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CASS Hosts NSSSA Track & Field

Jenna Fleming wins first in Senior Girls Javelin.
Jenna Fleming wins first in Senior Girls Javelin.

CASS hosted the NSSSA Track & Field Championships on Wednesday May 23rd and the Huskies won their 1st NSSSA banner since 2006.

Midget Boys 200m
Midget Boys 200m

Manitoulin Secondary and Wikwemikong High School from Manitoulin Island, Jeunesse-Nord and WC Eaket from Blind River, Franco Ouest and Espanola Secondary from Espanola, and Elliot Lake Secondary all sent track & field teams to compete.

The CASS Huskies won the NSSSA Overall Points and Boys Points Championships and their first T&F banner since 2006.

They did win a banner in 2015 as well, but teams from the Rainbow School Board did not attend NSSSA that season, due to a work-to-rule situation.

CASS Aggregate Award winners:

Marcus King - Sr. Boys (Gold in High jump, and Shut put, silver in 110m Hurdles)

Caleb Parker - Jr. Boys (Gold in Shot put, javelin and discus (New CASS Record)

1st Place finishers: 

Sadie Gowlett - Mg Girls 80m Hurdles

Brooke Rivers - Mg. GirlsTriple Jump

Mackenzy Whitfield - Mg. Girls Discus

Jeanette Wessell - Jr. Girls 80m Hurdles and 300m Hurdles

Quincy Clark - Sr. Girls Discus

Jenna Fleming - Sr. Girls Javelin and Shot Put

Tyrel Smith - Jr. Boys 3000m

Nathan McKellar - Jr. Boys High jump, Triple Jump

Roy Barber - Sr. Boys Javelin

Blake Dunning - Sr. Boys 100m and 200m

All together 25 athletes from CASS will be advancing to NOSSA next week, which will be held in Sudbury on May 30th&31st at Laurentian University.

Senior Boys 200m start-winner Blake Dunning.
Senior Boys 200m start-winner Blake Dunning.
4x100m relay Midget Girls.
4x100m relay Midget Girls.
Midget Boys Long Jump-Kalevi Karhi
Midget Boys Long Jump-Kalevi Karhi
Senior Boys Discus-Bobby Pigeon.
Senior Boys Discus-Bobby Pigeon.
Midget Girls Relay Team (L-R) Lauren Stevens, Gwen Allard, Mikayla Winter, Brook Rivers & Sadie Gowlett.
Midget Girls Relay Team (L-R) Lauren Stevens, Gwen Allard, Mikayla Winter, Brook Rivers & Sadie Gowlett.
photo by Teri Winter.