Golden & Harris Medal At Pan American Junior Championships in Canada

Over the weekend, New York members Zola Golden (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) and Alexandra Harris (Stoney Point, N.Y.) each represented Team USA and each won a medal at the Pan American Junior Championships in Edmonton, Alberta Canada.  

Golden, who will be a freshman at the University of Texas Arlington, finished fifth in the 400m and was a member of the winning 4x400m relay.  In the 400m she ran 53.12 to match her career best time.  The time is #2 NY and #8 US for high schoolers in 2015.  In the 4x400m she ran the lead off leg with a split of approx. 53.21 seconds.  The team went on to run3:31.29 to win by over seven seconds. 

Harris, a rising junior at North Rockland High School, ran 10:31.79 in the 3000m steeplechase to finish third.  Her time is the US#1 time for high school athletes in 2015 and makes her the ?? performer all-time nationally.

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