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HS and MS track and field teams compete against international schools at Yokota

CAJ's high school and middle school track and field teams competed at Yokota on Saturday against mostly international school competition, with DODDS schools on break.

A moderate temperature and calm winds made the day favorable for strong performances. The high school teams combined for 17 personal records and also submitted six Far East qualifying performances. Below are the top-five individual finishes and top-three relay finishes from the day (Far East qualifying marks are noted with an asterisk):

Josiah- 2nd in 100 meters (11.48*), 1st in 200 meters (23.50*), 3rd in long jump (5.70 meters*)
Mina- 5th in 100 meters (14.11)
Asher- 4th in 200 meters (25.23)
Megumi (9th grade)- 5th in 200 meters (29.50)
Mariko- 5th in 800 meters (2:45.57)
Jamie- 4th in 300 meter hurdles (45.41)
Megumi (12th grade)- 1st in 300 meter hurdles (52.70*), 1st in long jump (4.45 meters)
Annabelle- 2nd in shot put (7.83 meters), 2nd in discus (22.86 meters), 1st in high jump (1.40 meters*)
Mitsuki- 4th in shot put (6.78 meters), 4th in discus (21.56 meters)
Leif- 4th in discus (28.87 meters)
Girls' 4x100 meter relay team (Mariko, Megumi (9th grade), Megumi (12th grade), Mina)- 2nd (54.56*)

The middle school team also set 29 personal records and continued to show quick improvement. Here are some of their highlight performances:

John- 2nd in 100 meters (12.68), 2nd in 200 meters (26.04), 1st in long jump (5.12 meters)
Miki- 5th in 200 meters (33.47)
Kiera- 1st in 800 meters (2:34.00), 1st in 1600 meters (6:03.44), 3rd in long jump (3.78 meters)
GyungWon- 4th in 3200 meters (13:12.33)
Xavier- 4th in 100 meter hurdles (21.12), 5th in 300 meter hurdles (56.60)
Joel- 1st in shot put (11.63 meters), 1st in discus (39.01 meters)
Jamie- 2nd in discus (26.27 meters)
Girls' 4x400 meter relay team (Kiera, Sion, Mina, Miki)- 3rd (5:03.88)

Full results from the meet are available here.

The next meet for both teams will be next Saturday, again at Yokota.

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