Record-setting weekend for CEC Track and Field

CCRSB News: 
Monday, June 5, 2017

The Cobequid Educational Centre (CEC) Cougars had a record-setting weekend at the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation (NSSAF) track and field championships at Beazley Field in Dartmouth.

CEC took home seven championship banners, including the overall Div. I title, a new NSSAF individual record and three new school records. The Cougars swept the Intermediate Girls and Boys, and Senior Girls and Boys divisions, marking the first time a Nova Scotia school has done so in 25 years.

The Truro-based high school was crowned champs in the following categories;

-    Intermediate Girls Provincial Champions with 107 points
-    Intermediate Boys Provincial Champions with 135 points
-    Intermediate Banner (Combined Boys and Girls) with 242 points
-    Senior Girls Provincial Champions with 134.5 points
-    Senior Boys Provincial Champions with 171 points
-    Senior Banner (Combined Boys and Girls) with 305.5 points
-    Div. I Banner with  547.5 points

Records set by the Cougars included:

-    Michael Adams broke the CEC and provincial record in Intermediate Boys javelin, throwing 51.86 metres.
-    The Intermediate Boys 4x100 metre relay team set a new CEC record, finishing in 45.98 seconds. Team members were Kamryn Matheson, Cameron Degroot, Brody Schmidt and Zach Richards.
-    Kamryn Matheson set a new Intermediate Boys CEC record with a 23.1 second run in the 200 metres.