Sonics results from AAU Junior Olympics

Day 8 (Saturday, August 4)

Deanthony 6th place in 400 Meter Dash

The Sonics final competition of the Junior Olympic Games sent us out on a positive note with Deanthony Nervis claiming a medal for 6th place in the 17-18 Men’s 400 Meter Dash final. This brings our team’s medal count to four! Congratulations to everyone who came to Des Moines and left it all on the track. We hope you all had a wonderful experience!

Day 7 (Friday, August 3)

4th place 4x800 team

The Sonics started the day off with a bang when the 14 Boys 4×800 Relay team of Isaiah Bocock, Nathan Bui, Andy Jiang, and Todd Woods reached the podium with an impressive 4th place finish! Ashston Hartwell followed with a 21st place finish in the 15-16 Boys High Jump, and Deanthony Nervis ended the day on a high note by qualifying for the 400 Meter Dash final in the 17-18 Men’s division with a PR time of 48.37!

Day 6 (Thursday, August 2)

4x400 first exchange

The Sonics only competed in three events today. Here are the results:

Angela Mayer, 9 Girls 1500 Meter Run, 12th place (PR!)
Kaci Wall, 12 Girls 1500 Meter Run, 49th place
14 Boys 4×400 Meter Relay (Kenneth, Isaiah, Nathan, Todd), 13th place (PR!)

Day 5 (Wednesday, August 1)

Coach Stacy and AJ

Sonics got their second medal of the Games when Anthony Chatman took 8th place in the 13 Boys Shot Put! Here’s the roundup of what our other athletes did today:

Kyndal Dedmon, 8-Under Girls 800 Meter Run, 36th place
Angela Mayer, 9 Girls 800 Meter Run, 20th place
Jill Kaiser, 11 Girls 80 Meter Hurdles, 46th place
Jayla Cooper, 12 Girls 80 Meter Hurdles, 21st place (PR!)
Regan Watts, 13 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles, 25th place (PR!)
Bella Amezola, 13 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles, 34th place (PR!)
Zamari Bruce, 14 Boys 100 Meter Hurdles, 16th place (PR!)
Deanthony Nervis, 17-18 Men 100 Meter Dash SF, 17th place
Kennedy Burgess, 14 Girls Discus, 20th place
Jamie Nwokeji, 14 Girls Discus, 33rd place

Day 4 (Tuesday, July 31)

A relatively quiet day for the Sonics with only four events being contested. Here are the results:

Brooke Lloyd, 10 Girls 200 Meter Dash, 29th place (PR!)
Kenneth Burgess, 14 Boys 200 Meter Dash, 52nd place
Kenneth Burgess, 14 Boys Discus, 19th place (PR!)
Ashston Hartwell, 15-16 Boys Triple Jump, 48th place

Day 3 (Monday, July 30)

Kenneth Burgess secured the Sonics’ first medal of the Games with a 6th place showing with his PR performance in the 14 Boys Shot Put!
Kenneth set to let it fly

The following Sonics athletes also competed today:
Regan Watts, 13 Girls 200 Meter Hurdles, 28th place (PR!)
Anthony Chatman, 13 Boys Discus, 26th place
Jamie Nwokeji, 14 Girls Shot Put, 35th place
Kennedy Burgess, 14 Girls Shot Put, 49th place
Deanthony Nervis, 17-18 Men’s 100 Meter Dash, 23rd place (advances to semi-final)

Day 1 (Saturday, July 28)

Arik Dennis was our first competitor and it was his first appearance at the Junior Olympics. He competed in the 14 Boys Pentathlon and finished in 29th place.

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