Sienna Lenz of Abby Middle races to victory in the Grade 8 girls division last Wednesday in the final event of the Lafarge Cross-Country Grand Prix series.

Sienna Lenz of Abby Middle races to victory in the Grade 8 girls division last Wednesday in the final event of the Lafarge Cross-Country Grand Prix series.

Royals crown champs as Lafarge cross-country series wraps up

The Valley Royals track and field club hosted the last of four Lafarge Cross-Country Grand Prix events at Clearbrook Park last Wednesday.

Champions were crowned last Wednesday as the Valley Royals track and field club hosted the last of four Lafarge Cross-Country Grand Prix events at Clearbrook Park.

Auguston Traditional Elementary claimed the top aggregate prize – the Jane Swan Fitness Award, emblematic of the school which posts the top combined results. Auguston’s runners racked up 96 points, out-distancing second-place MEI Elementary (43).

Individual aggregate winners through four races on the girls’ side included Emily DeJager (Abby Christian, Grade 4), Madeline Wolfe (Auguston, Grade 5), Marquesis Haintz (unattached, Grade 6), Rachel Mortimer (Chief Dan George, Grade 7) and JoJo Calverley (unattached, Grade 8).

Boys overall champs included Lockhart MacGregor (Auguston, Grade 4), Ben Pike (King Traditional, Grade 5), Benjamin Gosson (Abby Christian, Grade 6), Parker Wakelyn (W.A. Fraser, Grade 7) and Noah Nickel (MEI Middle, Grade 8).

Wednesday’s individual race winners included DeJager, Wolfe, Haintz, Mortimer and Sienna Lenz (Abby Middle, Grade 8) on the girls’ side, and Pike, Gosson, Wakelyn, Sam Brandsma (MEI Elementary, Grade 4) and Carter Miller (W.A. Fraser, Grade 8) on the boys’ side.

For full Lafarge series results, visit valleyroyals.org.

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