VSSAA Prelims Recap & Who Cracked the Top 10 List

The VSSAA Preliminaries, which took place May 3rd and May 5th at the Rashpal Dhillon Track and Field Oval saw two great days of competition. This meet determined which athletes would represent VSSAA at the Sea to Sky Zone Finals set to take place a few weeks from now on May 23rd and 24th. 

The qualification process? Simple. The top six athletes in each event advance.

As for the Sea to Sky Zone Finals, this meet will include athletes from VSSAA, North Shore/How Sound and Independent school leagues where the top five athletes from each event will qualify for the BC High School Track & Field Championships

But for now let's get into some of the results from the VSSAA Preliminaries. Numerous athletes cracked into the VSSAA Championship Top 10 Performance List - which combines all divisions - marking their names into the record books. 

Note: These records started being put on record in 2008.


  • Chloe Symon of Lord Byng takes top spot in the 400m with 57.74, bettering the previous #1 by a full second. She also sits at #5 in the 800m with 2:20.44

  • Maya Baechler of Kitsilano sits at #2 in the 800, #2 in the 1500m with 4:46.86 and takes #8 in the 400m with 61.41


Top three team scores in each division are as follows:

Grade 8 Girls

  1. Kitsilano Secondary 148.5

  2. Lord Byng Secondary 102

  3. Vancouver Technical Secondary 72

Junior Girls

  1. Kitsilano Secondary 157

  2. Point Grey Secondary 123

  3. Sir Charles Tupper Secondary 107

Senior Girls

  1. Killarney Secondary 177

  2. Lord Byng Secondary 92

  3. Kitsilano Secondary 61

Grade 8 Boys

  1. Kitsilano Secondary 142

  2. Lord Byng Secondary 100

  3. Eric Hamber Secondary 38

Junior Boys

  1. Point Grey Secondary 129

  2. Eric Hamber Secondary 85

  3. Kitsilano Secondary 79

Senior Boys

  1. Killarney Secondary 156

  2. Lord Byng Secondary 86

  3. Kitsilano Secondary 76

For complete results click here.