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Morales & Jones Earn All-American Honors at Junior Olympics

SGS runners Ben Morales and Shawn Jones tested their speed against the best high school track athletes in the USA at the USATF Junior Olympics from July 24-30 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Coach TJ Moulton reports that both raced as part of the Spokane Speed Academy team. “They brought home six All-American finishes between the two of them!” Ben Morales finished 3rd in the 3,000 meter race, 6th in the 1500, and 2nd in the 4×800 relay. Shawn Jones was 7th in the 800 meters, 2nd in the 4×400 relay, and 2nd in the 4×800 relay. See a Photo Gallery of the athletes at Junior Olympics. Go Dragons!