The Region 1 Championships and JO Qualifier was held at Icahn Stadium from Thursday, July 12th thru Sunday, July 15th.
We had 14 athletes qualify for the Regional meet and 13 of them attended the meet.
Friday was the day for the pentathlon and Mikhaila and Anthony competed. Anthony placed 5th and Mikhaila was 8th.
Saturday started with the 200 hurdles and Camylin placed 4th with a time of 30.08 which qualified her for the National meet and gave her the USATF Long Island age group record! Way to go Camylin.
This was followed by the 100 meters – Jaylah made it into the finals and was 7th overall. Steven pulled a muscle in the 100m and did not compete the next day in the 200m. Avery & Izabella both had personal bests with times of 16.11 and 17.11 rerspectively.
Nicholas and Camylin competed in the 400m placing 19th and 13th. In the 1500m, John was 9th overall achieving a personal best of 5:33.
Sunday was cloudy and developed into rain, but the athletes shone on the track. The 4x100m relay was the 1st event for our athletes. The 9/10 yr girls Avery, Cecilia, Harper and Hannah placed 5th and secured a qualifying spot for Nationals. They also broke their own USATF Long Island age group record with a time of 1:08.4In the 200m our athletes Avery & Harper both achieved personal bests. Leanna also got a personal best in the 800m finishing 13th with a time of 2:45.0. John was back on Sunday and ran the 800m with another personal best of 2:38.8 as he finished 11th.
It was an awesome meet and a wonderful experience for all our athletes.
Our athletes will not be going to Nationals which is in Greensboro, North Carolina July 23rd thru July 29th.