Hurdles standout CJ Janu, a Spring Lake Park student who will run with the University of Iowa in the fall, won the state 110-meter high hurdles with a finals time of 14.37 seconds, beating longtime rival and friend Ben Ojika of Irondale and Cody Walton of Forest Lake in the Class AA State Track and Field meet at Hamline University June 8.
Four area schools will be represented at the Class AA State Track and Field Meet after successful performances at the Section 5AA meet held on the same track as the state meet.
Spring Lake Park track and field added another North Suburban Conference crown to its growing resume of accomplishments this spring.
Blaine track and field swept the boys and girls Section 5AAA True Team titles and will compete Class AAA State True Team meet at Hamline University May 17.
Spring Lake Park standout hurdler CJ Janu knew if he wanted to salvage his final high school track season he would have to put in a lot of off-season work.
Records were broken and titles were reclaimed during last weekend’s Class AA state track and field competition staged at Hamline University, St. Paul, June 8 and 9.
Everybody is naturally talented in something. For most of us it takes a while to figure out what that is.