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Tri-State Athletic Club athletes McDaniel, Railey win Regional titles, qualify for USA Track & Field Jr Olympic Nationals

Tri-State Athletic Club athletes Maddie McDaniel (Chesapeake, OH/Dawson-Bryant High School and Kieleigh Railey (Huntington, WV/Spring Valley High School) won championships at the USA Track & Field (USATF) Region 5 meet held July 8-10 on the campus of Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH, also qualifying for the 2022 USATF National Jr Olympic Track &Field Championships being held July 25-31 on the campus of Sacramento State University in Sacramento, CA.

Kieleigh Railey won the Youth (13-14) Girls Javelin with personal best mark of 86 11.75 (26.51m), an improvement of over 6 from previous best entering the competition. This is her first Regional championship after being the runner-up in the same age group in 2021 and the fourth time she has qualified for the National Championships, having previously qualified in the Bantam (9-10) Girls Turbo Javelin in 2018, the Midget (11-12) Girls Aero Javelin in 2019, and the Youth Girls Javelin in 2021, with the 2020 meet canceled due to the pandemic.

 

For more information either about Kieleigh or the Tri-State Athletic Club, please contact Coach Jason Lea at 304-617-3044