Monday, 11 March 2019

Provincial Championship Results

COHEN MUSSCHOOT CROWNED PROVINCIAL CHAMPION The 2019 Alberta Provincial Indoor Track and Field Championships took place in Edmonton on March 9th & 10th. Passtrak had 8 athletes in attendance and they completed 36 events over the 2 days of competition. Together they produced 16 life time best performances, set 5 new Passtrak club records and earned 9 medals. They medal breakdown was 4 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze. Cohen Musschoot had the best weekend so far of his young track and field career. He had 6 events in the U12 boys division and produced his best ever performances in all 6 events. He placed first in the 50 metres in 7.86 seconds which set a new Passtrak club record for his age group. He also placed first in the 60 metres in 9.19 seconds. He cut 6 seconds off his previous best in the 600 metre race finishing in 1:57.46 for second place, then slashed 7 seconds off his 800 metre time recording 2:48.33 also for second place. He improved his shot put distance by 1.44 metres with a heave of 7.00 metres which placed him 4th and his 2.03 metre standing long jump added 21 cm to his previous best, set a new Passtrak club record and placed him second. At the end of each day Cohen received the gold medal for being the top overall U12 boy in Alberta for the 2019 season. Cammy Hay had 3 events in the U10 girls category. She placed 10th in the 50 metres in 9.98 seconds which set a new Passtrak club record for her age group. Next she placed 4th in the standing long jump where she added 10 cm to the existing Passtrak club record by clearing 1.54 metres. Her third event was the medicine ball throw where she earned 3rd place and another Passtrak club record with a toss of 3.22 metres. Carson Hay had a number of outstanding performances in the U12 boys age group. He missed his best ever result in the standing long jump by 1 cm when he cleared 1.50 metres. He then tied his fastest ever 60 metre time in 12.41 seconds. He improved his 50 metre time to 10.48 seconds and increased his shot put distance by 1.16 metres to 4.36 metres. He then carved more than 18 seconds off his best 800 metre time by finishing in 3:29.94. He also ran the 600 metre race for the first time and clocked 2:34.58. Cohen Folkard was also in the U12 boys events. He had the same 6 events as the other 2 boys. The only event he had previously competed in was the 60 metres and he did himself proud by running under 12 seconds for the first time ever, finishing in 11.82 seconds. The remaining 5 events were all new to him. He ran the 50 metres in 10.29 seconds, the 600 metres in 2:30.83 seconds and the 800 metres in 3:33.93. He spanned 1.46 metres in the standing long jump and his best shot put effort landed at the 3.67 metre mark. Summer Musschoot improved in 3 of her 4 events in the U14 girls division. She added 42 cm to her shot put best with a measure of 6.74 metres then ran a life time best of 2:06.86 in the 600 metre race. She improved her 50 metre time to 8.03 seconds and missed a personal best in the 60 metres by a mere 1/100th of a second. Alec Morado represented the club in the U16 boys category. He was competing for the first time this season and had 4 events. He finished his 60 metres in 8.45 seconds for 19th and his 300 metres in 44.12 seconds for 17th. His 4:35.28 in the 1200 metres earned him 14th and a toss of 9.00 metres in the shot put placed him 6th. Jack Bailey had 6 events also in the U16 boys age group. He ran 9.39 seconds in the 60 metres for 29th and 4:36.61 in the 1200 metres for 15th. His 1.30 metre clearance in the high jump placed him 12th. He then whacked 17 seconds off his previous time in the 600 metres to finish 10th in 1:57.97. He added 18 cm to his best shot put distance by measuring 6.81 metres and ran the fastest 60 metre hurdles race of his life in 11.69 seconds for 6th. Craig Hay ran the 400 metre race in the Masters Men’s 35 - 39 age group. This track meet also served as the Canadian Indoor National Championships for the Masters age athletes. Craig finished the event in 1:11.74 which earned him a Canadian National Championship silver medal. 

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