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Grande Yellowhead Athletic Track and Field Conference

Edson students hit their stride at

Grande Yellowhead Athletic Conference

Students receiving first and
second place to attending zones in
St. Albert, June 2.

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Jordy Robinson and Cody Pape, from Holy Redeemer High School, race in the 200m during the Grande
Yellowhead Athletic Conference Track and Field event in Hinton, on May 25. Robinson received first place and
Pape received second.
Mikaela Kuefler minute before second place. Robinson once again
had a friendly competitive race with classmate,
Edson students from grades seven to nine Pape. Robinson and Pape raced neck and neck for
participated in racing events such as the 100m to the the entire race, Robinson coming in first with a time 4405 50 streeteet 780-963-1282
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800m and the 80m hurdles during the Grande of 27.88, just 0.44 seconds before Pape.
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Hinton on May 25. Grove, won second place with a time of 1:11.27. E.
Students from Holy Redeemer High School, Pelz just beating third place by 0.04 seconds.
Parkland Composite High School, and Pine Grove Muamba received first place for her finish of
Middle School registered for the event. 1:08.64. She finished over a minute faster than
The 100m, started with the trials and then the second place. Tori Correia, a grade nine student from
finals. Alex Beckmann, a junior from HRH, captured PCHS, finished second with a time of 1:20.72.
first place with a time of 13.82. With Hinton on her During her race, she remained in between first and
heels, they came in 0.35 seconds after Beckmann. third for a while and managed to pull far from third
Madeline Stanley, in the intermediate girls category place to capture her title. Nathan Ekdahl, a Pine
and representing HRH as well, also won first place Grove intermediate student, won his race with a time
with a time of 13.39. Just 0.26 seconds before of 1:06.99, beating second place by just under a
second place. minute. Finally, Robinson won his race, as the only
Grade nine student from PCHS, Brooklyn senior boys participant, with a time of 1:03.75.
Blundell, ran well during her 100m trial and beat The 800m race was ran by a junior Pine Grove
Grande Trunk. In the Finals, it was pouring rain and student, Kirsten Reid. She received second place for
Blundell had a hard time staying warm. She raced her close finish with first place. Her time was
Grande Trunk again but got second place with a time 3:12.68, just 1.61 seconds away from first place.
of 14.31, just short 0.15 seconds of first place. Jordy Avery Pelz, grade nine student from PCHS, finished
Robinson and Cody Pape, both grade nine students second in her race as well with a time of 3:29.31.
from HRH, had a close race, apart by only 0.14 Tired from previous completed events, she finished
seconds. Robinson won the race with his time of 12.25 seconds behind first place.
12.50 seconds. Pape secured second place with a In the 80m hurdles, Laurianne King, a junior
time of 12.64 seconds. "They had a good sense of student from Pine Grove, captured second place with
friendly competition between the two of them," her time of 18.22 seconds. Hudson Guanette, an
mentions HRH Track and Field coach, Julie Pullaw. intermediate from Pine Grove, beat third place by
For the 200m race, Stanley received first place for 0.08 seconds with a time of 15.31, and received
her time of 29.45 seconds, more than a minute faster second place. Blundell won the event with her time
than second place winner, Naomi Muamba, in of 15.83, beating second place by a large distance of
intermediate from Pine Grove. In senior girls, 2.32.
Blundell raced for first place, finishing with a time Students receiving first and second place look
of 31.24 seconds at a new personal record and over a forward to attending zones in St. Albert, on June 2.
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