* Kaila Jackson broke the AAU Junior Olympic Games record in the 100m
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HUMBLE, TEXAS -- It was another day and another AAU Junior Olympic Games national record for Kaila Jackson on Thursday.
Jackson, the Detroit Renaissance High School junior, sprinted down the homestretch in the 100m semifinals to a time of 11.51 (+0.6), which was the fastest time going into the finals.
Over four decades ago, there weren't FAT timing systems available. Which means in today's timing landscape, there's a 0.24-second penalty added to the hand-time.
Jackson's performances surpassed the previous AAU National Junior Olympic Games record of 11.3h set by Carla McLaughlin in 1984.
She will compete in the 100m final Saturday afternoon.
The rising Detroit Renaissance (MI) senior will compete in the 200m final later this morning. Earlier this week, Jackson broke the 200m AAU Junior Olympic record with a 23.01.