Ryan Hetrick and Jordan Powers of the Chautauqua Striders made it two straight victories on the third day of USA Track & Field Region 2 Junior Olympic Championships at Strider Field.
Hetrick won the 3,000 run with a time of 9:51.76 to go along with Friday's victory in the 2,000 steeplechase with a time of 6:53,81 in the Boys 15-16 Division.
Powers, competing in the Boys 17-18 Division, was victorious in the pole vault with 3.30 meters on Saturday after winning the 2,000-meter steeplechase with a 6:33.25 on Friday.
Above, Ben Larson, left, and Joshua Fischer, both of the Chautauqua Striders, finished first and second in their 110-meter hurdles heat at the third day of the USA?Track & Field Region 2 Junior Olympics at Strider Field on Saturday. Below, Taylor Brightman (30) hands off to Taylor King (34) of the Chautauqua Striders during the girls 400-meter relay. See additional photos at cu.post-journal.com.
P-J photos by Scott Reagle
Both Hetrick and Powers are from Southwestern and by finishing in the top three, they will advance to the National Junior Olympics at Irwin Belk Track at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C., July 22-28.
McKenna Maycock of the Striders was first in the preliminaries of the 400 meters with a 1:04.1 in the Girls 15-16 Division. Maycock is from Randolph.
Hannah Seiders of Silver Creek and the Striders was third in the preliminaries with 1:07.10.
Olivia Reinhardt of Jamestown and the Striders finished fifth in the discus (26.52) of the Girls 13-14 Division.
The Striders' Benjamin Larson came in third (16.15) and Josh Fischer fourth (16.31) in the 110 hurdles preliminaries of the Boys 15-16 Division.
Sarah Garvin of the Striders and from Jamestown finished fourth in the 200 hurdles preliminaries with time of 30.28.
The final day of competition gets underway at 9 a.m. today.
For complete results, visit www.chautauqua-striders.org and click on the link at the right.