New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 16, 2019

Curry siblings qualify for AAU National Track and Field championships

By Community Member | July 1, 2019 11:58 am

New Kent sibling Jayden and Lauren Curry both qualified for the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North Carolina, by placing in the regional championships this past weekend at Hampton University.

Jayden cleared a height of 5’0” to win the boys’ 13U age group, while sister won the girls’ 11U age division in the same event with a clearance of 4’0”. Jayden also placed fourth in the 1500-meter run (5:25), and Lauren placed sixth in the 800-meter run (2:54).