Noah Estrada of Agua Dulce placed fifth in the 9-year-old group of the 800 meter dash at the AAU Area 20 Track and Field National Qualifier to advance to the 2013 AAU Junior Olympic Games. His time of 3:05.07 will send him to Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., for the Junior Olympics, which kick off July 27.

Estrada is one of several Alice Summer Track athletes that took to D.W. Rutledge Stadium in Converse, Texas Thursday through Saturday for the national qualifier. The five athletes from the Alice program made it to Converse after advancing through the Area 20 District Qualifier in Corpus Christi the weekend before.

The top five finishers in each track and field event in Converse qualified for the Junior Olympics.

Also competing at the national qualifier from Alice Summer Track were Erasmo Aguilar, Azalia Jones, Hannah Martinez, and Tobias Rollins.

Here are the

team’s results:

Name – Event – Age Group – Time/Distance – Place

Aguilar – 100 – 15-16 – 12.26 – 16

Jones – 200 – 15-16 – 27.86 – 23

Jones – 400 hurdles – 15-16 – 1:20.51 – 10

Jones – Triple Jump – 15-16 – 28-9.0 – 6

Martinez – 800 – 14 – 2:57.43 – 8

Martinez – 1,500 – 14 – 6:27.07 – 7

Martinez – 100 hurdles – 14 – 20.83 – 7

Martinez – 200 hurdles – 14 – 33.13 – 7

Rollins – Long Jump – 8U – 4-10.0 – 20