Chilliwack track athletes compete

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Chilliwack athletes ran, jumped and threw at the B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at Langley's McLeod Stadium last week.

Rosedale middle's Tasha Willing led the way in the seniors category with seventh-place finishes in girls shot put (9.86m) and hammer throw 38.47m), and an 11th place result in discus (32.13m).

Chilliwack secondary's lone competitor, Caitlin LeBlanc, finished in 21st in girls 1,500metre steeplechase (5: 56.17).

G.W. Graham's Ryan Higuchi jumped to 18th in boys triple jump (12.80m), 21st in long jump (5.92m) and 26th in high jump (1.60m).

Teammate Jesse MacDuff finished 20th in the boys 800 metres (2: 05.53) and 25th in the 1,500 metres (4: 28.15)

From Sardis secondary, Ashley Heisler came in 15th in the girls 800 metres (2: 29.66) and 30th in the 400 metres (1: 06.55).

Heisler also ran with the Sardis girls 4x100 relay team (along with Jennifer Wiebe, Michaela England and Caitlin Geary) and the 4x400 relay team (with England, Geary and Lauren Kean), which recorded times of 54.08 and 4: 23.48, respectively, but both failed to qualify for the final.

Unity Christian runner Katie Procee, meanwhile, competed in the girls 400metre hurdles and finished with a time of 1: 19.46.

At the junior level, A.D. Rundle's Noah Bailey came in 20th in boys shot put (9.86m), while teammate Morgan Miller placed 15th in girls shot put (7.46m).

From Vedder middle, Tanner Geary ran to 22nd in the boys 400 metres (57.83), while teammate Samir Rehmtulla placed 21st in the boy 1,500 metres (4: 41.66) and 22nd in the 3,000 metres (10: 14.08).

A.D. Rundle's lone female competitor, Afton Servatius, ran to 18th place in the 80metre hurdles (14.77).

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