Twelve athletes from the Westfield Area Y Flyers Track Club were among the more than 350 athletes that competed in 16 degree weather at the Regional Junior Olympics on Nov. 24 in Slippery Rock, PA.
Eight Flyers have advanced to the National Junior Olympics in San Antonio, TX, which will take place on Dec. 14.
Eamon Mason was the Flyers top finisher. Mason finished 8th in his division.
The eight athletes that qualified for the National Junior Olympics are:
Age 13-14 Boys Division: Thomas Whitehead
Age 13-14 Girls Division: Mia Melao
Age 11-12 Boys Division: Zachary Spergel
Ages 11-12 Girls Division: Kathryn Whitehead
Age 9-10 Boys Division: Ronit Rao, Thomas Chen and William McGlynn
Age 7-8 Boys Division: Eamon Mason