Track & Field (Girls)

Jackson finishes third, fifth at New Balance Outdoor Nationals

By Wes Anderson | Jun 17, 2024 12:26 PM


Greensburg's Emarie Jackson earned a third-place shotput finish and a fifth-place in discus at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Philadelphia. Jackson threw 47-3.75 in the shout put and 153-0 in the discus. She was selected as an All-American in both events. Jackson's younger brother Jai, who will be an eighth-grader at Greensburg Junior High in 2024-25, also competed in the event, finishing sixth in the shot put. Jai threw 43-3.25 and was one of two current seventh-graders to make the podium. Emarie Jackson will compete next year for the University of Delaware.