Yesterday was the 2018 B.C. cross-country high school championships, where just over 1,000 runners raced in Nanaimo, B.C. Despite the rain, Oak Bay High School in Victoria took the senior boy’s team title for the fourth year in a row. In the senior women’s event, Sentinel High School of West Vancouver took the win. 

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The OFSAA (Ontario Federation Schools Athletic Association) Championships also took place yesterday in Dundas, Ont. Many of these high school athletes will participate in their provincial club meets in the coming week and go on to participate in the Athletics Canada cross-country championships. 

Fort Henry in Kingston, Ont. will host both national championships this fall. The U Sports cross-country championships will be held November 10th, 2018 and Athletics Canada nationals will be held two weeks later on November 24, 2018. The Athletics Canada national championships will also serve as the qualifying meet for the cross-country World Championships in Denmark in March of 2019. 

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BC XC Results:

Senior boys

  1. Josh Woolgar – RCS
  2. Liam Dwyer – Mt. Douglas Secondary
  3. Alexander Farlinger – West Van

Junior boys

  1. Matti Erickson – LV Rogers 
  2. Jonathan Hofer – South Delta
  3. Gage Zanette – John Barsby 

Senior girls 

  1. Kendra Lewis – Van Tech 
  2. Ceili McCabe – Little Flower Academy 
  3. Baneet Bains – Princess Margaret 

Junior girls 

  1. Madelyn Bonikowsky – South Delta
  2. Iris Tinmouth – Mark R. Isfeld
  3. Christiana Peet Williams – Chilliwack 

Full results here

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