PHS athletes to go to provincial games

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Bonnie Zimmerling



Bonnie Zimmerling

GATINEAU – Eleven Pontiac High School          students competed in the École Secondaire Mont Bleu annual track meet in Gatineau, May 23. Stasha Coté-Ryshpan (left), who won a gold medal in high jump, silver in the 400m and bronze in triple jump, and Rebecca Nugent (right), who won silver in both the long jump and discus, have qualified to go to the provincial games in Chicoutimi, June 6 to 8.
A number of PHS records were broken at the track meet and a new one created: 80m and long jump, Rebecca Nugent; javelin, Sarah-Michelle David (PHS’ first-ever Benjamin female javelin thrower); 800m, Grace Younge; high jump, Erika Ellison and Stasha Coté-Ryshpan; 1200m and 2000m, Ryan Nugent; 400m, Stasha Coté-Ryshpan; triple jump, Stasha Coté-Ryshpan; and long jump, Joel Beardsley. Erika Ellison won silver in high jump.