Zion Hill Rd. Running Club team members and coaches pitcured here, from left, include Coach Medrano, Prince Medrano, Brandon Hernandez, Antwain Franklin, Armando Avalos, Jayden Acuna, Coach Acuna and Coach Cardenas.
(Seguin) - The Zion Hill Running Club of Seguin had five athletes advance through the South Texas AAU regional track and field meet at Converse-Judson in late June to qualfiy for the upcoming AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa.
Antwain Franklin qualified in the 100 meter dash, while Brandon Hernandez and Prince Medrano each advanced in the 1,500 meters.
The 4x800 relay team of Hernandez, Medrano, Armando Avalos, and Jayden Acuna qualified for the national competition in the 11-12 year old division as well.
The AAU Junior Olympics is July 30 - August 4 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Zion Hill Running Club will host a BBQ plate fundraiser on Saturday, July 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Cash America Pawn on Court St. in Seguin to help fund the trip to the Junior Olympics. Plates are $9 apiece.