Dante Price of Harpers Ferry finished fifth in the 100m dash earning his 2nd All-American designation in the 17-18 young men’s age category. Noah Castro of Winfield posted a personal best of 5:01.61 in the 9-10 boys 1500M and finished fourth
Emily Godwin a junior from Buckhannon-Upsur and the US#6 ranked high jumper coming into the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships took home the gold today in the high jump with a clearing height of 5' 8.75" in Baltimore Maryland at the Morgan State University Track and Field complex. Her impressive resume now has the title of National Champion. I will add photos later.
Dante Price of Harpers Ferry has earned All-American honors in the 200m with a personal best 21.22 while running the turns precisionally out of lane 5. Price has another opportunity tomorrow as he competes in the 100m dash finals. Pictures to be added later.
Rising 8th grade high jump star , Carly Hinkle finished 2nd at the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympics in the 13-14 girls high jump setting a new personal record jump of 5’ 5”. H
Update: “Dante did it!” Dante Price of Harpers Ferry moves into the finals of the 17-18 100M dash with a time of 10.61 seconds. Making him a double sprint qualifier for the in the top age group sprint competition of the year. The 200M finals will be run tomorrow at 12:30PM and the 100M on Sunday at 12:00 PM Striders continue to roll as Dante Price of Harpers Ferry moves into the finals of the 17-18 200M dash with a time of 21.28 seconds.
Striders continue to bring home medals and All-American honors for several West Virginia student athletes on the third (3) day of competition.
Emily Godwin is a Track & Field All - American finishing 4th in the Young womens Heptathlon with a total score of 4532 points at the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics at Morgan State University in Baltimore MD
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.
Noah and Barkley Castro of Winfield and Cameron Viney of Elkins bring home first place Gold Medals in the prestigious International Youth meet.
With just one day remaining until the inaugural Athens Mile, excitment is building! With a highly competitive Clydesdale division, a possible 4-minute miler, and Panthro from Thundercats (you'll just have to come to check this out), Saturday's event looks to be a fun one!
The Capital City Striders, youth track & field Club has announced its 2012 All - Comers Track & Field Championship will be held at 5:30 PM Tuesday July 17, 2012 at UC Stadium at Laidley Field. Events for all ages.
Dante Price swept the short sprints by winning the 200 meter dash in 21.59 (surprising some Michigan & Ohio sprinters). Dante won the 100 meter dash on Saturday. Ramone Garnett won the 13-14 boys Shot put, Karly Hinkle won the 13-14 girls high jump and Barkley Castro got her second gold in the 17-18 girls 800.
National Champ Castro Leads Way Noah Castro of Scott West Virginia has taken up where he left off from the indoor season. On Saturday, the double national champion in the boys Bantam Division at AAU Northern Indoor National Championships, took the Region 5 JO by 16 seconds with a 5:05.78 1500m in the Bantam Boys division. This meet is a national qualifying meet for the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships to be held at Morgan State Univesity in Baltimore, Maryland on July 23-29. Qualifiers with First place finishes: Dante Price -100M Noah Castro - 1500M Christian Buckley - Discus Austin Garrett Pole Vault Youth Boys 4x800 Relay Sam Thomas, Jacob Harris,Jabron Stokes & Zerique Hardy Barkley Castro - 1500M