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Mustangs win 25 medals

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Langley Mustangs' Ben Marshall won gold in the 400m hurdles at the BC Athletics track and field jamboree in Kamloops.
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The Langley Mustangs grabbed 15 gold, six silver and four bronze medals at the 2014 BC Athletics track and field championships jamboree.

The meet was held July 11 to 13 in Kamloops.

Leading the way was the Mustangs junior-aged athletes.

Georgia Ellenwood won four gold (high jump, 200m, long jump and 100m hurdles) as well as a silver in the javelin.

Ben Marshall (400m hurdles), Brittni Wolcyzk (javelin), Hannah Beaton (heptathlon) and Teagan Rasche (hammer throw) all won gold. Rashche also won silver in the javelin and James Helner took bronze in the high jump.

At the youth level, Nickolas Colyn won a pair of gold medals in the 2000m steeplechase and the 3000m.

Dean Ellenwood also found the podium twice with gold in the 800m and silver in the 400m.

Erci Chatten (high jump) and Jordan Ellingson (javelin) also won gold.

Jaclyn Pauley won silver in the javelin and bronze in the shot put and Hannah Rolfe took silver in the high jump.

The midget-aged athletes were led by Hannah Morrison's gold in the 200m hurdles, which also set a new provincial age group record along the way.

It was one of two medals for Morrison who took silver int he 80m hurdles.

Lauryn Cheung also won gold in the pole vault.

Megan Champoux (200m hurdles) and Nathan King (high jump) won silver and Tanika Dolfo (hammer throw) earned bronze.

And at the senior level, Chris Voth won silver in the 1500m race.

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