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.

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