Originally published Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 06:00a.m.

Wyatt Pickering won the 1,500-meter run in the Boys 11-12 Division during the Junior Olympic State Championship June 10-11 at Mesa Community College. Pickering also finished third in the 800 at 2:28.20. He advances to Region 10 Junior Olympics July 6-9 at Mesa Community College, where he will compete for a spot at the Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships in Kansas.

Savannah Pickering also competed last weekend, finishing eighth in the 800 at 3:03.66 and ninth in the 1,500 at 6:35.88.