Mustangs set to receive Junior Development Awards

A strong season has earned eight young Langley track and field athletes honours

Eight local athletes will be among the recipients of B.C. Athletics Junior Development Awards.

They will receive their awards at the B.C. Athletics banquet on Oct. 27.

Megan Champoux, Lauryn Cheung, Hannah Morrison and Nathan King  have made the list among the 1999-born track and field athletes.

Natalie Munro made the list for the 2001 athletes, as did Eniko Sara (2000) and Isabelle Forsyth (2003).

All six are members of the Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club.

An seventh member of the Mustangs, Vancouver’s Marie Louise Forsyth, made it among the 1999-born athletes. And Langley’s Eniko Sara, who competes for the Ocean Athletic Track and Field Club?

She made it among the 2002 female athletes.

Champoux earned the honour for her performances in the 200m hurdles (28.41s) and 1500m steeplechase (5:10.36).

Morrison also made the list with her time in the 200m hurdles (28.68).

Cheung qualified for the award in the pole vault (2.8m).

King qualified for the junior development award in six events — the 100m (11.73), 200m (24.25), 300m (38.8), 200m hurdles (27.38), high jump (1.79m) and combined events (2,944 points).

Monro made it in hurdles at a pair of distances, the 80m hurdles (12.82) and 200m hurdles (30.79).

Isabelle Forsyth  qualified in the shot put (8.99m).

Sara made it in the high jump (1.37m) and Marie Louise Forsyth made in the triple jump (10.73m).