June was a busy month for Wolves Athletics Club members:
- At the Alberta High School Provincial Championships on June 1 and 2, Joren Manz captured the bronze in the Senior Mens 800m. Joren recorded his first sub 2 800m, stopping the clock in 1:59.26. Joren also placed 5th in the 400m (51.17, 50.86 in heats ) and ran a leg on the 9th place NW Zone 4 x 400m team (3:44.40)
Hayden “Sanchez” Hollowell also had a notable meet, highlighted by a 4th place and new personal best in the Senior Mens 1500m (4:16.92). Sanchez also recorded a 6th place in the 800m (2:06.67 and a 7th place in 3000m (9:37.23). Considering his previous best placing at a provincial high school’s was 9th, Sanchez ended his high school career on a high note.
Full Results are listed here.
The Zone 8 Alberta Summer Games Trials took place in Grande Prairie on Sunday, June 17. A team of 39 athletes was selected to compete at the 2012 Games in Lethbridge from July 26 to 29. Kit Liske, the 2010 ASG silver medalist in the Midget Boys Javelin, served notice that he will be a force to be reckoned with by winning the 100m, 200m, 300m, triple jump , and javelin events at the trials
Former Wolves runner Fiona Benson qualified for the final in the womens 1500m at the Canadian Olympic Trials in Calgary on June 28 and 29. Benson, the youngest qualifier, finished 11th in a time of 4:35.75. Early in June, Benson improved her personal best times in the 1500m (4:22) and the 800m (2:08) in a series of meets in the Lower Mainland.
Olympic Trials results http://www.2012trials.ca/Live_Results/Trials/index.php?Day=Friday