At the Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic Games from July 31 to Aug. 5, 44 local athletes represented the Owings Mills Track Club and competed in Ypsilanti, Michigan, against more than 1,000 qualifiers from around the country. Elise Cooper won gold in the 100- and 200-meter dashes for the 10-year-old girls division, setting a new 200m record in the preliminary round. Adrianna Thomas was second in the 12-year-old girls long jump and sixth in the 100-meter dash. Ella Cooper was fourth in the 12-year-old girls 200-meter dash. Sage Hinton was fifth in the 12-year-old girls 400-meter dash, while Kennedy Roberts was sixth in the 12-year-old girls 80-meter hurdles. Nylah Wilson was fourth in the 12-year-old girls high jump. Ashley Thomas won bronze in the 13-year-old girls 100-meter dash and was fifth in the 200-meter dash. Naiyae Evans won the 13-year-old girls triple jump and was fourth in the long jump. Benjamin Nevius was sixth in the 15-to-16-year-old boys 3,000-meter race. The club's 10-year-old boys 4x100-meter relay (Elijah Mathis, Khary Adams, Shane Brown and Xavier Myers) finished eighth. The 13-to-14-year-old girls 4x100-meter relay (Evans, Rashidat Oridedi, Madison Robinson and Ashley Thomas) was seventh. The 11-to-12-year-old girls 4x100-meter relay (Roberts, Adrianna Thomas, Hinton and Ella Cooper) placed second.