Danville Express

Sports - July 25, 2008

Local Heat runners Aiuto, Deuel head to Junior Olympics

Pleasanton Heat runners Kyla Aiuto of Danville and Parker Deuel of Alamo have qualified for the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics, which will be held in Omaha, Neb.

Deuel, a freshman at San Ramon Valley High school, won the 1500m in 4:26.29, placing him fourth in the nation for his age group. His 4x800 relay team also qualified with a winning time of 9:02, third fastest in the nation.

Aiuto is a freshman at Monte Vista High School. Her 4x800 team won the qualifiers with a 10:13.69. They are ranked eighth nationally.


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