Tremblay and Hansal medal at OFSAASaturday, June 08, 2013 by: Chris Dawson
West Ferris' bronze medallist Graham Hansel (far right) stands on the podium beside Jeremy Cougler (gold) and Brandon Allen of General Amherst High School (silver in 5:45,53). Photo submitted.
A pair of North Bay athletes medalled at OFSAA at the Oshawa Civic Recreational Complex on Friday.
Algonquin's Tabitha Tremblay found gold in the Jr. girls Javelin with a winning distance of 34.99 M.
Tremblay edged Madeline McCloskey of Essex DHS, who finished with a distance of 34.83.
West Ferris Trojans Graham Hansal captured a bronze medal in the 2000 M Steeple Chase.
Hansal raced to a time of 5:50.26, which was 4 seconds ahad of his NOSSA winning time.
Port Hope's Jeremy Coughler raced to the 2nd best OFSAA 2000 M Steeple time of 5:38.87 to capture gold.
North Bay's Alain Boucher still holds the best OFSAA and Canadian Inter-Scholastic time of 5:37,76, set in 1982.
After his qualifying heat yesterday, Graham commented, "That was the most fun I have ever had in a race."