Mounts earns AAU All-American honors

John Houston Mounts shows off one of the medals he won at the AAU Track & Field Junior Olympics. – SUBMITTED

Once again, John Houston Mounts finished among the nation’s best.

Mounts, a 10-year-old from Jefferson City, competed in the AAU Track & Field Junior Olympics August 5-8. Athletes from all 50 states visited Satellite Beach, Florida, to compete in the annual event. This marks the third consecutive year Mounts has qualified for the AAU Track & Field Junior Olympics.

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