Emily Chilton, Grace Fetherstonhaugh and Maxwell Jones were part of a strong contingent from the Royal City Track and Field Club which returned from the Coquitlam Cheetahs’ Jesse Bent Memorial track meet with gold medals.
Chilton posted the first-place time in the 16-to-17 year old girls 800-metres race, finishing in 2:21.24 minutes, five seconds ahead of her nearest competitor.
In the girls 16-17 division 2000m steeplechase, Fetherstonhaugh cleared the barriers in a time of 6:56.82, besting the event by nearly 12 seconds. Jones cleared a boys 14-15 division winning height of 3.07m in the pole vault, ahead of the runner-up height of 2.70m.
For Max Holmes, the winning time in the boys 10-year-old 1000m race was 3:30.33, with a seven-second separation to the next runner.
Jenevieve Patry-Smith topped the girls 14-15 javelin with a toss of 38.55m, three metres further than her nearest rival, while Indira Chiang picked up a gold medal in the 10-year-old girls’ shotput, with a distance of 6.44m. She would add a bronze in the 60m dash.
In the 12-year-old boys’ 1200m race, Cameron Dewith finished first in a time of 4:07.37, with an 11-second margin to the next quickest time.
Picking up three silvers was 13-year-old Katelyn Stewart-Barnett, in the 800m, 2300m and high jump, while 12-year-old Emily Bowles scored a pair of silver, in 300m and 800m, and a bronze in 1200m.
Here are more RCTFC results: GIRLS, Div. 9 – Ellie Yong, 2nd 60h, 7th LJ. Div. 10 – Sophie Campbell, 8th HJ; Indira Chiang, 1st SP, 3rd 600m, 10th LJ; Gracelyn Mazzei, 6th 600m, 7th 60h; Livia Russo, 6th HJ, 13th 60m.
Div. 11 – Nicole Blatherwick, 6th Jav, 8th Disc, Kathryn Doyle, 2nd Jav, 6th Disc, 9th SP; Samantha Lorenz, 9th 60m; Katherine Martin, 10th Jav; Annika Yong, 5th Jav, 9th 60h, 12th LJ.
Div. 12 – Monika Arcadi, 3rd 300m, 5th 800m, 1200m, 6th 200h, 11th Jav; Emily Bowles, 2nd 300m, 800m, 3rd 1200m; Kate Bowles, 10th Jav, 11th 200m; Naseeb Shokar, 5th 300m, SP, 9th HJ, 11th 200h.
Div. 13 – Alicia Bremer, 3rd 80h; Ella Foster, 6th LJ, 7th 100m, HJ; Katelyn Stewart-Barnett, 2nd 800m, 1200m, HJ; Riley Storms, 6th 200h, 12th 200m; Anja Tjernagel, 5th 100m, 10th Jav, 11th LJ; Shushan Woldeslass, 7th Jav.
Div. 14-15 – Elizabeth Bowles, 6th 800m, 1200m, 11th 300m; Emma Celle, 6th Disc; 9th SP, 10th LJ; Emma Dolman, 4th 200h, 1500st, 9th 300m; Jenevieve Patry-Smith, 1st Jav; Joelle Pinvidic, 3rd HT, 12th LJ; Lauryn Savela, 4th Jav, 5th HJ, 8th SP, 12th 200m. Div. 16-17 – Emily Chilton, 1st 800m; Grace Fetherstonhaugh, 1st 200st; Ashlynne Stairs, 3rd 1500m; Devin Strome, 4th HJ; Lauren Vanee, 3rd 400h, 4th 100h.
BOYS, Div. 9 – Julian Lauritzen, 4th 600m, 60h, 5th LJ; Ryan Perks, 3rd HJ. Div. 10 – Noah Brolin, 2nd SP, 5th Jav; Max Holmes, 1st 1000m; Markus Savela, 3rd Jav, 4th 60h, 6th LJ, 8th HJ, SP; Andrew Van Den Driesen, 4th 1000m, HJ, LJ, 6th 60m. Div. 11 – Lukas Bulin, 3rd 1000m, 8th 100m, Jav, 11th 200m; Kairo Chiang, 7th 60m, 9th LJ, 8th SP; Ranuga Silva, 6th 100m, 200m, 10th 60m; Levi Tuura, 7th SP, 8th 60h.
Div. 12 – Cameron Dewith, 1st 1200m, 5th 200h, 11th LJ; Colin Van Den Driesen, 5th 300m, 9th 200h, 11th 80h. Div. 13 – Evan Beckers, 11th 300m, 5th 1200m, 12th 800m; Matthew Campbell, 11th Jav, 12th LJ; Jaden Knight, 3rd Jav, 4th Disc, 5th SP.
Div. 14-15 – Gavin Fan, 3rd 300m, 4th 200m; Nikhil Hirani, 7th Disc, 8th Jav, 12th LJ; Shea Janke, 2nd 1200m,1500st 3rd 2000m; Ryan Jensen, 2nd 100h, 3rd 200h, 6th Jav; Maxwell Jones, 5th LJ. Div. 16-17 – Finnley Cookson, 2nd PV, 8th 400m, 800m.