Colorado at Junior Nationals (amended)

Riley Cooney adapted to the steeplechase rather quickly at the University of Kansas and will be running the event at Junior Nationals this weekend. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.

Junior Nationals takes place this weekend in Clovis, California. Clovis is always hot in the summer, but this summer might be a little extra toasty. So, there will be issues for the athletes to deal with.

Adding to the heat will be a solid delegation of Colorado entries.

Current or former Colorado high school athletes competing this weekend include:

  • Shayna Yon (formerly of Cherokee Trail, now of Louisiana State), 100 meters
  • Julia Hall (Arapahoe) and Heide Baron (Pine Creek), 400 meters
  • Jordyn Colter (formerly of Cherry Creek, now of California), 1500 meters
  • Katie Rainsberger (Air Academy), 3000 meters
  • Ashley Miller (formerly of Cherry Creek, now of Texas), 100 hurdles
  • Damajahnee Birch (formerly of Denver East, now of Arkansas), 400 hurdles
  • Riley Cooney (formerly of Mountain View, now of Kansas) and Megan Wenham (formerl of ThunderRidge, now of Colorado School of Mines), 3000 steeplechase
  • Andrea Willis (The Classical Academy), pole vault
  • Tarynn Sieg (Eaton), shot put
  • Haley Showalter (formerly of Valor Christian, now of Wisconsin), discus and hammer throw
  • Nik Chappee (Air Academy), 200 meters
  • Duane McClurkin (formerly of Fountain-Fort Carson, now of Colorado), 200 and 400 meters
  • Trenton Stringari (formerly of Canon City, now of Colorado), 400 hurdles

Results and updates will be posted here throughout the weekend as events complete.