The Napa Track Club sent 23 athletes to the Pacific Association Championships at Whitney High School in Rocklin on Saturday and Sunday and brought home 33 medals, including 15 gold medals.
In the 9-10 group, Natasha Beitz scored a gold medal in the high jump (3-0) and an eighth in the long jump (10-10). Angelina Oggenfuss got a personal record in the long jump (8-11.50) and also competed in the javelin throw. Sofia Tinnon recorded her second consecutive PA Championship gold medal in the javelin with a lifetime best (67-2). Liam Wallace-Harper made the top of the medal stand in the high jump (3-8) and placed 11th in the long jump (10-11.50).
For the 15-16 group, Sophia Marseilles scored a second-place finish in the triple jump (31-10) and a third in the 100 hurdles (18.06). Mitchell Martin was second in the javelin (101-7). Kevin Tunnell brought home three gold medals, winning the javelin (104-0), the discus (116-6) and the shot put (36-6.25). Ben O’Dwyer was second in the high jump (5-5.75), third in the javelin (78-6) and seventh in the 100 meters (12.41).
In the 17-18 age group brought home seven gold medals, one silver and one bronze. Claire Pirio captured the long jump (17 feet, 2.25 inches) and the 100-meter hurdles (16.35 seconds). Julia Grimm had an outstanding meet, grabbing first in the discus (102-9) and the javelin (100-7), second in the long jump (16-2.50) and third in the 100 meters (13.08).
The 17-18 boys saw Brendan Cardey continue his championship form by taking first in the javelin (163-9), and Jack Kobylka survived the 109-degree heat in earning gold medals in 800 (2:09.88) and 1,500 (4:24).
In the 13-14 group, Daniel Harrop secured a second-place medal in the discus (110-3); Isabella Oggenfuss tied a personal best while placing fifth in the high jump (4-4); Kendall Martin threw a personal best in winning the javelin (82-11); and Solomon Tinnon took sixth in the discus (101-05) and also competed in the long jump. Cailey Eade and Maeve Peace competed in the 1,500 meters. Maeve Peace also ran in the 800, and Garrett Lustig competed in the 800 and 400.
The 11-12 group saw Sydney Griego post a lifetime best in the long jump and place fourth (13-6.25). Madison Klungel had an outstanding meet, getting personal records in all of her events as she won the high jump (4-2), took second in the 80-meter hurdles (17.22) and placed fifth in the long jump (13-4). Mia Oggenfuss also turned in personal bests in the high jump and the 80 meter hurdles, finishing second in the high jump (4-0) and fourth in the hurdles (18.85). Aisley Wallace-Harper was ninth in the javelin (49-2).