Eight athletes from the Central Coast Track Club have advanced to the USA Track and field Junior Olympics, slated for July 25-31 at Sacramento State.
Headlining the list was Emma Franks, who advanced in both the long jump (15-feet-9) and triple jump, setting set a personal best of 34-9 in finishing second at the Pacific Regional meet in Modesto.
Bella Martinez, a CCS qualifier in the 100 hurdles last spring for Notre Dame, finished third overall in the javelin with a mark of 92-6.
Jack Nolan took third in the pole vault with a personal best of 11-9, while Jenna Emmerson was fourth in the 400 low hurdles (71.25) and Izzy Barrett fifth in the discus (103-6).
Jessica Lane, Emily Orozco and Quinn Eastman all advanced in the high jump in their respective age divisions.
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