The Napa Track Club had 17 athletes earn 25 medals and set several personal records in the annual Pacific Association Youth Track and Field Championships June 9-10 at San Jose City College.
Claire Pirio led the way with four medals in the intermediate girls division. She was second in the 100-meter hurdles, second in the javelin throw, third in the shot put, and third in the high jump.
Solomon Tinnon had an outstanding meet. He placed first in the midget boys shot put with a new personal best of 32 feet, 6 inches, and was second in both the high jump (4-6) and discus (86-8).
Brendan Cardey captured the gold medal in the young men’s javelin with a throw of 147-5 and Ashley Augustus threw her personal best and got the gold medal with a throw of 86-10 in the young women’s division.
In the sub-bantam girls division, Sofia Tinnon got a gold medal in the shot put and a fourth-place medal in the javelin. In the sub-bantam boys division, Liam Wallace-Harper placed third in long jump (10-3) and fourth in the javelin, and got a personal best in the 100-meter sprint by making the finals (top eight) with a time of 16.70 seconds.
Also bringing home two medals each were William Yates in the young men’s division, with fifth-place finishes in the 100-meter dash and long jump; Jack Green in the midget boys division with fifths in the high jump and discus, notching a personal-best throw of 57-10 in the latter; and Sophia Marseilles in the youth girls division with a fourth in the triple jump and a sixth in the high jump.
Mia Oggenfuss got a fourth-place medal in the javelin for the bantam girls division, while Kendall Martin was fourth in the shot put for the midget girls division. In the youth boys division, Daniel Harrop got a personal best and silver medal with a throw of 100-3 in the discus. Max Harrop was right behind his brother with a personal best of 90-2, earning him the bronze medal.
Mitchell Martin made the medal stand with a fourth-place finish in the javelin at 83-11.
In the youth girls division, Julia Rasmussen placed fourth in the javelin and made the finals of the triple jump with a personal best of 25-7.
In the youth girls division, Maeve Peace ran her personal best in the 800, and Aisley Wallace-Harper participated in the long jump.