Athletics

Third, seventh place finishes for Mohawk running teams


MohawkLogoMohawk’s Jason Laporta finished in seventh place at London’s Fanshawe Invitational Cross Country meet Saturday (Sept. 17), leading Mohawk to a third place finish in the men’s team competition.

Laporta was timed in 28:58 in the eight kilometre race. Fanshawe won the men’s team event and one of their runners, Seth Marcaccio, timed in 26:34, was the individual winner.

Other Mohawk men’s results included:

Kyle Rooke (16) 29:25; Kyler Norton (22) 30:08; Hassan Ishaq (29) 30:58; Sheldon Wilcox (31) 31:06; Brad Wilcox (36) 31:21; Dylan Colquhoun (42) 31:54; Jeff Whaling (52) 32:39; and Gallagher Patterson (56) 33:01.

Mohawk’s Sarah Beairstso was fourth in the women’s 5K event and clocked 20:20.

The winner was Mary Strain of Cambrian, in 18:47.

Other Mohawk results in the women’s division were:

Audrey Deweerd (38) 22:59; Lorelei Wiebe (41) 23:03; and Zena Bromby (78) 27:33.

Mohawk was seventh in the women’s team event, which was won by Humber.

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