OAK BAY TRACK AND FIELD NEWS June 2016
Track and Field BC’s June 2016
Congratulations to the members of the Oak Bay Track and Field team. Both the Junior and Senior teams had a successful weekend at the Provincial Championships with over 50 athletes from our school qualifying and competing. There were so many personal bests achieved by individuals and relay teams it was amazing. The two teams combined for thirty two top eight finishes on both the track and in the field. Special mention to medallists
Joe Robertson 3rd in the 3000m
Nick Mickleberry 3rd in the high jump
Junior Boys 4x400m Relay team 3rd
and Provincial Champion Rachel Grohovac in the Junior Girls Pole Vault.
And best of all the Junior team won the BC Combined Championship Banner this year in an outstanding team effort. Sixteen different athletes or relay teams scored points over the weekend. A true team effort.
Last week was amazing for Oak Bay Track and Field as we have now completed the Lower Island and Island Championships. The Junior team captured its 28th consecutive City Championship. The Senior team won its 24th City Championship in a row. Over 100 athletes qualified for the city championships and 35 boy and girl athletes managed to capture a gold medal finish. An amazing total of 118 top-three finishes were recorded by Oak Bay athletes. It was a great effort by everyone involved. Joe Robertson highlighted the championship with a new record in the boys Grade 9 3000 meter run. The boys grade 9 Junior and Senior divisions managed to sweep all the relays at the city championships as well. At the Island Championships last Wednesday and Thursday the Junior team recorded its 26th consecutive victory and the Senior team its 25th consecutive victory. An amazing pair of streaks by an amazing team. In total 23 different Oak Bay athletes or teams were Island Champions with 65 total top-three finishes in the meet as well. A special mention to the Junior boys 4×400 relay team who raced to a new island record in their event as well as Nick Mickleberry who captured an exciting new high jump school record of 1.96 meters.
- Lower Island Junior Champions 1988 – 2016
- Lower Island Senior Champions 1992 – 2016
- Island Junior Champions 1990-2016
- Island Senior Champions 1991-2016
- BC Champions 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,2013