Saturday, April 21, 2012

Spokane native Britney Henry finishes fourth in hammer at Mt. SAC...

WALNUT, California--Spokane native Britney Henry finished fourth in the invitational elite women's hammer throw as the Mt. SAC Relays concluded its three day run at Hilmer Lodge Stadium outside of Los Angeles.

Henry threw 229-9 (70.04m) as Amber Campbell took the victory with a toss of 234-10 (71.57m).

University of Washington and Roosevelt HS alum Norris Frederick finished in a tie for fourth in the invitational elite long jump with a leap of 26-5 (8.06m). as Mexico's Luis Alberto Rivera won with a mark of 26-11 3/4 (8.22m).

In the women's triple jump, Washington State alum Blessing Ufodiama finished fifth with a wind-aided mark of 43-10.75 (13.38m). Crystal Manning took the competition with a jump of 45-8.5 (13.93m).

It was a rough outing on the track for the University of Washington's James Alaka (left/photo by Randy Miyazaki,, as the reigning Pac-10 sprint champ was sixth in the invitational elite 200 in 20.92, as world championships competitor Jeremy Dodson won in 20.39.

Washington State alum Jeshua Anderson, making his 2012 outdoor opener, failed to finish the invitational elite 400 hurdles.

In the Olympic Development Elite 4 x 100 meter relay, the University of Washington's team of Haley Jacobson, Jordan Carlson, Gianna Woodruff, and Bianca Greene finished second behind the team from UNLV, as the Rebels ran 45.94 for the win, with the Huskies at 45.99.

Results from the Mt. SAC Relays are available here.

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