RECAP: Track & Field Private 8 Championships

The Canterbury boys and girls track and field squads had strong showings at the Private 8 Championships last week, April 18-19, 2024, at Evangelical Christian School.
The girls finished second overall, while the boys finished in sixth. Collectively, the Cougars recorded 20 Top 5 finishes, with five being named Private 8 Champions

In just her first year in the sport, freshman Ava W. '27 brought home the title in the high jump (1.57m), currently ranking No. 1 in FHSAA 1A. The girls 4x100 relay team (Cheyenne M. '26, Ellie M. '25, Alex T. '25, Joslyne M. '26) raced to a school-record 49.0 to finish in first. Joseph D. '24 cruised to a first-place finish in the 100m (11.56s), while his sister, Joselyn D. '26, brought home the title in the 100m hurdles (15.46s), and Remy F. '26 finished in first in the shot put (8.92m).

The Cougar track and field team now turns its attention to the district meet on Thursday, April 25, at Community School of Naples. 

[Complete Results]

Girls [Second Place]

  • Ava W. '27: First place, high jump
  • Joslyne D. ' 26: First place, 100m hurdles (No. 2 in FHSAA 1A); Second place, 200m; Third place, long jump
  • Lydia K. '27: Third place, discus; Third place shot put
  • Lauren C. '28: Fifth place, discus; Fifth place, shot put 
  • Remy F. '26: First place, shot put
  • Ellie M. '25: Fourth place, 100m
  • Clara T. '27: Fourth Place, 800m
  • Gabby O. '28: Fifth place, 800m
  • Alex T. '25: Third place, 200m
  • Isa H. '26: Seventh place, 3200m
  • 4x100m relay (Cheyenne M. '26, Ellie M. '25, Alex T. '25, Joslyne D. '26): First place (49.0) SCHOOL RECROD
  • 4x800m relay (Carlie M. '28, Gabby O. '28, Cheyenne M. '26, Clara T. '27): Third place (10:45.41)
  • 4x400m relay (Ellie M. '25, Carlie M. 28, Alex T. '25, Cheyenne M. '26): Fourth place
Boys [Sixth Place]
  • Colin M. '25: Second place, high jump
  • Judah L. '26: Tenth place, long jump
  • Luca F. '25: Ninth place, shot put; Tenth place, discus
  • Joseph D. '24: First place, 100m
  • Travis H. '25: Fourth place, 3200m
  • Justin H. '24: Fourth place, 1600m; Fourth place, 800m
  • Kai W. '24: Ninth place, 800m; Tenth place, 1600m
  • Mason J. '25: Sixth place, 200m; Eighth place, 400m
  • Gabe D. '25: Ninth place, 400m