Sudbury’s Lo-Ellen Park Secondary dominated the first day of the first Northern Ontario Secondary School Athletics track and field championships to be held in two years.
The event is being held May 25 and 26 at the Jo Forman Track Complex in Sault Ste. Marie. Thirty-two high schools from across Northern Ontario are competing, including from Sudbury Lo-Ellen Park Secondary, Lockerby Composite, Lasalle Secondary, Confederation Secondary, Bishop Alexander Carter Catholic Secondary, Marymount Academy, Lively Secondary, St. Benedict Catholic Secondary, Collège Notre-Dame, École secondaire catholique Champlain, St. Charles College, École secondaire catholique du Sacré-Coeur, École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier and École secondaire catholique Horizon.
After the first day of competition, Lo-Ellen Park has a commanding lead with 218 points. That’s nearly 70 points ahead of the next highest school, also from Sudbury, Lockerby Composite with 151 points.
Lo-Ellen Park is also dominating when broken down by male and female athletes. On the female side, Lo-Ellen and Lockerby round out the top two with 98 and 80 points respectively. Manitoulin Secondary is in third with 58 points.
On the male side, it’s Lo-Ellen and Lockerby in the top spots again with 120 and 71 points respectively.
The competition continues today.