Michael Milic sprints toward the finish line Saturday during the B.C. Grade 8-9 Invitational in Langley. The Seaquam Secondary student won a silver in the 3

Silver, bronze for ’Hawks Milic

Two medals each for Seaquam athletes at B.C. Invitational

A pair of Seaquam Seahawks athletes won two medals each at the B.C. Grade 8-9 Invitational Track and Field meet at McLeod Park in Langley last weekend.

Long distance runner Michael Milic won a silver and a bronze medal, while sprinter Michael Aona won a pair of bronze medals.

Milic was second place in the boys 3,000m with a time of 9:13.25, a half-second quicker than the fourth-place athlete. He was also third in the boys 1,500m race in 4:19.20, seven seconds ahead of fourth-place Jordan Fletcher of Cloverdale’s Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary.

Aono ran the boys 100m race in 11.85 seconds just 15 one-hundredths behind the race winner. He was also third in the 200m event, two-tenths of a second back of the runner-up with a time of 23.94.

Lord Tweedsmuir and Seaquam tied for eighth place in the team standings, each with 30 points.

Jero Abad of Holy Cross won the gold medal in the boys high jump, leaping 1.75m. He was tied tied with Michael Knowles of Collingwood Secondary, but was awarded top spot due to fewer misses.

Rebecca Terry of Sullivan Heights was third in the girls 200m race. She finished in 26.7 seconds to earn the bronze medal.

Two athletes from local schools just missed the medal podium.

Matt Moniz of Surrey Christian was fourth in the shot put with a throw of 12.10m.

Placing fifth in the boys long jump was Jonny Chwaklinski of Lord Tweedsmuir with a best-effort of 5.59m, just 33cm out of a medal position.

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