Westfield Area YMCA Flyers Track Club Brings Home Team Title


Eighteen Westfield Area YMCA Flyers Track Club athletes joined nearly 500 athletes at the USATF New Jersey Junior Olympic Cross Country Meet on Nov. 7 at Central Park in Morris Plains. The Flyers brought home one team win and four top 10 finishes.

The girls 13-14 year old team came out on top in their 4000m race. Leading the team was Ella Solorzano and Julia Ronnen, with second and fourth place finishes respectively. Rachel Biondo, ninth place, Anna Youssef, 16th place, and Grace Gloster, 19th place all played a vital role in their team win. This capped off an undefeated season with four prior team wins. Ronan Conolly also placed sixth in the 9-10 boys 3000 meter race.

The Westfield Area YMCA Flyers Track Club is a USATF-certified club led by USATF-certified coaches and serves hundreds of athletes ages 7-15 all year-round. The Winter Conditioning program starts Dec. 1 and is registering now. For more information visit the team website at or contact Michelle Almeida at [email protected] or at 908-301-YMCA (9622) x279.