The USATF Outdoor Championships and U20 Championships were this past weekend and we now know who the World Championship teams are.
Below are the Texas high school/alumni individual qualifiers as well as the athletes who made the U20 finals.
Camryn Dickson - (Texas A&M University/Clear Brook) - Dickson made the USA U20 team in the 100m. She qualified for the finals with a 11.44 time in the first round. A 11.30 run in a second place finish in the finals earned her spot on the team; finished third in the 200m finals.
Abby Elmore - (Gunter) - Elmore finished runner-up in the heptathlon when she concluded the two day slate of events with 5,271 total points. She was 281 points behind the winner, but only 2 points ahead of third place for the last qualifying spot on Team USA in the hep. Elmore scored big in the 100H with a time of 14.31 for 935 points and then scored 879 points in the high jump.
Lauren Lewis - (Prosper) - Lewis made the USA U20 team in the 400m with a second place finish in the finals. She ran 51.76 in the prelims and followed up with a 51.21 in the finals to secure a spot on the team.
Jack Mann - (Texas A&M University/Austin Lake Travis) - Mann captured the U20 title with a 17-4.50 clearance. He entered the event at 16-8.75 and cleared it and 17-0.75 on his first attempts at the heights. He was the only competitor to successfully clear 17-4.50 for the win.
Suzan Ogunleye - (University of Tennessee/Pflugerville Hendrickson) - Ogunleye finished second in the triple jump with a 41-10 in the finals. She used a 41-4.25 in the first three jumps to make the finals.
Garrett Kaalund - (Nebraska/San Antonio Antonian) - Kaalund made the USA U20 team in the 200m. He qualified for the finals when he went for a 20.75 preliminary run. A second place finish in the finals sealed the deal with a time of 20.65. Kaalund just completed his freshman season at Nebraska after a great career at Antonian.
GIRLS Finals Qualifiers
Laila Hackett - (Frisco Lebanon Trail) - Fifth in the 100m finals with a 11.50 after qualifying with a 11.61 in the prelims.
Haley Tate - (Georgia/Katy Seven Lakes) - Sixth in the 400m finals with a 53.59 after qualifying with a 53.46 in the prelims.
Cameron McConnell - (Oklahoma State University/Canyon Randall) - Seventh in the 1500m; ran 4:30.95.
Rylee Hampton - (Cypress Ridge) - Third place in the 100H with a time of 13.35 after qualifying with a 13.56 in the prelims.
Cali Bryant - (Houston Memorial) - Eighth in the high jump. Cleared opening height of 5-5.75 on second attempt.
Skylynn Townsend - (Prosper Rock Hill) - Fourth in the long jump with a 19-4.25 best jump in the competition. She qualified for the final with a 18-7 jump. Was also fourth in the triple jump with a 41-5 best jump.
Taylor Fingers - (Mansfield Timberview) - Eighth place in the long jump with a 19-0.50 best jump in the competition. She qualified for the finals with a 18-8.50 distance in her first three jumps. Was third in the triple jump with a 41-9.75 jump.
Myla Canty (University of California/Frisco) - Fifth in the triple jump with a 40-11.75 jump.
Carlie Weiser - (Giddings) - Sixth place in the shot put with at 47-1.50 toss. Was also eleventh in the discus with a119-9 toss.
Alencia Lentz - (Comal Canyon Lake) - Sixth place in the pole vault. Cleared 12-7.50 opening height on her first attempt and then cleared 13-1.50.
BOYS Finals Qualifiers
Miles Jones - (Mansfield Lake Ridge) - fifth in the 100m finals with a 10.43 after qualifying with a 10.52 in the prelims.
Darius Rainey - (University of Southern California/Humble Summer Creek) - Sixth in the 800m finals with a 1:50.02 after qualifying with a 1:51.63 in the prelims.
Kepler Huntress - (Austin LASA) - Seventh in the 800m finals with a 1:56.17 after qualifying with a 1:52.23 prelim in the prelims.
Alexander Chukwukelu (North Forney) - Third in the 110H finals with a 13.45 after qualifying with a 13.60 in the prelims.
Kendrick Smallwood (University of Texas/Mesquite Poteet) - Seventh in the 110H finals with a 13.63 after qualifying with a 13.53 in the prelims.
Jarvis Anderson - (Taylor) - Eighth in the 110H finals with a 13.70 after qualifying with a 13.98 in the prelims.
Ashton Torns - (Austin Westlake) - Third in the long jump with a 24-8.50 best jump. He had a 24-0.25 in the first three jumps to advance to finals.
Aaron Davis - (University of Houston/Humble Summer Creek) - Fourth in the long jump with a 24-6.50 best jump. He had a 24-1.75 in the first three jumps to advance to the finals.
Chris Preddie - (Texas State University/Little River Academy) - Fifth in the long jump with a 24-6.25 best jump. He had a 23-5.50 in the first three jumps to advance to the finals. Preddie was also fifth in the triple jump with a 49-1 best jump.