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SCA Track Star Competes in Junior Nationals in Oregon

SCA Junior Carlie Queen takes 8th at the Outdoor Junior National Championship in Track Town USA in Oregon.

SCA Junior Carlie Queen takes 8th at the Outdoor Junior National Championship in Track Town USA in Oregon.

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – After completing her Sophomore track season at Summit Christian Academy (SCA), Carlie Queen qualified to compete at the Outdoor Junior National Championship over the summer. The competition was held at Hayward Field at Track Town USA in Eugene, Oregon. Queen was invited after meeting the qualifying high jump height of 5’9” in the spring.

Invited are elite athletes from the USA Track and Field (USATF) Junior program, ranging from ages 14 – 20. Queen turned 16 over the summer, making her the youngest competitor to qualify in her event. Queen placed eighth in this national competition and looks forward to the challenge of competing at this level for the next three years.

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