Steady Progress at the Jesse Bent Meet

Thirty five Thunderbird JD athletes attended the Jessie Bent Meet in Coquitlam on June 7th and 8th, bringing home 5 gold, 15 silver and 6 bronze medals, and a host of seasonal best performances.

In the 100m Amelia Kristen earned silver, while Sophie Morris and Tyne MacDonald earned a pair of 3rd place finishes. Sophie came back in the 200m to win a silver medal and followed that with a gold in the 300m.

In the 600m Brynn McColl earned captured a bronze.The 1000m saw Amelia Kristen bring home a gold, with Sophie Forsyth having a very strong run to for a second place finish.

For the boys, Jonah Glover-Cook earned ran to second place finishes in both the 1200m and 2000m. Brynn McColl finished second in the 60 Meter Hurdles, while Bridget Spencer came second in the 800m Walk and Conrad McCallum won a gold in the 1500m Walk. Thunderbird runners teamed up to earn two silver medals in the 10 year old and 11 year old 4x100m Relays.

In the field Chloe Cady and Amelia Kristen each came second in the high jump. Xavier Kristen took a bronze in the vertical jump, then followed it up with a win in the long jump, the latter result being matched by Bryn McColl in his long jump event. Tyne MacDonald took a runner up spot in the long jump, a finish replicated by Jack McColl in the triple Jump. Amelia Kristen showed her versatility by taking bronze in the shot. Finally our javelin throwers Hella-Marie Dolman, Atticus Karakostas, and Delia Warrington finished 2nd, 2nd and third respectively.

Congratulations to all who competed!