Kieran Leboe should have brought a suitcase with him track in Kelowna last weekend.
He needed one to pack away his medal harvest from the Jack Brow Invitational track and field meet.
The 12-year-old Prince George Track and Field Club member won eight medals, winning the 80m hurdles, triple jump and shot put events. Leboe also claimed silver in the 100m, 200m, high jump, and discus, and won bronze in the long jump.
The PGTFC sent 41 athletes to the meet and 13 of them reached the highest point on the medal podium.
Emma Balazs won the 14-15-year-old girls 2,000m run and was second in the 1,200m event; Mitch Elliot topped the standings in the 16-17-year-old boys hammer throw and shot put and was third in the javelin; Ryan Gaiesky won 12-year-old boys 200m hurdles and was second in triple jump; and Sean Gaiesky claimed gold in the 14-15-year-old boys 1,200m run and silver in the 800m.
Olaf Klein won the 10-year-old boys long jump and was third in the 100m; Tyrell Laing found the finish first in the 12-year-old boys 100m and 200m runs; Adam Lee won the 10-year-old boys 60m and 100m sprints and was second in the long jump; Lauren Matheson captured the 11-year-old girls 100m and was second in the 200m; Alexander Nemethy won gold in the 11-13-year-old boys 3,000m run and silver in the 1,500; Simon Nemethy won the nine-year-old boys 1,500m, was second in the 800, long jump and shot put, and was third in the high jump; Owen Trepanier leaped to gold in the nine-year-old boys triple jump, was second in the 60m hurdles and 100m run, and third in the 100m; and Erin Wakabayashi placed first in the 16-17-year-old girls triple jump.
Other medal winners from the PGTFC were: Scott Back, 18-and-over male, silver in 800m; Cameron Cain, 12-year-old boys, bronze in 80m hurdles and shot put; Kate Carter, nine-year-old girls silver in 1,500m, bronze in 800m; Shaun Cormier, male 18-19, silver in 100m, bronze in 200m; Duncan Elliot, boys 14-15, silver in triple jump, bronze in 300m and 800m; Carly Frenkel, 14-year-old girls, silver in triple jump and hammer throw, bronze in long jump and discus; Shauna Hepburn, 13-year-old girls, silver in high jump, bronze in triple jump; Joshua Hewitt, 16-17-year-old male, bronze in 400m and 800m; Brian Martinson, 18-and-over male, bronze in 800m, 1,500m, and 3,00m; Brian Nemethy, 18-and-over male, silver in 1,500m and 3,000m; Anika Schroeter, 10-year-old girls, bronze in 60m and 800m; and David Schroeter, 14-year-old boys, third in hammer throw.
The PGTFC will be staging a twilight fun meet on Tuesday, July 13 from 9-10:45 p.m. at Masich Place Stadium.