Neale wins steeplechase at Junior Olympics

  • Tue Jul 27th, 2010 12:49pm
  • Sports

Herald staff

Amy-Eloise Neale of Snohomish won the 2,000-meter steeplechase in the intermediate girls division Tuesday at the USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships in Sacramento, Calif.

Neale completed the race in 7 minutes, 9.61 seconds. She finished 13 seconds ahead of the runner-up, Gabrielle Stearns of Iowa (7:22.78).

Neale will be a sophomore at Glacier Peak High School in the fall. She is the defending Class 3A state cross country champion.

To read more about Neale’s preparations for the Junior Olympics, click here.