NCKS News
07.11.2017 - [NCKS]

Addison BudkeMany area athletes have qualified for the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships.  The Region 16 meet took place in Joplin, MO over the weekend.  From the Beloit Flyers, Addison Budke (pictured left) qualified in the 9-10 age group in the shot put and long jump.  She finished 2nd in Shot Put at 19'¾" and 3rd in the long jump at 12'5".  Also from the Flyers Sydney Johnson took 1st in the girls discus with a throw of 140'1" and third in the shot put at 37'10" in the 17-18 girls age group.  Eli Johnson also qualified for Nationals in the 9-10 boys age group in the shot put, finishing third with a throw of 22'11".  Another area runner, Logan Brummer, who competes for the Salina Burn, was a part of the 4x800m Relay team that qualified for Nationals in the 13-14 boys age group.  They took 4th place in their race with a time of 9:58.42.  The USA Track & Field National Junior Olympics will be held in Lawrence, KS at Rock Chalk Park July 24-30.