The 2017 VCYTC Championships meet took place at Moorpark High School this past Saturday, May 6th It was a fantastic day and no less than 10 club and meet records were broken by Newbury Park Track Club athletes:
Youth Division boy Christian Middleton ran 23.13 in the 200 meters, improving his 23.46 club record set 4/1/17. This was also the meet record. Christian also ran 52.40 in the 400 meters, bettering his 52.80 set on 4/22/17!
Bantam Boy Chase Hansen ran a 64.55 400 meters, bettering his 64.78 club record set 4/22/17.
Youth Boy Nicholas Goldstein ran 4:41.10 in the 1600 meters, beating the 43 year old record of 4:44.9 set in 1974 by Steve Smith. This was also the fastest 1600 meters in club history.
The Girls 11-12 4x100 relay of Lauren Scully, Anja Slattum, Paige Scully, Ailish Hawkins took out the club record by running 54.36. The previous record of 54.66 was set in 2012. This same outstanding team also broke the 4x400 relay record in 4:27.35, over three seconds faster than the previous record of 4:30.41 set in 2011. This time was also the meet record.
The Boys 9-10 4x400 relay team of Carson Richter, Jaxsen Stokes, Alex Karsten, Chase Hansen broke their previous record in a blistering time of 4:43.50. The previous record of 4:45.98 was set by them on 4/9/17.
Midget Division girl Ailish Hawkins ran a 2:29.55 800 meter meet record, beating the 13 year old meet record of 2:31.86. Way to go, Ailish!
Detailed results for the VCYTC Championships meet are at THIS LINK.