Yukon schools met to knuckle hop, high kick, head pull and more at the Yukon Arctic Sports Inter-School Championships at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre last week.
Porter Creek Secondary and Whitehorse Elementary School were the big winners in the two-day event hosted by the Yukon Aboriginal Sports Circle.
Porter Creek won Friday’s high school ahead of F.H. Collins Secondary in second, Vanier Catholic Secondary in third and Ecole Emilie Tremblay in fourth.
Whitehorse Elementary won the elementary competition the previous day. Carcross School and Selkirk Elementary tied for second in front of Ecole Emilie Tremblay.
Friday’s championship saw 35 participants take part while 77 competed for elementary schools on Dec. 12.
The Arctic sports trials for the Arctic Winter Games took place on Saturday. The team roster will be released at the end of January.
Overall individual results
1st Matt Jacobson
2nd Kurt Spenne
3rd Andre Crist
3rd Derrick Gibbons
1st Mikaiah Ladue
2nd Maik McKinnon
3rd Jackie Lam
1st Fayne O’Donovan
2nd Megan Banks
3rd Robyn Poulter
Grade 3/4 male: Zachary Saplyary
Grade 3/4 female: Charliez McLaughlin
Grade 5/6 male: Derek Devling
Grade 5/6 female: Zoe Sage
Grade 7 male: Liam Matters
Grade 7 female: Alisa Albisser
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