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Jul, 2014

Texas Stallions Qualify for Junior Olympics!

SPRING (July 4, 2014) Klein ISD’s Memorial Stadium was home to the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Gulf Area 17 Regional Qualifier this last weekend. The Texas Stallions Track Club, Inc, a Spring-Klein based track and field organization participated in the 4 day event and advanced 26 athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics nationals. The nationals will be held July 26-Aug. 2 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Medals went to the top three performers in each event, and the Stallions came home with 23 medals in all.

Junior Olympic qualifiers for the Texas Stallions include:

Boys

 Jonathan Carnes, Turbo Javelin, 4 x 800 Relay; Dectrick Edwards,200, 400, 4 x 800 Relay; Jairus Harris, 400, 800, Triple Jump; Ethan Houlston; Tahj Jones, Discus; Carson Kress, 1500; Edward Kress 1500, 3000 Race Walk; Kwame Ofori, 800, High Jump, Pentathlon; Camren Petersen, 400, 800, High Jump; Lorenzo Scheerhorn, Discus, Shot Put, 4 x 800 Relay; Lucas Scheerhorn, 800, 1500; Gavin Story, 400, 800, Long Jump, Decathlon; Brandon Taylor, 200, 400, Long Jump; Stephen Taylor, 1500 Race Walk, Shot Put, Turbo Javelin; Joseph Wiltz, Javelin; Elijah Wright, 800, High Jump, 4 x 800

Girls

Asahele Benford, 100; Lavoxkeia Carnes, 200, 400, Triple Jump; MaKayla Flakes, 200, 800; Devauncia Frank, 100, 800, Javelin; Arianna Hayden, 800, Discus, Shot Put; Shania Lacy, Discus, Shot Put; Lawryn Noel, 200, 400, Turbo Javelin; Abena Ofori, High Jump, Triple Jump; Morgan Wiltz, Shot put

The group is raising money to offset the cost of the trip. Those interested in assisting the group can contact Brenda Walker at 832-415-0568, go to the team’s web site at www.TexasStallions.org or visit the group’s Facebook page.

About the Texas Stallions

The Texas Stallions Track Club, Inc is a 501(c)(3) Texas non-profit Corporation that is sanctioned by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Gulf Association and the USA Track and Field (USATF) Gulf Association youth track programs for boys and girls from ages 6 to 18 years old.   Our track club is dedicated to the development of youth track and field athletes in the North Houston area.  Questions? Contact the Texas Stallions Youth Track Club at (832) 415-0568 or email: [email protected] on the web at http://www.texasstallions.org.

For Immediate Release

Lavoxkeia Carnes

832-415-0568

[email protected]

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