Track: Gold medals in Mexico
TOLUCA, Mexico — Leslie Cole and Scottesha Miller will return to Oklahoma with a little extra luggage after claiming gold medals at the NACAC Under-23 Track & Field Championships in Toluca, Mexico. In addition, Latoya Greaves grabbed silver and bronze medals competing for Jamaica.
Both Cole and Miller qualified for the finals of the 200-meter dash with times of 23.75 and 23.69, respectively, in the prelims. While Miller pulled out of the final, Cole crossed the line first to claim gold with a time of 22.92.
Miller and Greaves faced off in the 4×100-meter relay that saw the U.S., anchored by Miller, take gold with a time of 43.64. Greaves, running the second leg, and Jamaica finished second with a time of 43.73.
Greaves finished third in the 100-meter hurdles and grabbed her second medal with a time of 13.51. Tiffany Ofili (12.82) and Kristin Castlin (13.21) of the U.S. took first and second, respectively.
Miller also finished fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.47 in the finals. Miller was third in the event’s prelims with a time of 11.53. U.S. teammate Tawanna Meadows took second in the event with a time of 11.36 while Jamaica’s Schillonie Calvert claimed the event’s title, running 11.24.
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