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Lickity-Splits Wanzer Sprints to First Place

Lickity-Split COUGARS T&F
Lickity-Split COUGARS T&F

Summer track and field is off to a great start for a number of area youth. The first in a series of three Tuesday night summer meets was held in Fort Washington, PA, June 24, and attracted several hundred Philadelphia Area runners, jumpers and throwers.

 

Chalfonts Nathaniel Wanzer, a soon-to-be third-grader at Mill Creek ES, Warrington, absolutely dominated his age group.

 

Wanzer, 8, in his first season of summer track and field, finished 1st in the boys 8-and-under 100 meter dash (18.35), finished 1st and set a Personal Record (PR) by 2.7 seconds in the 200 meter dash (39.24) and was 1st in the 300 g turbo javelin, 9.27 m (30-5).

 

Other local finishers, some also with PRs, included: Emma Silberman, 13, New Hope, 2nd, girls 13-14 100 meter dash, unofficial 14.93 (PR); Julia Coburn, 12, New Hope, 3rd, girls 13-14 100 meter dash, 15.23 (PR); and, Jonathan Silberman, 10, New Hope, 2nd, boys 11-12 300 g turbo javelin, 9.83 m (32-3), and 6th, 100 meter dash, 16.31.

 

Nathaniel and his teammates compete for Lickity-Split COUGARS track and field of Pennsburg-Doylestown. Lickity-Split is the only summer Track and Field Club for any age in Upper Montgomery-Berks County and Bucks County.

 

The USA Track and Field (USATF) club is open to boys, girls, men and women, ages 4 to 100, NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. Local practices are held either Monday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 pm at the Upper Perkiomen Middle School track, 510 Jefferson St., East Greenville, PA 18041. Or, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 6 to 8 pm at the Central Bucks West High School (CB West) track, 375 W. Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901. For further info: iJUMP@hotmail.com, 267-227-8673.


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