Jeremiah Salas of Decatur High School Track is our WSJM Sports Van Buren/Cass Student Athlete of the Week for the week of April 18, 2021.
At the Magi Madness Invitational in Colon, Jeremiah turned in three first place finishes. He won the 100 Meter Dash with a time of :11.09, the 200 Meter Dash with a time of :23.6, and the Long Jump with a mark of 18 feet 5½ inches. He also ran a leg for the second place 400 Meter Relay team.
In the classroom, Jeremiah carries a 3.22 grade point average.
Jeremiah is the son of Jay and Margret Salas of Decatur.
Other finalists for the week were Lexie Young of South Haven Softball, Nathan Palmer of South Haven Track, and Cecelia Conforti of Decatur Softball.
Catch Jeremiah’s conversation with Phil McDonald below…