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USA Junior National Championships
June 20-22, 2008 at Jesse Owens Stadium, Ohio State U., Columbus OH

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Marquise Goodwin and Anna Jelmini were two of Friday's big prep champions. Photos by John Nepolitan

  • NC prep Booker Nunley rips awesome US#1 / =#8 all-time 13.40 (-1.0w) 110H (13.49 prelim). Jamele Mason TX and D'Juan Richardson IN also make final, but Wayne Davis NC does not finish his semi.
  • Prep Marquise Goodwin TX US#1 25-00.00 to win LJ (-0.8w); Christian Taylor GA 3rd in 24-11.25; preps take 5 of top 6
  • Prep Roxanne Grizzle KS US#1 170-03 javelin (2nd) behind collegian Karlee McQuillan. AZ frosh Hannah Carson 3rd 163-05.
  • Prep Elijah Greer OR 1:50.15 leads 800m qualifiers. Preps Blake Shaw TX, Dylan Ferris NC, and Zach Mellon MN make final
  • US#1 prep Ana Jelmini wins discus at 173-01; Erin Pendleton OH tied for 2nd 164-08 (but had longer 2nd throw)
  • Prep Curtis Beach NM leads decathlon after day 1 with 3839 points.
  • Collegian Jeneba Tarmoh 11.21 100 (+1.3w), 2nd prep Victoria Jordan TX 11.38 (Candyce McGrone IN 4th, Erica Alexander TX 6th)
  • Collegian Terrell Wilks 10.19 100 (+1.1w), Justin Murdock MD top prep in 4th (Marcus Rowland SC and Marquise Goodwin TX make final but DNS).
  • Prep Cydney Ross MO 2:08.21 800 leads qualifiers; 7 other preps make the final.
  • Prep Jackie Coward TN 59.21 leads 400H qualifiers; 3 other preps make the final, including Kori Carter CA 1:00.26
  • Prep William Wynne GA qualifies 2nd in 400H 50.76 behind NCAA champ Jeshua Anderson
  • Preps Matt Byers KS 218-02 and Kyle Smith AL 217-08 are 2nd and 3rd in javelin
  • Cory Leslie OH is top prep to make 1500 final with 3:51.89 in 2nd (2nd overall)
  • Preps Lauren Chambers GA 178-09 and Allison Horner GA 176-04 3rd and 4th in hammer
  • Collegian Joe Berry wins PV in 17-04.50; Justin Miller CA is top prep in 4th
  • In 3k steeple, Rice frosh Rebecca Wade 10:29.64; Alyssa Allison MO is top prep in 3rd 10:42.22
  • No women's 1500 qualifying as athletes move straight to Sunday's final

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