Over last weekend a team from the Mustang Track club competed at the BAYTAF Track and Field Classic in Tampa, Florida, and came away with a collection of medals and personal best times.
Leading the way for the Mustangs was young Jaden Reid who brought home 4 medals in total, including winning bronze in the 13 year-old boys high jump and 200m finals, as well as silver in the boys 100m finals and gold in the 13-14 year-old boys 4x100m relay.
Following Jaden was CARIFTA 4x100m silver medalist Errol Smith, with bronze in the 14 year-old boys 100m and 200m finals, as well as anchoring the 13-14 yr. old boys 4x100m relay to gold.
Rochelle Moore was the most successful female athlete, taking gold in the 13 year-old girls high jump and silver in the same age category in the long jump.
Coach Tyrone Yen said the weekend was not a good one in terms of the weather, as the kids had to battle heavy winds and rain, as well as competing on a track that was in a deplorable state.
He said the young athletes showed determination as they competed, and he was very pleased with most of the performances.
Mustang Track Club thanks all supporters, parents, coaches, chaperones and sponsors.