Local athletes excel at USATF Youth Championship

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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:

 

 

 

http://www.usatf.org/events/2013/USATFJuniorOlympicTFChampionships/schedule.asp

 

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