Kootenay Chaos hurdles toward the podium

The track and field team won six medals at the Junior Development Track and Field Championships in Surrey.

Kootenay Chaos athlete Gabby Paterson (middle) clears a hurdle at a meet last weekend in Surrey.

The Kootenay Chaos track and field team capped their competitive season with six medals at the Junior Development Track and Field Championships last weekend in Surrey.

Gabby Paterson took gold while setting a new provincial record of 10.95 seconds in the nine-year-old girls 60-metre hurdles race. She also finished silver in the 60 dash.

Matti Erickson won gold in the 13-year-old boys 200 and 800 hurdles, while also finishing second in the 300 run.

Mitchell Erickson came away with a silver medal in the boys javelin and placed fourth in the 1,000 run.

Other team members who performed well in the meet were Matteo Chico, Aiden Paterson and Carmen Lewandowski. The meet was the team’s final event of the competitive season.

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