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OHS Pole Vaulters Rise Above The Competition In Edmonton

Monday, June 4th 2012 07:00

The 7 participants from Olds High School were able to bring home 4 medals from the ASAA provincial track & field meet in Edmonton over the weekend.

4 of the 7 Olds High School athletes finished in the top 3 in their events at the Alberta Schools' Athletic Association provincial track meet.

All of the medals were won in pole vaulting with Brittany Hepp winning gold in senior girls 2.60m, Alex Groves earned a silver in grade 11 girls 2.60m, Shaelyn Moritz picked up a bronze in junior girls 2.10m, while Kevin Spicer won silver in grade 10 boys 3.05m. Courtney Schafer set a personal best at 1.8m (8th) in intermediate girls.

Adam Hogarth, Coach of the Spartans Track & Field team, says all the kids did great.

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In the running events Carson Jorgensen secured personal bests in both the 3000m (6th) and 1500m (11th), while Daniela Aguilar also had a personal bests in the 400m (6th) & 800m (5th).

Hogarth adds, the future is bright for the Spartans track team.

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OHS finished 13th among a total of 48 '3A' schools at the ASAA provincial track & field meet in Edmonton.

Meantime, Sundre High School wound up in 1st place for the '2A' schools.

In the senior girls 80 meter hurdles Terri Beach from Sundre won silver in 13.15 seconds while Montana Reimer from Didsbury captured the bronze at 13.21 seconds.



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