Track and Field: Great results for local track stars

Trail Track and Field Club athletes were off to the races at the Jack Brow Track Meet in Kelowna over the Canada Day long weekend.

Trail Track and Field Club athletes were off to the races at the Jack Brow Track Meet in Kelowna over the Canada Day long weekend.

Six local track and field athletes took home a total of nine medals at the annual event that saw close to 200 athletes from across B.C. and Alberta compete.

Masters athlete Donal Currie was golden all around with first-place finishes in the 100-metre sprint, theĀ  200-m sprint and 1,500-m run.

In the 12 year old girls division, Elizabeth Mayer rang up gold in the long jump with a leap of 3.85-m., a silver in the 100-metre dash, a bronze in the 300-m run and the high jump, and fouth-place finishes in the 800-m run, 80-m hurdles, and 200-m hurdles.

Maya Amantea and Jendaya Shields also had some good performances in nine year old girls. Shields won silver in the high jump, fourth in the shot put, fifth in 60-m hurdles and long jump, and sixth in the 100-m dash.

Amantea came fourth in the 1,000-m run, eighth in the long jump, and 10th in the 60-m dash and the hurdles.

Madeline Kinghorn, 12, grabbed sixth place in the 300-m dash, ninth in 200-m hurdles, 10 in the long jump, and shot put.

In the 10-year-old boys category Finley Kinghorn took top spot winning gold in the javelin with a throw of 18.19 metres. He just missed a medal in shot put placing fourth, and came fifth in the discus.