Oceanside track success

The Oceanside Track and Field Club was well represented at the Island Track and Field Championships.

The Oceanside Track and Field Club (OTF) was well represented at the Island Track and Field Championships, with several top three finishes handed out to its athletes.

Noah Elliott, who attends Ballenas Secondary, finished first in the discus event and third in javelin. Simon Morrison, also a Ballenas student, came in second in the 200 meter and third in the 300 meter hurdles. Dalton Austin and Jordan Kilner, also members of the Whalers Track and Field team, finished fourth and sixth respectively in the hammer throw.

Kwalikum Secondary’s Felix Richter had another good meet, finishing first in the 100 meter, 200 meter and 100 meter hurdles. Kyra Blyt finished second in discus while Daniel Doukakis finished fourth in the 200 meter and sixth in the 100 meter.

Thomas and Peter Oxland, both representing Dover Bay, finished first and second respectively in both the 800 and 1500 meter races. Thomas grabbed first place both times while Peter came in second in both races.

The OTF’s Miryam Bassett, who attends NDSS in Nanaimo, came in first place in the 1,500 meter and second in the 800 meter. Thomas Grabner, also from NDSS, finished second in the 1,500 meter steeplechase. Yosef Basset, Tkia King and Jacob Bassett also competed for NDSS, coming in fourth in the 800 meter (Y. Bassett), fifth in the 1,500 meter steeplechase (King) and sixth in the 800 meter (J. Bassett).

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