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After a lengthy absence in the world of Dryden High School athletics, Eagles are once again participating in the sport of Track and Field.
Eleven DHS?athletes traveled to Thunder Bay May 19-20 to compete in the NWOSSAA Track and Field Championships.
Coach Mike Wood says the team should be very proud of their accomplishments.
“They did very well and it was noticed in the region. We had a number of top three finishes and fantastic results. We set an NWOSSA record and nine school records so they should be very proud of what they’ve done.”
Taylor Koshel placed first in the Open Girls Steeplechase, putting in a time of 6:09 min., setting a record for the school and NWOSSA.
Koshel also placed sixth in the Senior Girls 1,500m race.
Nicole Valiquette finished second in the Senior Girls 3000m with a time of 11:56 min, setting another DHS?record.
Valiquette also earned a fifth place finish in the Senior Girls 1,500m race with a time of 5:40 min.
Garrett Lindquist posted three third place finishes and three school records.
Lindquist took bronze in the Open Boys Steeplechase, the Junior Boys 3,000m and the Junior Boys 1.500m, all new records for DHS.
Nathan Mallyon posted two fifth place finishes in the Open Boys Steeplechase and the Senior Boys 400m race, posting a new DHS record with the 400m.
Dominique Gardner earned a fifth place finish in the Midget Girls 3,000m race; Jonathon Kereliuk finished sixth in the Senior Boys 400m and Candance Glowa finished eighth in the Senior Girls 200m.
Nevin Mallyon set two new DHS records in the Javelin and Shot Put events, recording a 21.56m and 9.08 m respectively.