Just over a dozen Royal City Track and Field Club athletes braved some of the worst conditions ever at the Langley Pacific Open Invitational Track Meet on June 16 and 17.
David Patry-Smith had top eight finishes in the 9 year old high jump and shot put. Megan Lauener and Anaiyah Bernier finished two and three in the 100m for 10 year old girls. Megan also medaled in the 60m hurdles, 600m, and the high jump. Shianne Lowka finished in the top eight in high jump and javelin for the 11 year old girls as well as medaling in the discus. Jeneviève Patry-Smith took first in the shot put and javelin in the 11 year old girl category. Maxwell Jones showed his dominance on the track by medaling in the 60m and 100m and winning the 200m in the 11 year old boys category. He also finished in the top eight in the 600m and 60m hurdles. Meanwhile his compatriot, Ryan Jensen medaled in the 60m hurldes and also had top eight finishes in the 600m.
Brianna Bates finished in the top eight in the 200m hurdles for the 12 year old girls and Ian Hunter finished fourth in both the long jump and high jump for the boys. Lauren Vanee finished in the top eight for the 13 year old girls’ long jump. In the midget category, Richard Wang finished in the top eight in the 2000m.