Some really excellent and inspiring results from the past 24 hours in masters track competition, on both the oval and in the field ...
-- James Kiseda of Hopewell Junction was first in the 80-over long jump with a leap of 1.77 meters. He also earned gold in the shot put with a toss of 9.25 meters.
-- Kelly Thompson of Hopewell Junction earned gold medals in the women's 40-44 hammer (26.40 meters) and discus (26.87 meters).
-- Peter Van Aken of Poughkeepsie earned gold in the 50-54 hammer throw with a hurl of 36.54 meters. He notched a bronze in the shot put (11.78 meters).
-- Bill O'Neill of Fishkill got the gold in the 40-44 pentathlon with 1,964 points.
-- John Seto earned silver in the 45-49 hammer throw (30.40 meters).
-- Harry Owens and Gil Anderson teamed up for gold in the 40-44 4x800 relay (12:02.6). Owens also got bronze in the 50-54 10,000-meter run (47:13.7), an event in which Anderson grabbed gold for the fourth consecutive ESGs.
-- More on Anderson and Owens: The Mid-Hudson Road Runners Club teammates went 1-2 in the 50-54 800 run. Anderson won gold in 2:45.5; Owens won silver in 3:00.3.