Buchwitz dominant in discus

The Chilliwack Track and Field club had another outstanding outing at a meet in Langley last weekend.

Chilliwack Track and Field Club athletes picked up five first place finishes at last weekend’s Langley Pacific Invitational meet.

Eleven year old Logan Buchwitz was the youngest medalist, topping his age group in discus with a toss of 22.50 metres. He added a third place finish in shot-put at 9.33m.

Ryan Higuchi collected gold in two youth boys’ events, winning the long jump (6.13m) and triple jump (12.62m). Higuchi added a sixth place finish in high jump (1.60m).

Masters competitors picked up the other firsts.

Ron Wichmann was the best of the best in his masters mens’ 3000m run with a time of 12:06.10.

Janet Ross beat the field in the masters womens’ 3000m run with a time of 15:23.08.

Kailea Fuller came close to gold in the 11 year old girls’ division, scoring second place in shot-put at 6.44m.

She also competed in the 60m hurdles (14.21s), 200m dash (38.21s) and discus (12.34m).

Nick Sale collected a third place finish in the youth boys’ 200m dash, blazing down the track in 24.47s. He also competed in the 100m dash, placing eighth at 11.98s.

Lucas Small competed in two midget boys’ events, finishing fifth in the 200m dash with a time of 25.59s.

He also competed in the 100m dash (12.85s).

In the youth girls’ group, Afton Servatius collected a fifth place finish in the 100m dash (13.45s) and also competed in the 200m dash (28.64s). Katie Procee was sixth in the 300m hurdles at 50.73s.

Tiffanie Childs was busy in the 12 year old girls’ group.

She competed in the 200m dash (30.96s), 80m hurdles (16.59s), discus (15.32m) and long jump (3.58m).

The youngest competitor, nine year old Jenna Janssens, timed 11.49s in the 60m dash and soared 2.06m in the long jump.

Just Posted

Violent sex offender found not guilty of breach for smoking marijuana

Once designated a dangerous offender, Kevin Miller reportedly back at Chilliwack halfway house

B.C. BUDGET: Fare freeze, free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

A complete fare freeze will be put into place on major routes, and fares will be rolled back on smaller routes by 15 per cent

Driver of vehicle down 90-foot embankment rescued on Highway 5 near Hope

Rope rescue conducted on mutual-aid call with Chilliwack SAR, Hope SAR and Agassiz fire department

Emergency first responders to hold training exercise at Sardis secondary Saturday

Chilliwack RCMP alert public the school grounds will be cordoned off in the morning Feb. 24

BC BUDGET: New spaces a step to universal child care

Fees reduced for licensed daycare operators

VIDEO: Top 10 B.C. budget highlights

The NDP is focusing on childcare, affordable housing and speeding up the elimination of MSP premiums

Condition of the Coquihalla concerning for tourists

“They don’t make a show called Highway to Hell for nothing…”

Canucks blow three goal lead, lose to Avalanche in overtime

Vancouver struggled on the penalty kill, as Colorado scored all five goals on the powerplay

Widow of avalanche victim sues Golden lodge operator

A woman from Alberta is suing guides, their mountain guide association and the lodge operator for negligence

BC BUDGET: NDP hope to nix court delays with $15 million cash influx

Union says funding could stop sheriffs from leaving for higher paid jobs

Cattlemen urge B.C. to prevent erosion caused during 2017 wildfire season

Other concerns are fencing restoration and repair, and a lack of feed for cattle.

ALR review may not be open-minded

Past agriculture minister Norm Letnick skeptical of NDP approach

Patrick Brown’s Tory leadership bid fate looms

Brown’s bid to for Tory leadership to be decided on Wednesday

Most Read