Wm. E. Hay cross-country team wins medals in Wetaskiwin, look forward to provincials

Thirty students from Wm E Hay high school participated in the zone cross-country meet in Wetaskiwin with three races out of six ending with the victory of the Stettler athletes.

Fast runners - Wm. E. Hay’s successful cross-country team posing with their medals after their win in races in New Norway (L-R) Front: Joey Poapst

Thirty students from Wm E Hay high school participated in the zone cross-country meet in Wetaskiwin with three races out of six ending with the victory of the Stettler athletes.

Alana Skocdopole was first in junior girls, Buddy Brown was first in intermediate boys and Tyler Bissett was first in senior boys.

“For Tyler, this was his third straight zone title which is an amazing accomplishment in any high school sport,” said his coach Warren Aspenes.

Other athletes that qualified for the provincials were Andrea Pederson, (junior girls), Katrena Heier and Nicola Starling (intermediate girls) and Brad Lawlor, (senior boys).

Junior Wm E Hay girls also won the team event for having the best four finishers from any of the schools participating.

All athletes who qualified are continuing their training for the provincial cross-country meet being held in Wetaskiwin, on Saturday, Oct. 17.

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