NINE South Jersey athletes set to compete at USATF National Championships!!!!!

Nine South Jersey athletes from nine different high schools in four counties are scheduled to compete this week at USATF Nationals in Iowa.

The featured event for South Jersey is the javelin, with three entered in the men’s competition, including former national champion Curtis Thompson.

We’ve got Marielle Hall and Erika Kemp in the distance races, Nia Ali in the high hurdles, ¬†Jessica Woodard and Josh Olayinka Awotunde throwing the shot and two-time national champion English Gardner in the 100 and possibly the 200.

Let’s take a look at who’s doing what this weekend:

Nia Ali, Pleasantville
100HH first round: 12:30 p.m., Friday
100HH second round: 3:04 p.m., Saturday
100HH final: 4:52 p.m., Saturday
100HH PR: 12.48

Marielle Hall, Haddonfield
10,000 final: 8:50 p.m., Thursday
5,000 final: 6:42 p.m., Sunday
5,000 PR: 15:02.27
10,000 PR: 31:37.45

Erika Kemp, Rancocas Valley
5,000 final: 6:42 p.m., Sunday
5,000 PR: 15:28.69

Curtis Thompson, Florence
Javelin final: 2:20 p.m., Saturday
Javelin PR: 271-11

Chris Mirabelli, Holy Cross
Javelin final: 2:20 p.m., Saturday
Javelin PR: 251-6

Cade Antonucci, Holy Spirit
Javelin final: 2:20 p.m., Saturday
Javelin PR: 237-5

Jessica Woodard, Cherokee
Shot put final: 6:20 p.m., Sunday
Shot put PR: 61-3 1/4

Olayinka Awotunde, Delsea
Shot put final: 6:10 p.m., Friday
Shot put PR: 69-3 3/4

English Gardner, Eastern
100 first round:
4:40 p.m., Thursday
100 second round: 5:48 p.m., Friday
100 final: 7:44 p.m., Friday
200 first round: 1:33 p.m., Saturday
200 second round: 5:14 p.m., Sunday
200 final: 7:43 p.m., Sunday
100 PR: 10.74
200 PR: 22.62

The full order of events is here.
Full list of entries is here.
Qualifying standards are here.
All-time winners going back to 1876 are here.

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