Hutchison competes in AAU nationals

Clinton Elementary School sixth grader Kenzlee Hutchison recently competed in the AAU National Track and Field Championships recently for Knoxville Youth Athletics.

Hutchison, who also runs for the Clinton Blaze during the spring, competed in the 11-and-under section in both the shot put and the discus.

In the shot put competition, she posted a personal best mark of 21 feet nine inches and finished 40th in a field of 77athletes.

Hutchison also took 31st place in discus with a mark of 45 feet.

Hutchison is also a star in the classroom as she is an honor student. She plays Upward Basketball and may play hoops for the Lady Blaze later this fall. She also plans on competing for the Blaze cross country team when the season begins later this month.