Just a week after Marcus Krah took the New Balance Outdoor National 110 Hurdle title he made the trip to Clovis, California to compete for a spot on the US Junior team for Worlds. Krah set the fastest time out of the prelims on 13.37 to easily advance to the final later in the afternoon. And in a field against the top high school and college freshman hurdlers, Krah was able to improve on his 13.32 US#1 time and blasted a 13.25 to win by .07 over Houston University's Amere Lattin. Krah will travel to Tampere, Finland July 19th-24th to seek out a World Junior Title in the event.
In other news from Day 1 Daniel Estrada made the 100 Finals with his prelim time of 10.54, but came up short finishing 5th with a time of 10.48 which was the second best time amongst high schoolers in the final.
Anna Cockrell was the 2nd overall qualifier in the 400H prelims as she won her heat in 57.05 and will run in todays final looking to finish top 2 to advance to Finland.
Former North Mecklenburg runner, currently at Texas Tech, Vincent Crisp was the 5th overall qualifier for the 800 final with his time of 1:49.91. Crisp will compete in today's final in hopes to make the team for Worlds.