Competing this past weekend at the Class 6 state track and field meet at the Virginia Beach Sports Center, five local competitors won state titles.
Wakefield High School’s Elizabeth Coe finished third in the girls 1,000-meter race at a holiday invitational indoor track and field meet in Prince George’s County, Md.
Three-time state long jump champion Lena Gooden signed Monday with Vanderbilt for track and field.
McLean resident Georgia Thompson recently finished seventh nationally at the AAU Junior Olympics 2022 in Greensboro, N.C., in the girls javelin in the age-9 division. Her longest throw was 60-feet, 6-inches.
Looking back at his accomplished career as a high-school pole vaulter, perseverance might have played a bigger role in Justin Delgado’s success than his raw talent in the event.