THUNDERBIRD PERFORMANCES AT THE BC HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY PROVINCIAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The club had a total of 26 athletes compete at the BC High School Championships. 

High light of the meet for the club was the emergence of Rhiannon Evans, having the race of her life to finish 8th, a mere 22 seconds out of the medals. Way to go Rhiannon!

All the girls who followed her across the finish line had strong performances: Erin Potter returning from mono, Allison Perrin capping an emergent cross-country season and Kansas Mackenzie, battling a foot injury. 

In the boys race, the top performer was Willy Cliff in 13th, chased closely to the line by Christian Gravel and Braden Neufeld; a commendable performance also by Tim Smith, an 800 runner stepping up to cross-country, never an easy feat.

In the Junior race there were strong performances by Peggy Noel, Amanda Chronkhite and Katrina Allison.

OVERALL RESULTS FEMALE

1 JOHNSON Oak Bay 16:05 
2 DRAPER Oak Bay 17:00 
3 HOOPER Claremont 17:02 
8 EVANS Point Grey 17:24 
20 DIGBY Kitsilano 18:01 
22 MACKENZIE Prince of Wales 18:05 
26 POTTER West Point Grey Academy 18:14 
38 PERRIN West Point Grey Academy 18:29 
48 CARLE West Point Grey Academy 18:46 
84 RIPPEL Point Grey 19:35 
82 COSCHIZZA Little Flower Academy 19:58 
146 TOPHAM York House 20:37 
165 MACDOUGALL West Point Grey Academy 21:08 
167 THOMPSON York House 21:11 
202 BULMER Kitsilano 22:04 

OVERALL RESULTS MALE

1 HAIGHT Oak Bay 21:24.4 2 MOHAMOUD Fleetwood 21:51.9 
3 SHARPE Claremont 22:05.5 
13 CLIFF St. Georges-A 23:06.6 
14 GRAVEL St. Georges-A 23:10.1 
22 NEUFELD Point Grey 23:39.3 
23 CHATUR St. Georges-A 23:40.2 
27 SMITH St. Georges-A 23:50.7
87 GILSIG Prince of Wales 25:26.7 
102 MOORE Kitsilano 25:44.2
123 PHILIPS Magee 26:08.2 142 TAYLOR Lord Byng 26:32.0 
152 LING St. Georges-B 26:44.1 
165 KNECHTEL Prince of Wales 26:56.9