Walnut Grove Gators rule Upper Fraser Valley championships

Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford was Gator Country over the weekend.

The Walnut Grove Gators track and field team dominated the 2014 Upper Fraser Valley championships, held at the Abbotsford facility last Wednesday, April 30, and this past Saturday, May 1.

The Gators were the top school overall with a combined 511.5 points while winning the junior (235.5 points) and senior (276 points) overall title.

Walnut Grove’s Grade 8s placed third overall in their category, with 86 points.

Gators who smashed meet records included:

Trevor Whiton – (senior boys) 110m hurdles;    

Katie McEwen    â€“ (Grade 8 girls) 300m hurdles;

Kate May – (Grade 8 girls) hammer (3 kg) and shotput (3 kg);

Lauren Johannesson – Grade 8 girls javelin (500g); and

Ravan Johal – junior boys javelin (700g).

FIRST PLACE FINISHERS:

 

Senior girls  

4x100m relay team

Isabella Boccia – 800m

Chelsea Borrowdale – 3000m

Emma Smithson – 100m hurdles

Juli Matson – 1500m racewalk

Chelsea Borrowdale – 1500m steeple

Robyn Buckingham – in the long jump and high jump

Senior boys

Cody Drake – 1500m racewalk

Junior girls

Emma Dearden – 1500m steeple

Junior boys

Paul Buckingham – in the 3000m and 1500m steeple

Ravan Johal – javelin

Grade 8 girls

Lauren Johannesson – javelin

2ND PLACE FINISHERS

Senior girls

Daisy McClure – 100m

Isabella Boccia – 1500m

Robyn Buckingham – javelin

Hannah Rolfe – high jump

Senior boys

4x100m relay team

James Lam – 800m

Trevor Whiton – 400m hurdles

Richie Torres – 1500m steeple

Junior girls

Katie McEwen – 300m hurdles

Alicia Pol – 1500m Racewalk

Andrea Coulbourn – javelin

Junior boys

4x400m relay team

Will Riley – 400m and 800m

Joel Harrison – 1500m

Nathan Gregory – pole vault

Grade 8 girls

Julia Spearn – 3000m

Cally Daws – javelin

Chloe Jahn – triple jump

Lauren Johannesson – high jump

3RD PLACE FINISHERS

Senior girls

Daisy McClure – 200m

Chelsea Borrowdale – 1500m

Taylor Gillis – 400m hurdles

Dallas Tilley – javelin

Senior boys

4x400m relay team

Richie Torres – 800m and 1500m

Trevor Whiton – 110m hurdles

Brandon Southern – 1500m racewalk

Alex Savage – long jump

Junior girls

Katie McEwen – 1500m

Emma Dearden – 3000m

Emma Cairnie – 1500m racewalk

Megan Shane – 100m

Junior boys

4x100m relay team

Ford McMahon – 3000m

Nathan Gregory – 300m hurdles

Joel Harrison – long jump

Alex Matson – pole vault

Grade 8 boys

Braden Young – 1500m

The Gators are now gearing up for the Fraser Valley championships being held May 12, 13, and 15 at Coquitlam Town Centre Stadium.

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