Fulton brothers place in national track meet

Iola’s Aaron and Ethan Fulton competed in the 2009 AAU Junior Olympic Championships at Drake Univiersity in Des Moines, Iowa.
The national track meet was last week. The brothers competed in the javelin.
Aaron finished sixth in 16-18-year-old division with a throw of 165 feet, 7 inches. Ethan placed 15th with a throw of 143’5”.
The winning throw was 225’7” by Sam Humphreys of Laredo, Texas.
The Fulton brothers qualified for the national competition by placing at area, state and AAU four-state regional track meets this summer.