Four Point Pleasant young students qualified at the WV AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Track and Field Meet in Charleston on June 11 to participate in the regional meet in Lima, Ohio.
Qualifying were Kady Hughes, Elicia Wood, Addy Cottrill, and Ian Wood.
Hughes qualified in the 800 Meter run, the 3000 meter run, and the 1500 meter run with times of 2:50, 13:26 and 6:14 respectively.
Elicia Wood qualified in the 800 Meter run, the triple jump, the high jump, and the 100 meter hurdles with times of 2:54, 25’11 inches, 4’8”, and 19.5 seconds.
Qualifying in the discus and shot put and discus was Cottrill. She threw the discus 81 feet, 3 inches and the shot 34’ 6 inches.
Hurdler and 800 meter runner Ian Wood scored 16.7 seconds in the 80 meter hurdles and ran the 800 in 3 minutes and .02 seconds.
AAU is a national organization that promotes participation in amateur sports and physical fitness programs. Over 670,000 participants are involved nationwide with 100,000 volunteers serving the organization. All ages are able to participate in the events.
Submitted by Becky Wood.