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Results from Pro Women’s heavyweights

New York’s Morgan Palmer won the Professional Women’s heavyweights championship at this year’s Glengarry Highland Games, besting a field 11 athletes, that included two with roots in the county.

Lisa MacDonald, of Alexandria, placed 10th, with her best result coming in the sheaf toss, where she tied for fifth.

Former Martintown resident, now living in Alberta, Laura Reusser was 9th. Her best result came in the 14 lb. weight for distance, where she finished sixth.

Full results can be viewed here.

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Dalkeith’s Baines takes 6th at Highland Games

Jason Baines, of Dalkeith, placed sixth in the final standings of the Open Professional Men’s division of the Glengarry Highland Games heavyweights competition, on August 3, in Maxville.

His best results came in the two hammer events, where he captured second. Baines threw the 22 lb. hammer 108 ft, 3.5 in. The lighter, 16 lb. hammer he hurled 129 ft. 1 in. The hammer is his bread and butter, getting his start in Olympic hammer throwing.

Jason Baines
Jason Baines in the heavyweights hammer throw

Josh Goldthorp, who hails from British Columbia, won the championship, while Robert Young (from Alberta) was second and Will Barron (Maine) third.

Full results can be accessed here.

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