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Westfield Flyers Track Club Shines at State Junior Olympics

Monday, June 23, 2014 • 8:43am

Forty-four athletes from the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club were among the more than 2200 athletes that competed at the State Junior Olympics June 7th & 8th in Somerset, New Jersey. Six athletes brought home State Championships and twenty-three Flyers advanced to the Regional Junior Olympics, to be held in Galloway, New Jersey July 9th-11th.

Flyers that finished in the top three in New Jersey:

Gold Medalists:

 

Girls Ages 15-16 Division

• 3000m Race Walk  - Melissa Endy

• 3000m Run – Mia Melao

 

Boys Age 11-12 Division

• 4x 800 Relay – David Broughton, Jeremy Kronheimer, Ronit Rao, Thomas Chen

 

Silver Medalists:

 

Girls Ages 9-10 Division

• 1500 meter Run – Abigail Granrath

 

Girls 11-12 Division

• 1500 meter Race Walk – Grace Endy

 

Boys 13-14 Division

• Javelin – Connor Goff

 

Boys Ages 11-12 Division

• Discus - Braden Stryker

• 1500 meter Race Walk – Paul Koizumi

 

Bronze Medalists:

 

Girls Ages 9-10 Division

• 800m Run – Abigail Granrath

 

Girls Ages 11-12 Division

• Discus – Madeline Walters

 

Girls Ages 13-14 Division

• Javelin – Nicole Massa

 

Boys Ages 11-12 Division

• Turbo Javelin – Jeremy Kronheimer

• 1500m Race Walk – Matthew Ackerman

 

Boys Ages 13-14 Division

• Triple Jump – Michael Fuccillo

The Westfield Area Y Flyer’s Track club is dedicated to healthy competition, teamwork and individual development.  The Flyers will be hosting a home track meet at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on June 22nd.  The meet is open to the athletes born between 2007 and 1998. Registrations are now being accepted at CoachO.com.  For more information about the meet or the team, please visit the team’s website at yflyerstrackclub.com or contact Greg Hatizsavvas at 908-233-2700.

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