2,000 entries in Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows district elementary school track and field meet

The 2016 elementary schools track meet was held last week, and participation was up on both Thursday and Friday at Maple Ridge secondary.

Alouette elementary Grade 4 student Brady Knopp (left) competes in a 100-metre heat alongside Eric Langton elementary’s Aidan Evans at the district track and field meet at Maple Ridge secondary on Thursday.

Alouette elementary Grade 4 student Brady Knopp (left) competes in a 100-metre heat alongside Eric Langton elementary’s Aidan Evans at the district track and field meet at Maple Ridge secondary on Thursday.

The 2016 elementary schools track meet was held last week, and participation was up on both Thursday and Friday at Maple Ridge secondary’s track.

“Attendance for athletes was somewhere around 2000 children from 23 elementary schools,” said  meet organizer Paul Moran.

“And everybody left with a smile on his or her face.”

The results were:

Large schools

(place, school, points)

1) Kanaka 401

2) Albion 371

3) PME 270

4) Yennadon 224

5) ARE 222

6) Laity View 99

 

Medium schools

1) Davie Jones 207

2) Harry Hooge 158

3) Alouette 140

4) Golden Ears 119

5) MRE 84

6) Hammong 78

7) Eric Langton 73

 

Small schools

1) Meadowridge 208

2) E. McDermott 146

3) MRCS 136

4) Fairview 125

5) St. Pats 123

6) Whonnock 91

7) Webster’s 46

8) Blue Mountain 33

9) Glendwood 25

10) Highland Park 24