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Wilkinson Takes Gold at HS Track & Field Championship

By: Bruce Luebke
Posted: June 6, 2014 21:42

  Six Westman athletes earned medals during Day Two of the Provincial High School Track & Field Championship Friday in Winnipeg.  
  Ste. Rose’s Caitlin Wilkinson was Westman’s only gold medalist, winning the Varsity Girls’ high jump by clearing 1.59 metres.  
  Kytrina Reid of Vincent Massey placed third in the Junior Varsity Girl’s high jump with a leap of 1.45 metres while Neepawa’s Cole Tardiff took bronze in the Varsity Boys’ high jump, clearing 1.80 metres.  
  Neelin’s Keegan Herperger took bronze in the Varsity Boys’ javelin with a toss of 47.41 metres; Grandview’s Branden Storey was third in the Junior Varsity Boys’ shot put at 13.42 metres and Treherne’s Teri Soldier won bronze in the Varsity Girls’ shot put with a toss of 9.72 metres.  
  The third and final day is Saturday at University Stadium at the University of Manitoba.  
  Finals in the 200, 400, 800 and 3,000 metre races are on tap Saturday along with multiple field event finals in long jump, triple jump and discus.

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