Last week, we reported results from the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in Omaha, HERE.
This week, again thanks to USATF-Minnesota Secretary and Youth Chair Chris Dallager, we've got the details about Minnesotans finishing in the top-10 at last week's Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics. Track and field events for the competition were held in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Here's Dallager's report which includes each athlete's date of birth in parenthesis:
Calvin Clark, (93), Mendota Heights, won the Intermediate Boys' (ages 15-16) 400m dash in a time of 48.71 seconds.
Elise Anderson, (96), Brooklyn Park, was 3rd in the Midget Girls' (age 12) 200m dash in a time of 25.74 seconds, 5th in the 100m dash in 12.67 seconds, and was joined by her Track Minnesota Elite teammates of Taloria Stiffin, Yamit Nachmias, and Imani Scott for a 6th place finish in the Midget Girls' 4 x 100m Relay with a time of 52.68 seconds.
Ellie Bedingham, (00), Woodbury, was 5th in the Primary Girls' (ages 8 and under) 100m dash in 15.02 seconds.
Rumeal Harris, (92), Eden Prairie, was 5th in the Intermediate Boys' Triple Jump with a distance of 13.84m (45' 5").
Natalie Zobel, (94), Eagan, finished 5th in the Youth Girls' (age 14) Javelin Throw with a mark of 25.29m (83' 0").
Will Burke, (95), Brooklyn Park, captured 6th place in the Sub-Youth Boys' (age 13) 3000m run with a time of 10:24.05.
Nailah Hill, (95), Brooklyn Park, earned 7th place in the Sub-Youth Girls' Discus Throw with a distance of 29.56m (97' 0").
Taylor Anderson, (94), Brooklyn Park, garnered an 8th place finish in the Youth Girls' High Jump by clearing 1.52m (5' 0").
Shaheed Hickman, (96), Brooklyn Park, narrowly missed the finals for the Midget Boys' 100m (12.39 seconds) and the 200m (25.56 seconds) and finished in 9th place overall.
Sierra Saulsberry, (95), Brooklyn Park, was the 10th fastest Sub-Youth Girl in the 100m Hurdles with a time of 16.27 seconds.