The RDC Indoor Track team had strong results to start the ACAC season. (Twitter Photo)

Kings indoor track team win GMU Invitational, Queens earn silver

The RDC Kings and Queens opened the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference indoor track season on a high.

The Kings picked up gold among 10 teams at the MacEwan University Invitational in Edmonton Saturday, while the Queens took second, behind the host Griffins.

The Kings had 67 points as a team, 25 more than the second-place Griffins.

Stephen Rowley collected bronze in the men’s 600-metre race in a time of one minute and 30.76 seconds. He also won bronze in the 1000m (2:48.31). His teammate Will Cebuliak was second in the race in a time of 2:45.33, while also capturing bronze in the 1500m (4:29.39). Daniel Szucs also had a strong showing in the 1500m, earning silver in 4:27.96. Devin Saunders collected gold in the 3000m in a time of 9:17.52 and Szucs earned silver (9:25.06).

The Kings won also won silver in the 4X400m relay, with Cebuliak, Rowley, Axsivier Lawrence and Mustapha Yekini-Oladosu rounding out the group.

Queens runner Shayla Sklaruk won the 300m race (44.38) and was fourth in the 1000m (3:21.91) and Shaelyn Moltzahn earned silver in the 600m race (1:46.29). The pair, along with Lauren Pasiuk and Bobbie Osborne, won bronze in the 4X400m relay.

RDC will host Running Room Grand Prix #2 on March 7.

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