David Ribich, 16, a star runner on the Enterprise-Wallowa track team, ran his way to a second place finish in the 3000m race (9:55:76) and third in the 1500m (4:33:85) at the USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships for the Northwest Regional Junior Olympics meet.

The regional track and field event was held for the first time in Bend July 5-8 during very hot temperatures.

Ribich qualified for and plans to compete in the National Junior Olympics meet, which will be held in Baltimore, Md., July 23-29.

Ribich will be a junior at EHS this coming school year.

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