2010 (AAU) National Champions: 4x100M relay

WON A TOTAL OF (14) NATIONAL MEDAL @ 2010 (AAU) JUNIOR OLYMPICS. Shemiah Brooks: won  Triple- Jump 59 members of the High Point Panthers (AAU) Track Club qualified to participate in the 2010 AAU Junior Olympics held July 31-August 07 at Norfolk State University, Norfolk VA. The Panthers won (2) National Championships and had (12) member to win All-America honors. The top (8) finishers in each event earn the All-America honor. NATIONAL CHAMPIONS: Shemiah Brooks: Won the Intermediate Girls (15-16 yrs) triple jump with a jump of 38’-04.75, while the Panthers Young Men (17-18 yrs) won the 4x100m relay members (Daniel Greer, Desmond Stearns, Jeffrey Hendrix , Cameron Hudson and James Johnson) combined to post a winning  time of 41.75 seconds. Other National Medal Winners: Cameron Mcrae finished (3rd) in the young men (17-18 yrs) shot-put with throw of 52’-06.25. After the competition,  he signed a National Letter of Intent  and committed to Western Carolina University to compete this fall, his younger brother  Chetney Taylor was National Runner-Up finishing (2nd) in the midget boys (11-12 yrs) shot-put 46’-10.75 and (6th) in the discus with a throw of ( 91-02). Osvaldo Hernandez:  continued his impressive season finishing (4th) in the young men (17-18 yrs) javelin with a throw of 168’-10, while teammate Richard Bell finished (8th) with a throw of 154’-06 in the same event. Hernandez also finished  (5th) in the 3000 Racewalk in a time of 22:20.33. Grace Popek: Finished (6th) young women (17-18 yrs) 2000M Steeplechase in a time of 8:30.20. Mia Little: finished (8th) in the sub-youth girls (13 yrs) 100m with a time of 12.96. Nolan Johnson: Finished (4th) in the bantam boys (9-10 yrs) 400m Other Notable finishers: Kimberly Walsh: (9th) young women (17-18 yrs) 2000M Steeplechase in a time of 8:51.54 , Paisley Simmons: Intermediate girls (15-16 yrs) 100m: 12.00 (10th) place 200m: (11th) place 24.73, Daniel Greer young men (17-18 yrs) 100m: 10.89, Mia Little(9th)  sub youth girls (13 yrs) Long Jump : 15’-08.75, Young women: 4x800m relay (12th) with a time of 10:51.50 For complete results visit: www.aauathletics.org or use the direct link below. Link: http://aauathletics.org/Results/2010Results/AAUJuniorOlympicGames.aspx