The Campbell River Christian School track and field team ferried to Abbotsford for the annual BC Christian School championships last week.

Meet record paces C.R. Christian track team

Joanna Williams sets senior girls 800-metre mark at BC Christian School track & field meet

Joanna Williams set a new meet record in the Senior girls 800-metre run to highlight Campbell River Christian School’s appearance in the BC Christian School Track & Field Championships in Abbotsford last week.

Both the Senior girls and Senior boys placed fourth overall in the team competition, with 16 schools from across the province competing.

The Grade 8 boys placed fifth in the team standings, and CRCS earned a seventh-place finish in the combined school standings.

Williams won the 800 metres in a meet-record of two minutes, 26.9 seconds and added a win in the 1,500 as well as a runner-up finish in the 400. Nathan Downey added a win in the Senior boys racewalk.

Other top finishes among seniors include:

Zach Allemekinders (2nd triple jump, 3rd long jump); Kaitlyn Falk (2nd discus, 2nd javelin); Kim Geyser (3rd discus); Samuel Welsh (3rd 400, 4th 800; 5th 1,500); Steven Coulter (3rd 1,500); Jesse Ziolowski (3rd high jump); Carly Davis (4th discus) and Jenn Miller (5th, discus).

Junior place-winners included: Nathan Glum (3rd hammer); Philip Welsh (3rd 400 metres) and Jack Milliken (4th hammer, 5th 1,500).

Grade 8 place-winners were: Janna Hennig (3rd, javelin) and Peter Heyd (3rd, high jump).