Godwin in the Hunt for Gold at U.S. Junior Olympics

Capital City Striders, Inc.

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Charleston, WV 25325


July 24, 2012


USA Track & Field Junior Olympic Championships     

Hughes Stadium     Morgan State University Baltimore MD

Emily Godwin File photo by Stephen Lee


After the first day of competition in the Girls 17-18 Heptathlon  Capital City Strider Emily Godwin  of Buchannon WV after four events is firmly in second place behind Kendall Gustafson of California.


Godwin has 2831 points and Gustafson 2911. Godwin will attempt to pass Gustafson tomorrows Javelin, Long Jump and 800 M competition.


Today Godwin ran the 100 H in 15.64,  Shot Put  31’ 7.25”, High Jump a winning 5’ 7 ¾” and ran a 27.00 in the 200M.


Complete results at:





Questions call:     Paul Gilmer  389-1982 (pjgilmer@aol.com)


Capital City Striders Youth Track & Field Team representing West Virginia at the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics at Morgan State University in Baltimore MD begins competition Monday with one of its highest ranked athletes, Emily Godwin of Buchannon in the 17 -18 Women’s Heptathlon. Godwin’s score of 4716 in the USA Track & Field Junior Nationals at Indiana University in June has her ranked second going into Monday’s competition. Godwin will also be competing in the High Jump on Friday.
Twenty Three other Striders will also be competing this week:
9 & 10 girls Jadia Powell Turbo Jav
Powell, Brookyln Renaldo, Elicia Thomas & Curtava Ruffin 4 x 100 Relay
9 & 10 boys Nate Barham 100M
Noah Castro 800M & 1500M
11 & 12 girls Kharis Hairston Shot Put & Discus
13 & 14 girls Sarah Kehoe Discus
Shannon Riley Pole Vault
Carly Hinkle High Jump
13 & 14 boys Sam Thomas 1500M & 3000M
4 x 800 Relay Thomas, Jabron Stokes, Zereek Hardy & Karl Bruer
Ramone Garnett Shot Put, Discus & Javelin
Samuel Dotson Shot Put
Austin Garrett Pole Vault
15 & 16 girls Anacia Hines 100M & 100 hurdles
15 & 16 boys Christian Buckley Shot Put & Discus
17 & 18 Women Barkley Castro 800M & 1500M
17 & 18 Men Dante Price 100M & 200M
Sam Wood Javelin
Paul Gilmer 389-1982 (pjgilmer@aol.com)


Paul Gilmer
424 Washington Street West
Charleston, WV 25302