Two from Farmington advance in Junior Olympic track competition
Farmington youth track runners Elijah Green and Erick Morena qualified for this weekend's AAU Regional Qualifier in Indianola, Iowa, with their performances at the Junior Olympics District meet in Brooklyn Center.
Both qualified in all three events they competed in. Green placed first in the 200 in 31.27 seconds, first in the 400 in 1:09.82 and second in the 800 in 2:42.28. Moreno was sixth in the 100 in 34.0, sixth in the 200 in 34.0 and third in the 400 in 1:15.01.
Green and Moreno are looking to advance through the regional qualifier and earn a spot at the AAU Junior Olympics in Humble, Texas, July 30-Aug. 4.