Local Track Stars Head to National Junior Olympics

Congratulations to members of the NY Starz and Westchester Striders!

Peekskill’s two local track clubs, the NY Starz and the Westchester Striders, competed in the highly competitive North East Regional qualifier last weekend and maintained stellar records.

The following Athletes qualified to perform in the National Junior Olympics to be held July 23 through 29 at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Westchester Striders
Shenece Davis 200 meter dash
Chelsea Ogindo 400 and 800 meters
Brooke Sayre 1500 meter run (of Garrison)
London Claxton 1500 meter run
Nina Acevedo 1500 meter run
Syncere Claxton 3000 run

*All Striders are Peekskill residents except for Brooke Sayre, who is from Garrison


Nolan DeFreitas 3000 meter run (of Peekskill)
Lauren Aviles 1500 and 3000 meter runs (of Cortlandt Manor)
Grace Ekperegin Long jump (of Peekskill)


*Thank you to Peekskill's Ted Bitter, who submitted this information to Patch. 

ted bitter July 13, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Nina qualified in the 3000 meters not the 1500 congratulations to all our fine and talented Athletes
Mindy Quezada July 14, 2012 at 10:58 AM
Way to go Claxton Clan!! Very proud of all of them!
Nancy Sayre Donohue July 29, 2012 at 06:11 PM
4th place for Brooke Sayre! Awesome job. So proud of you!! xoxo


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