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Shanks leads way for N.B. athletes

MONTREAL – Josh Shanks of Lepreau finished second in the 1500-metre event with a personal best time of four minutes, 5.72 seconds to lead a charge of provincial athletes at the Montreal Youth Challenge. N.B. athletes teamed with Nova Scotia athletes and competed against Team Ontario and Team Quebec. Other New Brunswickers and their results included Pierre Dumouchel of Quispamsis, sixth in the 400m in 56.11 and sixth in the 1500m in 4:23.33; Ben Fowler of Grand Bay-Westfield, sixth in the 60m hurdles in 9:30, fifth in the high jump with a jump of 1.7m and sixth in the long jump with a jump of 5.74m; Matthew MacLaughlin of New Maryland, third in 400m in 52.41; Jacob Bradley of Riverview, seventh in 60m hurdles in 9.56, Sebastian Mueller of Riverview, seventh in long jump with a jump of 4.88m. On the women’s side, Victoria LeBlanc of Saint John finished fourth in the long jump with a jump of 4.85m, fifth in the 60m hurdles in 10.29 and sixth in the 60m in 8.49 seconds; Taylor Dunn of New Maryland, third in the 1500m in 4:56.38 and sixth in the 400m in 1:08.05; Christelle Frenette of Dieppe, fourth in the shot put with a throw of 10.62m; Hailee Cook of Miramichi, fourth in the high jump with a jump of 1.55m and seventh in the long jump with a jump of 4.22m; Audrey Lanteigne of Losier Settlement, sixth in the long jump with a jump of 4.50m; and Christelle Frenette of Dieppe, fourth in the shot put with a throw of 10.62m.