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Local 10 Year Old Places in National Competition
Published on Mon, Aug 5, 2013 (5:46 p.m.)Jake Trone, 10, of Boulder City recently competed in the Hershey Track and Field competition. His standing long jump won a local event in Boulder City. His jump of 6'9.5" beat the jumps of all the jumpers in Northern NV, CA, AZ, NM, and Hawaii. Hershey paid to fly him to PA for a 4 day trip where he met Rafer Johnson and Carl Lewis and was able to visit the Hershey Amusement Park. In the National Competition he placed 5th, the only person from NV to place.