Wednesday, 8.2 - The Action Continues
Team NC defeated the Fairfax Stars 81-74 to capture the championship in the girls basketball tournament at Midtown Community Center in Newport News .
New York Gauchos proved why they are perennially one of the best programs in AAU by defeating two of southeastern Virginia 's best to win the boys 15 and under championship. In the semifinals, they defeated Boo Williams Summer League Blue 52-51 and for the title they knocked off the Peninsula Wolfpack 68-60.
In the 16 and under bracket, East Cobb Astros earned the top seed heading into Thursday's championship bracket play. They will play the winner of a Sudden Death matchup at 2 pm in the quarterfinals. >> Results
TRACK AND FIELD - Results
A busy day on the track as nine national records were set.
The most interesting had to come in the intermediate girls 800 where sisters Brooke and Blaire Dinsdale from Traer, Iowa both broke the previous mark of 2:10.73, but Brooke was a bit better. She won the race in 2:08.52, while Blaire was second just four one-hundredths of a second behind at 2:08.56.
Area winners included:
Joel Coleman of Suffolk , Va. in the midget Boys 800 (11-12 yo) in 2:08.76
Marlon Woods of Norfolk , Va. in the Young Men's High Jump (17-18 yo) in 7-feet
Rudolph Wilson of Virginia Beach in the Young Men's Shot Put with a throw of 52-1Â¾ to edge out Donald Moore also of Va. Beach who threw 51-4Â¾
BUSY FAMILY FUN
The Apostoles' family of Williamsburg , Va. could lay claim to one of the busiest families in the AAU Junior Olympic Games. All four of the children participated in distance events and all came away with no worse than a sixth place finish.
Rachel was fourth in the 2000 intermediate girls (15-16yo) steeplechase (after winning the 3000 meter race-walk last year) today.
Meghan was sixth in the 3000 midget girls (11-12) racewalk on Sunday
Twin brothers Jake and Travis came in second and fifth respectively in the Bantam Boys 1500 meter race-walk on Saturday