USATF Region 5 JO Championship Saturday Qualifiers Jul 08, 2012

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

USATF Region 5 Junior Olympic Sunday Highlights Jul 10, 2012

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.