Thirty-One athletes from the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club were among more than 800 athletes who competed at the NJ Striders season-opening track & field meet on April 14 at Hackensack High School.

Top finishers were:

  • Annabella Giudice – 9-10 Girls – Long Jump 1st place
  • Diya Jain – 9-10 Girls – 1500m Race Walk 1st place
  • Reean Dias – 9-10 Boys – 1500m Run 1st place
  • Douglas Gee – 11-12 Boys – 1500m Race Walk 1st place
  • Victoria Gee – 13-14 Girls – 100m Hurdles 1st place, 1500m Race Walk 2nd place
  • Sydney Kessler – 9-10 Girls – Long Jump 3rd place
  • Alex Kessler – 9-10 Boys – Long Jump 3rd place, 100m Dash 6th place
  • De'Janna Mathis – 11-12 Girls – Long Jump 3rd place
  • Elizabeth Koizumi – 13-14 Girls – 1500m Race Walk – 3rd place
  • Colin Brennan – 11-12 Boys – 100m Dash 4th place, Long Jump 4th place, Javelin 5th place
  • Chloe Salfred-Ingham – 13-14 Girls – 100m Hurdles 4th place
  • Alexis Ray – 11-12 Girls – 100m Dash 5th place

The 11-12 Girls 4x100m Relay team of Isabella Alvarez-Gomez, De'Janna Mathis, Alexis Ray, and Grace Gloster started off the season very well with a new team record.

The Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club is a USATF-certified club that serves over 700 athletes throughout the year. The Club has cross country, winter conditioning, and spring and summer track & field programs. The Club’s summer season starts on May 29.  For more information visit the team website www.yflyerstrackclub.com or contact Will Smith at 908-233-2700 x279 or wsmith@westfieldynj.org.