Weekend Rundown: Elite Marks Come From FL's Best USATF & AAU

Florida packed a one-two punch in the 17-18 AAU Junior Olympic Games Decathlon. George Jenkins' William Ott and First Academy Alex Shields tried their hand at the multi-event competition and showed what Florida was made up of at the national level. Ott finished with a total 6398 points with Shields right behind with 6384 points. 

Sunshine state athletes are not quite done with their track season just yet. Many competed at the USATF Junior Olympic Championships as well as begun the AAU Junior Olympic Games this weekend. Here is how they performed. 

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AAU Junior Olympic Games

Aggie Stadium - North Carolina A&T Greensboro, NC
Jul 27, 2019 Aug 3, 2019
4,258 Total Performances (401 FL)

Photo Albums (3)

Videos (185)

Articles (36)

Elite Performances

Girls (28)
200m x 4 1st 24.84 Jaydea Carter West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
800m F 4 4th 2:24.43 Patasha Bryan South Walton HS
800m F 3 12th 2:39.11 Keymani Dillingham AMP Athletics Track Club
800m x 1 3rd 2:27.33 Destiny Phoenix Elites Skill
800m x 3 12th 2:36.48 Omaria Gordon Florida Elite
800m x 3 7th 2:37.03 Nyeemah Dixon Epitome
3000m F 1 5th 11:16.14 A'nylah Lee FSG Athletics
3000m F 1 14th 12:08.32 Savannah Heilman Central Florida Gliders
100H F 6 15th 16.80 Kyleigh Shelton West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
100H F 4 31st 18.48 Zayla Purifoy Golden Elite TC
100H x 2 1st 14.79 Jaydea Carter West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
100H x 6 2nd 15.36 Omaria Gordon Florida Elite
100H x 3 7th 15.58 Patasha Bryan Unattached Club
100H x 7 15th 15.93 Lauryn Gayles Excelerator Track Club
100H x 1 13th 15.94 Leyla Castillo West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
100H x 3 24th 17.86 Destiny Phoenix Jean Ribault Middle School
HJ F 2 9th 4-7 Nyeemah Dixon Epitome
HJ F 3 3rd 4-9 Keymani Dillingham AMP Athletics Track Club
HJ F 1 4th 4-11 Omaria Gordon Florida Elite
HJ x 1 1st 5-5 Jaydea Carter West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
HJ x 3 6th 5-5 Patasha Bryan Unattached Club
LJ F 1 8th 15-3.5 Nyajah Davis West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
LJ F 3 6th 15-5.75 Rayna Lewis BITA TC
LJ x 1 1st 16-5.25 Omaria Gordon Florida Elite
S F 2 47th 30-0.25 Xiomara Knighton Blazin Ravenz Track Club
S F 2 33rd 32-4.25 Anyla Smith Fort Lauderdale Track Club
S F 2 1st 32-8.25 Keymani Dillingham AMP Athletics Track Club
S F 3 26th 33-11 Ka'niyah Fuller Tallahassee Zoom
Boys (12)
400m x 4 4th 50.23 William Ott Thin Air Vault Club
1500m x 2 2nd 4:47.98 Tyson Water West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
100H x 1 1st 13.86 Kahneil Budham Miami Gardens Xpress Track Club
100H x 5 6th 14.49 Tyson Waters West Pembroke Pines Optimist Track Club
100H x 5 12th 15.50 Rayphel Cox Mandarin Middle School
110H F 5 1st 14.60 Alex Shields Empire Athletics
HJ F 2 5th 5-5 Kahneil Budham Miami Gardens Xpress Track Club
LJ F 3 6th 18-1 Malek Jackson Tallahassee Zoom
LJ F 3 3rd 18-6 Rayphel Cox Elites Skill
LJ x 2 5th 17-9.5 Rayphel Cox Mandarin Middle School
J F 1 2nd 147-1.75 Alex Kilpatrick South Walton HS
J F 1 1st 148-6.75 Anthony Bryan Unattached Club

USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

Hornet Stadium - Sac State University Sacramento, CA
Jul 22, 2019 Jul 28, 2019
1,164 Total Performances (8 FL)

Photo Albums (3)

Videos (11)

Articles (3)

Elite Performances

Girls (6)
400m F 1 7th 57.86 Nadia Collins Tallahassee Zoom
400m p 4 8th 57.27 Nadia Collins Tallahassee Zoom
3000m F 2 3rd 10:12.22 Amber Schulz East Orlando Track Club
400H p 2 13th 1:04.38 Holly Cassels Unattached Club
HJ F 1 1st 5-5 Holly Cassels Dwyer HS
S F 3 5th 40-1.25 Damoni Kelly Epitome
Boys (2)
400m F 1 4th 49.40 Curtis Williams Tallahassee Zoom
LJ F 4 1st 23-6.25 Curtis Williams Tallahassee Zoom

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ASU CC Team Camp #2

State Farm Fields Boone, NC
Jul 25, 2019
252 Total Performances (13 FL)

Elite Performances

No elite performances.
Key
F Finals
s Semi-finals
q Quarter-finals
p Prelims
National Gold Elite
National Silver Elite

Performances above met the Florida 2008 Elite Standards standard.

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