4 Qualifying Athletes for the USATF Nationals!

The Junior Olympic Regional Championship meet in Greensboro this weekend provided 3 hot days of great performances against strong competition!  We had 16 athletes travel to Aggie Stadium who competed like champions and came home with 16 medals and qualified in 8 races for nationals! It was hot and competitive out there on the track but our athletes ran smart and confident.   It was so fun to watch them run strategic races; finishing strong, passing their competition all the way to the finish line.  That made for some fun and exciting racing to watch!

Congratulations to the whole team on a great season and some fun and fast racing on the track!
Full Results for the Regional Championships can be found here: http://www.durhamstriders.com/results/18reg16/
The following athletes Qualified for Nationals.

Ben Jaster – Qualified (11-12) Boys 800 Meter, 3,000 Meter

Nate Jaster (13-14) Boys 800 Meter, 3,000 Meter

Justine Preisano (11-12) Girls 800 Meter,  1,500 Meter 3,000 Meter

Valeria Mas (13-14) Girls 800 Meter

Complete List of Athletes who Medaled and/or Qualified:

800 Meter 11-12 boys

Ben Jaster- 3rd***Qualified***

800 Meter 13-14 boys

Nate Jaster- 1st ***Qualified***
Joshua Washington 8th

800 Meter 11-13 girls

Justine Preisano 3rd ***Qualified***
800 Meter 13-14 girls
Valeria Mas 3rd ***Qualified***
1500 11-12 boys
Gavin D’Souza 6th

1500 Meter 13-14 boys

Caden Townshend 7th

1500 Meter 11-12 girls

Justin Preisano 2nd ***Qualified***

1500 Meter 13-14 girls

Lucy Ratterree 7th
Valeria Mas 8th

​3000 Meter 11-12 girls

Justine Preisano 3rd ***Qualified***

3000 Meter 11-12 boys

Ben Jaster 2nd ***Qualified***
Gavin D’Souza 6th
Justin Bevacqua 8th

3000 Meter 13-14 boys

Nate Jaster 1st ***Qualified***
Caden Townshend 6th​

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