Smithville’s Cox finishes 4th at AAU Olympics

Dante Cox, a sophomore-to-be at Smithville High School, earned all-American honors in the AAU Junior Olympics.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dante Cox of Smithville brought home all-American honors after competing in the  Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympic Games, held July 27 to Aug. 3, at BB&T Stadium.

Cox, competing unattached, posted a mark of 6-4.75 in the high jump to take fourth place in the 15-16-year-old division. There were 72 competitors in the event.

Cox will be a junior at Smithville High School this fall.

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