Local athletes excel at USATF Youth Championship
The Capital City Striders National qualifiers captured 5 medals and four individual All- American Honors at North Carolina A & T in Greensboro NC during the USA Track & Field Junior Olympic National Championships.
Striders receiving All Americans status were:
Tristan Slater of Charleston in the 15-16 boys pole vault finishing second clearing 14' 7.25" for a PR
Noah Castro of Winfield finishing 2nd in the 11-12 boys 3000M in 10:11.45. Noah also placed 7th in the 1500m in 4:51.78 both were PR's
Christian Buckley of Poca finished 8th in the 15-16 boys discus throwing 155' 3"
Dante Price of Harpers Ferry took 8th in the 200m in 21.55 after running 21.1 in the trials for his PR.
Dante had a near miss in the 100 finishing 9th with a best time of 10.63. as did
Abigail Buchan of Charlton Heights finished 10th in the 15-16 girls javelin throwing 104' 5"
Complete results at: