Flyers Capture 5 Regional Championships, 22 Athletes Qualify for National Championships


Thirty athletes from the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club were among the more than 1,500 athletes that competed at the Regional Junior Olympics July 6th-9th in Brockport, New York. Four Flyers captured five Regional Championships and twenty-two Flyers qualified to advance to the National Junior Olympics. The National Junior Olympics will be held July 24-30 in Lawrence, Kansas.

            Athletes that finished in the top three in the Region include:

Regional Champions

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Alexandra Bonn -  Girls 11-12 Division – Pentathlon and Long Jump

Grace Endy – Girls Ages 13-14 Division – 3000m Race Walk

Melissa Endy – Girls 17-18 Division - 3000m Race Walk

Chris Salkowski – Boys 15-16 Division - Javelin


Silver Medalists

Emma Muir – Girls 9-10 Division – Javelin and Triathlon

Alexandra Bonn – Girls 11-12 Division – 80m Hurdles

Gabriel Jackson – Boys 11-12 Division – Javelin

Bryan Tucker – Boys 11-12 Division – 200m Dash

Damian Scouloukas – Boys 11-12 Division – Long Jump

Katherine Hamilton – Girls 13-14 Division – 800m run

Paul Koizumi – Boys 13-14 Division - 3000m Race Walk

Braden Stryker – Boys 13-14 Division – Discus


Bronze Medalists

Emma Muir – Girls 9-10 Division – High Jump

Alexandra Bonn – Girls 11-12 Division – High Jump

Elizabeth Koizumi – Girls 11-12 Division – 1500m Race Walk

William McGlynn – 800m Run and 3000m Run

Damian Scouloukas – Boys 11-12 Division – Pentathlon

Gabriel Jackson, Caudell Cajuste, Andrew Vilarin and Orlando Guzman Jr – Boys 11-12 Division - 4x400m relay


The Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club is a USATF certified club that has grown to train over 700 athletes in grades 2-8 throughout the year with programs in Westfield and Cranford. They offer two levels of participation - developmental and competitive. The Flyer’s Track Club is dedicated to healthy competition, teamwork and individual development. For more information call 908-233-2700.

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