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Successful Start to a Cold Spring Season for Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club

Successful Start to a Cold Spring Season for Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club

May 9, 2018 at 12:40 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On April 15, in bitter cold temperatures, the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club competed in their first meet of the season, the Youth Challenge Series Season Opener at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island in New York.  Despite the cold, the team came away with ten first place finishes and two team records.
Madeline Bonn (9-10)             Javelin Throw             10.79m       1st Place
Elizabeth Koizumi (11-12)      1500m Race Walk        9.49:18      1st Place
Jacob Liss (11-12)                  Javelin Throw             15.82m      1st Place
Emma Muir (11-12)                Javelin Throw             19.23m      1st Place
Emma Muir (11-12)                Long Jump                 3.61m        1st Place
Alexandra Bonn (13-14)          100m Hurdles            17.94         1st Place
Damian Scouloukas (13-14)     Long Jump                4.48m        1st Place
Benjamin Spergel (13-14)       110m Hurdles            19.29         1st Place    Team Record
Sophie Vastine (15-16)            Long Jump                3.94m        1st Place
Paul Koizumi (15-16)               1500m Race Walk     8.14:66       1st Place    Team Record

On April 29, the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club traveled to Hackensack to compete in a New Jersey Striders meet. It was an exciting day with four first place finishes and four team records: 
Jasmin Parran (7-8)               800m Run                  3:25.67     1st Place
Elizabeth Koizumi (11-12)      1500m Race Walk       9:51.90     1st Place
Eamon Mason (11-12)            3000m Run                11:16.97   2nd Place   Team Record
Emma Howlett (13-14)           Shot Put                     30’ 11”     2nd Place   Team Record
Emma Howlett (13-14)           Discus Throw              79’08”      2nd Place   Team Record
Paul Koizumi (15-16)             1500m Race Walk       8:07.00     1st Place    Team Record
Margaret Zhu (15-16)            3000m Run               13:05.62     1st Place

The Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club is a USATF-certified club that serves over 700 athletes throughout the year. The Club has cross country, winter conditioning, and spring and summer track & field programs in Westfield and Cranford. The Club’s summer season starts on June 4.  For more information visit the team website www.yflyerstrackclub.com or contact Greg Hatzisavvas at 908-233-2700 x251 or ghatzisavvas@westfieldynj.org.

from https://www.tapinto.net/towns/westfield/articles/successful-start-to-a-cold-spring-season-for-west