South Delta students bring home 10 medals from BC Elementary Championships

Southpointe's Mina Stefanovic leads way with four including three gold.

It was small in numbers but big in results for local athletes at last weekend’s 51st annual B.C. Elementary Schools Track and Field Championships at Minoru Park in Richmond.

The three-day event featured five age divisions for boys and girls — ranging from nine-to-13.

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Southpointe Academy’s Mina Stefanovic was a major force on the track in the Girls 10-Year-old Division. She captured the 100 metre (15.21 seconds), 600 metres (1:58.57) and 1,000 metres (3:38.13) events. She also added a silver in the 60 metre sprint with a time of 9.78 seconds.

Another Southpointe student — Derek Encarnacion — was also a multi-medal winner in the 11-year-old Boys Division. He captured the 100 metres (14.24), added silver in the 200 metres (29.13) and bronze in the 60 metres (8.93 seconds).

Also in 10-year-old Girls, Sacred Heart's Makena Decaire won the long jump (3.67 metres) and Danielle Kay took gold in the shot put with a throw of 6.78 metres. 

Rounding out the local contingent was bronze for Southpointe's Adam MacKay in the 10-year-old Boys’ shot put thanks to a best throw of 6.96.

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