Highwood High School sends five students to Provincials – OkotoksOnline.com

Highwood High School is sending five of its student-athletes to Provincials after a successful trip to the South-Central Zones championships.

The South-Central Zone Championships were held last Wednesday (May 22) at Calgary’s Foothills Athletic Park and saw Kirstyn Keller, Jacob Mcleish, Nathan Johnstone, Mike Schultz and Ethan Rich qualify for the Provincials held in Edmonton June 7-8 held. .

Keller came first in the junior 100m race with a time of 13.59.

Jacob Mcleish is gaining ground on his competition.  (Photo submitted by Craig Mathieson)Jacob Mcleish is gaining ground on his competition. (Photo submitted by Craig Mathieson)

Mcleish qualified for provincials in three events for Senior Boys with a long jump with a jump of 5.65m, discus with a throw of 29.69m, and as anchor of the 4×100 relay with a time of 47.72. Johnstone, Schultz and Rich were also in the 4×100 relay and will join Mcleish at the Provincials. Johnstone also finished third in Javelin with a throw of 36.5m, and third in shot put with a throw of 10.21m.

With the athletes’ efforts, all five will head to Edmonton to make High River and Highwood High School proud.