Saturday, August 07, 2010

Results from Friday at the AAU JO Meet

Chris Dallager lists the results from Friday's competition at the AAU Junior Olympic Championships in Norfolk, Virginia.

Calvin Clark, a St. Paul Humboldt High School senior who swept the 100, 200 and 400 championships at the MSHSL Class A Championships this year, has qualified for the finals in the Young Men's division 400 meter dash with a time of 47.78, the second fastest time of 68 athletes. Clark's time at the AAU meet is over one second faster than his Minnesota Class A winning time. Clark won the Intermediate Boys 400 at the AAU National meet in 2008.

More results
The Midget Girls 4 x 100 relay from Track Minnesota finished 17th of 55 teams in a time of 53.88 by Kailynn Blanchard, Feyisayo Ayobanidele, Cori Bond and Candise Fountain.

Midget Girls Discus Thrower Cameron Downey (Minneapolis) placed 10th of 64 athletes with a throw of 23.16m (76' 0").

Sub-Youth Girl Maddie Gourley(Real Track and Field/Eagan) completed the 400 meter dash in 1:02.40 to finish 42nd of 82 athletes, a little over one week after suffering a leg injury.

In the Youth Girls Shot Put, Kendall Bond (Corcoran) managed a distance of 8.53m (28' 0") for 50th of 58 athletes.

Intermediate Girl Natasha Moore (St. Paul) ran the 400 in a time of 1:00.98 to finish 45th of 70 athletes. Moore ran in the MSHSL meet for St. Paul Johnson in the 100 meter dash this past season.

The Primary Boys group from Track Minnesota placed 27th of 47 teams in the 4 x 100 relay in a time of 1:04.18 by Ries Hill, Malaki Jackson, William Klein and Amir Madyum.

In the Bantam Boys Long Jump, Mica Madyun(Ramsey) jumped 3.64m (11' 11.50") for 53rd of 69 athletes.

Sub-Youth Boy Jakobi Jackson(St. Paul) ran 1:05.57 and finished the 400 meters in 68th place overall.

In the Sub-Youth Boys Triple Jump, Alexander Klein(Stillwater) jumped 8.48m (27' 10") to finish 34th of 37 athletes.

In the Youth Boys Shot Put, Hunter Downey(Minneapolis) placed 38th of 54 athletes with a distance of 10.26m (33' 8").

Intermediate BoysPole Vaulter Grant Krieger(Orono) of Blake High School cleared 3.81m (12' 6"), good enough for 13th of 33 athletes.

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