RCTFC athletes show strength and speed at BC High School Championships

Royal City track athletes who competed at the BC High School Championships

From top row and left to right: Lauren Vanee, Emily Chilton, Jenviève Patry-Smith, Devin Strome, Jack Foster, Gavin Fan, Shea Janke, Ryan Jensen, Grace Fetherstonhaugh, Brianna Bates and Jeremy Belcher

Congratulations to Royal City Track and Field Club athletes who qualified to compete against tough competitors from all over the province at the BC High School Championships: Lauren Vanee (300m hurdles, javelin), Emily Chilton (400m, 800m and 4x400m senior relay), Jenevieve Patry-Smith (javelin, hammer throw and discus), Devin Strome (80m hurdles and high jump), Jack Foster ( long jump, triple jump and high jump), Gavin Fan (400m), Shea Janke (3000m), Ryan Jensen (triple jump and100m hurdles), Grace Fetherstonhaugh (1500m, 3000m and 4x400m senior relay) and Jeremy Belcher (triple jump, 4x400m Gr 8 relay team).

Highlights included: Gr 8 Jenevieve Patry-Smith’s Silver medal in javelin and 8th place in discus (in the Junior category-Gr 9/10), Devin Strome’s 5th place in junior high jump, Jeremy Belcher’s 7th place in Gr 8 triple jump, newcomer to the club Jack Foster’s 4th place in Gr 8 triple jump, 4th place in long jump and 7th place in high jump, Emily Chilton’s 9th place in Junior 400m and 1st on senior 4x400m relay team, Grace Fetherstonhaugh’s 4th place in Junior 3000m, 8th place in junior 1500m and 1st on senior 4x400m relay team, and Brianna Bates’ 4th place in Junior pole vault and 5th place in javelin.

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