Junior Olympics to be in California

The Havelock Track Club had 15 athletes qualify for the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics Championships in California after top performances at the regionals over the weekend.

Some of the club’s top regional performances include Brendon Hodge placing first in the Decathlon, Dru Dotter winning the high jump with near record performances and Zyking Patillo taking first in the long jump and mini javelin.

The club has about 50 athletes from Craven, Pamlico, Carteret and Onslow counties age divisions from 6 to 18. It is seeking donations to help cover expenses for the trip to nationals.

For more information, go online to http://havelockheat.wix.com/havelock-track-club.