Track athletes strong at Garriock meet

Nanaimo Track and Field Club athletes continue to set the pace on the Vancouver Island Track and Field Series. The local club sent a huge contingent to the Garriock Track Meet at Duncan June 11-12, and the Nanaimo athletes were in fine form.

Nanaimo Track and Field Club athletes continue to set the pace on the Vancouver Island Track and Field Series.

The local club sent a huge contingent to the Garriock Track Meet at Duncan June 11-12, and the Nanaimo athletes were in fine form.

Results include:

Nine-year-old boys – Keaton Heisterman, first, 600 metres, first 1,000m; Ethan Katzberg, first, high jump, first, 4x100m; Ethan Bryson, first, 4x100m; Ethan Anderson, first, 4x100m.

Nine-year-old girls – Makayla Mitchell, first, high jump, first, long jump, first, shot put.

10-year-old girls – Kaitlyn Watson, first, 1,000m, first, 60m hurdles, first, long jump.

11-year-old girls – Madison Heisterman, first, 1,000m.

13-year-old boys – Bryce Kosak, first, 80m hurdles, first, 200m hurdles, first, hammer throw, first, 4x100m; Jason Clare, first, triple jump, first, 4x100m; Carter Higgins, first, 2,000m, first, 4x100m; Josh Bailey, first, 4x100m.

13-year-old girls – Alyssa Mousseau, first, 800m; Amy Morris, first, 1,200m, first, 2,000m.

14-year-old boys – Charlie Andrews, first, 100m, first, 300m, first, shot put.

14-year-old girls – Jenaya Pynn, first, 300m; Amanda Dobbyn, first, 80m hurdles, first, 200m hurdles, first, long jump.

15-year-old boys – Andrew Degroot, first, 200m, first, 300m.

15-year-old girls – Marita DeSchiffart, first, 2,000m.

16-17-year-old girls – Madeleine Robinson, first, 800m

18-19-year-old men – Dylan Kelso, first, 100m.

Masters women – Valerie Capewell, first, 200m.

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