Hundreds of secondary students from across the Nipissing District competed in the rain on Thursday May 24.
Hosted at St. Joseph Scollard Hall and Chippewa Secondary School, teachers, coaches, parents and volunteers from all schools facilitated each running, jumping and throwing event.
Leading the way in team standings was the sizeable Barons squad from École Secondaire Catholique Algonquin. The Scollard Hall Bears were not far behind in second, and the Chippewa Raiders took third place.
The best overall athlete of the meet, Janae Hardware, earned the prestigious Fergie Dowdall Award. The speedy grade 10 sprinter from Widdifield broke two meet records and displayed a high level of performance and sportsmanship throughout the day.
Dozens of athletes from each school in the region have qualified for NOSSA, which will be held in the same location on Wednesday and Thursday of next week. A fleet of student-athletes from Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and the North Shore will be competing for a chance to head to NOSSA.
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