OUTDOOR SEASON WRAPS UP WITH ANNUAL AWARDS BBQ!
The Prince George Track and Field Club wrapped up an impressive outdoor season on the weekend with their annual awards BBQ. Carly Frenkel and Kirsten Ward, both of whom are 18 years old, led the way as they were named the Most Outstanding Senior Female Athletes. Frenkel picked up 12 medals this season, seven of which were gold.
The Most Outstanding Senior Men were 18 year old Zach Matyas and Jeremy Matte. Matyas had a great season that included a 5th place finish in 800m run at the Victoria International meet. He also finished 6th in the Olympic development 800m race at the Harry Jerome International meet.
In the youth age group (14-17) 17 year old Alex Nemethy and 16 year old Cole Dinsdale were both named Most Outstanding. The Most Outstanding youth girls were 14 year old Lindsay King and Kendel Rogers. King picked up 14 medals at local and out of town meets while Rogers was just as busy claiming numerous medals including a silver medal in pole vault at the BC Summer Games.
The Most Outstanding junior boys (9-13 year olds) were Simon Nemethy and Tanner Matheson while on the girl’s side Taigan Wheele, Cassidy Campbell and Morgan Wiebe were named Most Outstanding.
Sinead O’Callaghan and Carly Frenkel won the club’s Al Rivas Memorial Scholarships. The club`s indoor program begins in January at the Northern Sports Centre with the outdoor program set to resume next May.