5 Chiloquin Junior High Klamath Tribes Members qualify for the Nike Outdoor National Championship

Chiloquin Junior High School’s track season culminated in a remarkable achievement: Five student-athletes qualified for the prestigious Nike Outdoor National Championship. This notable event will host young athletes from across the nation on June 12th and 13th at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

The qualifiers, all of whom are enrolled members of the Klamath Tribes, will represent both their school and tribe at this high-profile meet. The athletes and their events are as follows:

  1. Xavah Hescock – 200m and Long Jump
  2. Makiren Jackson – Shot Put
  3. Billy Jackson – Shot Put
  4. Denver Bravo – Shot Put and Long Jump
  5. Justin Parrish – Shot Put and 200m

Each student has performed exceptionally well throughout the season, most clinching first place in their respective categories and grade levels. Additionally, Xavah, Makiren, Denver, and Justin have set new records at Chiloquin Junior High in their events.

The Nike Outdoor National Championship is a critical platform for middle school athletes. It features all track and field events and draws competitors across the United States. Chiloquin’s athletes’ participation not only highlights their athletic prowess but also showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Klamath Tribes.

As these young athletes prepare for the national stage, their community stands behind them, proud of their achievements and eager to support them in their upcoming challenge at Hayward Field.