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Valley track athletes turn heads at Kamloops indoor meet

Prolific Cowichan track group from left includes: Casey Heyd, Chase Paleshaty, Nicole Lindsay, Liam Lindsay and Tia Baker.  - submitted
Prolific Cowichan track group from left includes: Casey Heyd, Chase Paleshaty, Nicole Lindsay, Liam Lindsay and Tia Baker.
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Five Cowichan athletes turned heads at the Kamloops indoor track meet.

Liam Lindsay made his first appearance at an indoor meet a successful one with a first in the 60 metres (7.19), first in the 400 (53.09) and second in the 200 (23.26). He had to dodge around a set of starting blocks left on the track and a lady trying to remove them during the 400.

Tia Baker ran to first in the 200 by a large margin in 26.36 and was second in the 60 (8.25).

Nicole Lindsay, another first-timer indoors, came third in the 200 (28.09) and eighth in the 60 (8.49).

Chase Peleshaty had a personal best in the 60 of 7.18 seconds and a 23.22 time in the 200, both for second places. Casey Heyd was fifth in the 200 (28.65) and sixth in the 60 (8.41).

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