.
The following STFC athletes have been invited to represent District C:
Girls 15 and under: Michelle Van Stuyvenberg – Discus, Hammer; Harley Martin – Discus, Javelin, Shot Put; Avery Oestreicher – High Jump, Long Jump; Claire Rands – 800m, 1200m; Grace Wheeler – 1500m Steeplechase, 2000m,
Brooklyn Quanz has been added to the District C team to compete in 15 and under girls 1200m, 2000m and javelin.
Girls 17 and under: Billie Martin – Hammer, Shot Put; Hanna Van Stuyvenberg – Discus, Hammer; Ana Morariu – 1500m, 3000m; Emily Bryce – 1500m, 3000m
Boys 15 and under: Ben Brewer – Shot Put, Discus; Luke Jacklin – Discus, Javelin; Tristan Bouis – 1200m, 2000m.
Boys 17 and under: Jeremy Elliott – Shot Put, Hammer, Discus; Ryan Jacklin – Shot Put, Hammer, Discus; Liam Fitzgerald – 1500m, 3000m
“All athletes competing in Brampton will be striving for a spot on the Ontario team heading to Sydney, Nova Scotia in the first week of August,” says coach Randy Millar. “Only 40 athletes total, across 60 events and 4 age classes, will be selected to the prestigious Ontario team.”