By Dryden Observer Staff
Under gloomy, wet conditions, the Dryden High School Track and Field team marked a golden performance at NWOSSA last week in Thunder Bay.
Seven gold medals, to be exact — three of which came via Andie Wood who claimed the distinction of the top midget athlete in the region with wins in the 1500m, 3000m and a new record in the 1500m steeplechase.
Sprinter Emily Plett grabbed gold in the senior girls 100m and 200m races.
Jake Wickstrom grabbed a win in the midget boys 3000 metre race.
On the field, Shane Kirton grabbed the senior boys javelin gold medal.
These four athletes will compete in OFSAA in Belleville, ON, June 7-9.
NWOSSA Individual Results
Andie Wood – 1st – 1500 m Open Girls Steeple – NWOSSAA Record – OFSAA Qualifier
Andie Wood 1st Midget Girls 1500m – OFSAA Qualifier
Emily Plett 1st Tie Senior Girls 100m,OFSAA Qualifier, 1st 200m, 3rd Senior Girls 400m
Braydon Hansson – 2nd MB 400m, 5th MB 100
Kirk Markowski – 2nd 2000m OB Steeplechase + 3rd Junior Boys 1500m
Devon Noel – 3rd Open Boys Steeplechase, 5th 1500m
Ilya Perkins 3rd MB Long Jump, 2nd Midget Boys High Jump
Nathan Mallyon 4th SB Discus
Brendan Fishwick – 6th SB Discus
Sarah Smith 6th 100m SG
Andy Pham 7th 100m
Emily Day 5th 100m
Alyssa Kirouac 6th 100m
Jake Wickstrom 5th MB 1500
Eldon Vandenbrand 7th MB 1500m
Nathan Mallyon – 9th Triple Jump