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

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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 or contact Will Smith at 908-233-2700 x279 or