Columbus County runner finishes fourth in 400-meter dash

Columbus County runner finishes fourth in 400-meter dash
Xavier best gets ready for the 400-meters (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Columbus County Striders runner Xavier Allen took fourth place in the 400-meter dash at the USA Track and Field Hershey National Junior Olympics in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday.

The 12-year-old, running in the boys 11-12 division finished the race in 57.67 seconds.

The fourth-place finish gives Allen All-American status with USATF.

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