Langley Mustangs' Joel Harrison clears his high jump attempt.

Mustangs’ Harrison sets new mark in pentathlon

Joel Harrison set a provincial age group record at the B.C. Junior Development Pentathlon championships.

The 12-year-old Harrison was competing along with his Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park on June 25.

The athletes, ranging in age from 9 to 15, competed in the hurdles, long jump, shot put, high jump and 800m

He was one of four Mustangs to finish atop the podium in their age group activities, with Natalia Monro, 10, Vaughn Taylor, 11, and Fernando Martinez, 14, also accomplishing the feat.

Josiah Perovich, 10, and Robyn Buckingham, 14, took silvers, in their respective age groups.

And Nathaian Demian, 9, Caleb Kastelein, 10, and a pair of 13-year-olds,  Jaclyn Pauley and Jordan Burke, all won bronze.

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