MB Track & Field athletes prevail at Junior Olympics

mbtrackThe Myrtle Beach Track & Field Club saw 13 athletes earn medals in 10 different events at the Junior Olympics Regional in Rock Hill over the weekend.

The local club won gold medals in two relays events – the Under 8 boys in the 4×100 team (Christian Ott, Collins McCallum, Jeremiah Favorite and Kymani Clary) with a time of 1:09.24, and the 11-12 Boys in the 4×800 team (Cooper Jennings, Fredrick Ajavon, Joshua Gunn and Mattheaus Ott) with a time of 13:05.47.

Also striking gold were Latrell Pitts in the 11-12 Boys shot put with a toss of 10.14 meters. He also finished second in the discus with a throw of 23.17 meters. Kelsey Glover won the 15-16 Girls 3000 meters (12:30.50) and took third in the 1500 meters (5:29.78).

Silver medalists included Kayla Watkins in the 13-14 Girls high jump and long jump, Anna Walker in the Girls 13-14 in the high jump and Mia Adcock in the Girls 13-14 pole vault.

The athletes qualified to compete in the Junior Olympics National later this month in Eugene, OR.

Photo courtesy of MBT&F

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