Records fall at Jesse Bent track meet

Royal City track club runners sets two new meet records at Coquitlam Cheetah-hosted junior development meet

Grace Fetherstonhaugh broke two meet age-group records at the annual Jesse Bent Memorial track and field meet in Coquitlam.

The Glenbrook Middle School runner set new 14/15 girls’ marks with a 3:44.77 time in the 1,200 metres and a 6:39.04 clocking at 2,000m. Both gold-medal times qualified her for the u-16 age category at the Canadian Legion national youth championships in August.

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Royal City Track teammate Emily Chilton also qualified for the Legion nationals, finishing in third place behind Fetherstonhaugh in the 1,200m. Chilton also took gold in the 800m.

Shea Janke, 13, won both the 800 and 1,200m races. Amanda Scott was third at 1,200m

Emily Bowles, 10, won the girls’ 1,000m and was third at 600m.

In the 11-year-old division, Kate Stewart-Barnett won at 1,000m and was third at 600m. Milena Kalisch was third at 1,000m.

Club newcomer Sabine Girt placed third in the 12-year-old girls’ 800m.

Nine-year-old Angus Steele won gold in the 600m.

Jenevieve Patry-Smith, 13, threw 30.30m in the girls’ hammer to claim first place and a national qualifying standard.

Courtney Vanee also qualified for the nats with a 32.22m hammer toss.

In high jump, Devon Strome leaped 1.50m to claim a silver medal.

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