Local Track Athletes Gain Experience

Good performances by locals

  • Wed Mar 30th, 2011 12:00pm
  • Sports

Five of Kelowna’s top high school track athletes held their own against mostly older competition at the UBC Open meet at the Rashpal Dhillon Oval.

Keefer Joyce, 17, made it to the podium twice last weekend in sprinting events.

Joyce was third in the men’s 100 metres with a time of 11.18 seconds, and third in the 200 metres in 22.71.

In the women’s 100, Elisa Joyce was fourth in 12.75 seconds, Anastaysia Biagi was fifth in 12.86, and Adele Joyce was seventh in 13.11.

Adele Joyce came in fifth in the women’s 200 metres in 26.34, while Biagi was seventh in 26.47.

Elisa Joyce, running in her first 800 metre race, placed eighth in 2:27.95.

Cody Hutton was 12th in the men’s 400 metres and finished 16th in the 100.

The next meet for these Kelowna athletes is at Simon Fraser University.

All five are coached by former national class sprinter Brandt Fralick.