USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships

Alyssa Dismuke of Bastrop placed eighth out of 48 competitors in the shot put at the USA Track & Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships, held recently at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro.

Representing the City of Bastrop Track Club, Dismuke threw for a distance of 42-feet, 10.25 inches (13.062 meters) while competing in the 13-14 year-old age group.

Dismuke is entering her freshman year at St. Frederick.