A couple local athletes compete at Jr. Olympics

LANSING, Mich. (WSYM) - Two local athletes are in the mountain state to compete in the Junior Olympics.

They were chosen to compete at the National Junior Olympics Shooting Championships in Colorado Springs this month.

Soraya (Sara) Nevin of Holt and Lillian Warren of Perry train with teams hosted at Michigan State University Demmer Center for Shooting Sports and Education.

They both have earned competitive state rankings which qualified them for this event.

Sara, age 17, will be competing in Air Pistol as a Junior 2 which includes ages 15-17 years-old. And Lillian, age 14, will be competing in both Air Rifle and Smallbore (.22 Caliber) Rifle as a Junior 3, age 14 and under.