Vernon track club clocks medals

The Vernon Triple A Track and Field Club reeled in 13 medals at the Jack Brow Memorial track and field meet last weekend in Kelowna.

The Vernon Triple A Track and Field Club reeled in 13 medals at the Jack Brow Memorial track and field meet last weekend in Kelowna.

Teams from all over B.C., Alberta, Yukon and even Australia competed, including 13 Vernon club members.

Carter Leahy, nine, struck gold in the 1,000-metre distance, silver in the 60m hurdles and shot put, and was third in the 600m. Gage Stoll, 10, was runner-up in the 1,000m, took bronze in the 600m and was sixth in the long jump.

Keegan Vicklund, 14, placed eighth in the 100m, Joey Kohut, 15, banked bronze in the 2,000m and fourth in the 1,200m, and Jared Sexsmith, also 15, won the high jump and was third in javelin.

Desiree Gosselin, 15, pocketed bronze in the 800m and finished ninth in the 300m, Hailey Preston, 13, ranked seventh in the 1,200m, while 13-year-old Claire Oordt-Bosman was sixth in the 800m.

Hannah Bennison, 14, ruled the 2,000m, and Saige Woodliffe, 14, took sixth in long jump.

Josie Sexsmith, 12, recorded fourth in javelin and fifth in shot put.

Tyra Gilbert, 16, was fifth in the 100m hurdles, while Pleasant Valley Secondary track teammate Ella Brown, 17, grabbed gold in both long jump and triple jump.