By Neil Corbett, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News
Maple Ridge secondary held its annual Nick Wilkes Invitational track and field meet on Thursday, with high school athletes from around the region taking part.
It is one of the biggest events on the high school sports calendar in Maple Ridge each year. Some local highlights from the track events included:
• MRSS athlete Elijah Olson won the junior boys 100m final in a time of 11.76 seconds. That performance was close to a medal time for the senior boys sprint. Behind him was Kai Hussein of Pitt Meadows secondary in second place with a time of 11.91, and in third place was SRT’s Calib Gruninger in 11.98.