Schmidt competes at OFSAA

Submitted by Judi Paul

The following are HHSS sports briefs for the week ending May 5.

The HHSS track and field team competed at the Michelle Foley Bay of Quinte Invitational track and field meet on Thursday April 27 in Belleville. Highlights of the day included a strong performance by our midget girls particularly Samantha Pamplin with a 10th in the 80-metre hurdles and 11th place finishes in the 100-metre dash and a 12th place finish in long jump. Also senior Kendall Marsden placed third in long jump and won her 200-metre heat while senior teammates Mia Quigley finished in ninth while Shelby Stevenson finished 11th in the 400-metre hurdles.
Midget athlete Isaac Little had an excellent showing in 300-metre hurdles with a fifth place while junior athlete Coleman Heaven finished fourth in the 300-metre hurdles and ninth in discus (one kilogram) junior Connor Spence finished second place in the 100-metre hurdles with junior Charles Whitehead finishing in javelin senior Kyle Brinkos finished seventh in the 400-metre hurdles and ninth in the 110-metre hurdles Sam Longo finishing ninth in the 800 metres and 11th  in 1500 metres and senior Ryan Manning earning a 15th  in 1500 metres.

Ben Schmidt represented HHSS at OFSAA this past weekend after earning a silver medal at COSSA. Results were not available as of press time.
Submitted by Judi Paul