Penticton Secondary School Lakers track set personal records

The Penticton Secondary School Lakers posted personal best results at the Provincial Track and Field Championships.

Josh Holland (left) of the Penticton Secondary School Lakers made a splash at the BC high school track and field championships in the 2

Josh Holland (left) of the Penticton Secondary School Lakers made a splash at the BC high school track and field championships in the 2

The Penticton Secondary School Lakers posted personal best results at the Provincial Track and Field Championships held in Langley June 4 to 7.

In the junior girls high jump Alex Neenan jumped a personal best of 150 centimetres to place seventh in the province.

On the men’s side Austin Stephans had two personal bests in the 100 metre and 200 m, his times were 12.53 seconds and 25.50 respectively.

Josh Holland ran very well in the senior boys 2,000 m steeplechase. Coach Geoff Waterman said Holland ran strong and was able to place fifth in his heat and 19th overall in a time of 7:05.

Zoe Simourd also did well competing in the junior girls long jump and triple jump,.She jumped 4.23 m  and 9.11 m respectively.

Dante Killian and Mirko Sempertegui ran a strong 200 m in a time of 24.76 and 26.32 respectively.

The senior boys relay teams also had personal bests.  In the 100 m race, Stephans, Sempertegui, Joseph Traynor and Jerry Xiang ran 49.37 placing 26th in the province. In the 400 m race, Holland, David Paisley, Killian and Sempertegui ran a new personal best in a time of 3:54 for 21st in the province.