Track athletes post qualifying times

A contingent from the Nanaimo Track and Field Club performed well at the Garriock Track Meet in Duncan June 9-10.

Nanaimo Track and Field Club athletes Jenaya Pynn

Nanaimo track and field athletes won their races, and their success has led to more good things.

A contingent from the Nanaimo Track and Field Club performed well at the Garriock Track Meet in Duncan June 9-10.

For athletes in the 14-15-year-old age group, the meet was a qualifier for the B.C. Summer Games and Jenaya Pynn, Charlie Andrews, Alyssa Mousseau, Jason Clare, Rachel Jerome, Carter Higgins, Amy Morris, Josh Bailey have all been selected for the team.

Results from the Garriock meet include:

14-15-year-old girls – Jenaya Pynn, first, 300 metres, first, 800m; Alyssa Mousseau, first, 1,200m; Amy Morris, first, 2,000m; Rachel Jerome, first, long jump, first, triple jump.

14-15-year-old boys – Charlie Andrews, first, 100m dash; Carter Higgins, first, 800m, first, 1,500m; Josh Bailey, first, 2,000m; Jason Clare, first, triple jump.

Masters women – Karen Shook, first, 100-metre dash.

Masters men – Vern Shook, first, 100m dash, first, 200m; Sven Donaldson, first, triple jump, first, discus.

Nine-year-old girls – Paige Higgins, first, high jump.

10-year-old girls – Karly Dickenson, first, 600m, first, 1,000m; Makayla Mitchell, first, 800m race walk, first, high jump, first, discus, first, javelin, first, shot put.

10-year-old boys – Keaton Heisterman, first, 600m, first, 1,000m, first, 800m race walk; Ethan Katzberg, first, high jump, first, discus, first, javelin, first, shot put.

11-year-old girls – Evelynne Pallard, first, 600m, first, 1,000m, first, long jump.

11-year-old boys – Nate Seaman, first, 600m, first, 1,000m.

12-year-old girls – Madison Heisterman, first, 800m, first, 1,200m; Marina Anderson, first, 800m race walk; Jessica Ory, first, high jump.

12-year-old boys – Jeremiah Morris, first, shot put; Dominic Boar, first, 80m hurdles, first, 200m hurdles.

13-year-old boys – Jack Schlitz, first, triple jump.

16-17-year-old girls – Erica DeSchiffart, first, 2,000m steeplechase.

16-17-year-old boys – Sean Miller, first, 3,000m.

18-19-year-old men – Joel DeSchiffart, first, 800m.

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