A Westman athlete established a new Provincial record and two Westman schools won aggregate titles on the final day of the Provincial High School Track & Field Championship Saturday in Winnipeg.
Roblin’s Justin Krantz was the record-setter, winning gold in the varsity boys’ shot put with a toss of 15.77 metres, breaking a record that was set by Curtis Urniezius of St. Paul’s two years ago by 0.14 metres.
The Neelin Spartans grabbed the AAA Aggregate title and Somerset’s Prairie Mountain Predators won the A Aggregate title.
The Spartans were led by Brodie Gill’s gold medal performance in the varsity boys’ 100 metre hurdles, winning in a time of 14.31 seconds, while Neelin’s Sean Coey won silver in the junior varsity boys’ Tetrathlon.
For the Predators, Jessica Gundrum was a triple medalist in the varsity girls’ division, winning silver in the 80 metre hurdles (12.38 seconds), silver in the triple jump (10.80 metres) and bronze in the long jump (4.90 metres).
Other Westman medal winners Saturday were Boissevain’s Nathan Arde won silver in the junior varsity boys’ javelin; a silver for Neepawa’s varsity boys’ 4 X 100 metre relay team; Roblin’s Josh Paul won bronze in the varsity boys’ shot put; Baldur’s Chelsea Dearsley won bronze in varsity girls’ discus; Neepawa’s Dillan Neufeld won silver in varsity boys’ discus and Neepawa’s Amy Todurak medalled in Tetrathlon.