Several students from Erskine School shone at a cross-country meet in Lacombe on Oct. 17, with one earning the gold medal for his age division.
Grade 7 student Isaac Lee took first place for his group, completing the two-kilometre course in 7:33, a gap of more than 40 seconds over his closest competitor.
Lee was the only student in the Clearview Public Schools division to earn gold at the CWAJHAA meet. He will go on to compete at provincials in Ardrossan on Nov. 1.
Several other Erskine students placed in the top 10 for their age groups. Ava Lee finished eighth among Grade 6 girls, while Marcus Laisnez finished seventh among Grade 6 boys.
Avery Chick was eighth among Grade 7 girls, while Gracie Morbeck finished eighth among Grade 9 girls.
Also competing from Erskine were Alandra Couch, Jackson Squires, Connor Robertson, Zac Bryson and Isaac Nibourg.
Over 770 runners from grades 6 through 9, representing four school divisions, competed at the meet in Lacombe.