Five Rupert track athletes pick up personal bests in Kamloops

Five of Prince Rupert’s top track and field athletes attended the Dylan Armstrong Classic Meet earlier this month in Kamloops

Avery Taylor makes the turn during the Dylan Armstrong Classic in Kamloops.

Five athletes of Prince Rupert’s top track and field athletes attended the Dylan Armstrong Classic Meet earlier this month in Kamloops, including provincials hopeful Jason Rioux.

Coach Dighton Haynes said all five picked up at least one personal best.

Cody Schaefer and Avery Taylor scored personal best times in each event they entered. Cody finished second in 200, 400 metres and triple jump and was third in the 100 metres.

Avery won her discus event, and had two seconds in the 400 and 800 metre races. Dominic Irvine finished second in the shot put and discus events. Jason Rioux won the triple and long jump events, and placed third in high jump. Arden Stewart won the javelin toss and finished third in his discus event. All of the participants for the CHSS track and field team competed in the 16 and 17 age category, except Dominic who competed in the 18-19 age bracket.


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