Track stars secure spot at provincials

Chilliwack secondary school and Sardis secondary school will be well represented at next week's provincial track and field championships.

Five Chilliwack secondary school track stars are going to provincials after shining at last week’s Fraser Valley championships.

Jonah Castillo, Tasha Willing, Kalyn Head, Kevin Kim and Sage Wilson have qualified for the year end meet.

Willing was dominant in three events, racking up two firsts and one second.

Competing in the 14-16 year old girls division, Willing topped the field in discus and shot-put and was runner up in hammer-throw.

Castillo had three top-10 finishes. She was fifth in triple jump, sixth in long jump and eighth in the 100m dash.

Head punched her provincial ticket in the 14-18 year old girls 1500m race-walk, where she finished third.

Kim competed in the 14-18 year old boys group, placing sixth in triple jump with leaps of 10.66 and 11.04m. Wilson finished fourth in the 14-18 year old girls triple jump with leaps of 9.67 and 9.81m.

Sardis secondary school is sending several athletes to provincials too.

Tanner Geary will represent the school in the 800 and 1500m runs after earning two podium placings at Valleys.

Caitlin Leblanc qualified in the 1500m run and steeplechase while Samir Rehmtulla qualified in the 3000m run.

Logan Clegg made the grade in the 800m.

Kiana Olafson and Kris Biela will also compete in steeplechase.

In the shorter distances, Caitlin Geary qualified in the 200 and 400m dashes, while Afton Servatius punched her ticket in the 100 and 200m dashes.

All four Sardis relay teams qualified for the Provincials.

The senior girls 4 x 100m team consists of Servatius,  Geary, Becky Clemons and Mikaela England.

The senior girls 4 x 400m team consists of  Geary, Clemons, England and Lauren Keane.

The senior boys 4 x 100m team consists of Grecco Costamagna-Grobier, Cam Campbell, Neall Struwig and Nick Sale.

The senior boys 4 x 400m team consists of Clegg, Biela, Geary and Keegan Schram-Smith.

Provincials run May 29-31 at Langley’s McCleod Park.

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