Geoducks Strong at Washington Open

SEATTLE – A school record in the women’s javelin and another win in the men’s high jump highlighted the Evergreen Geoducks performance at the Washington Open on Friday and Saturday at Husky Track in Seattle, Wash.

Senior Kameo Dela Cuadra (Salinas, Calif./North Salinas HS) set a new school best in the women’s javelin, tossing the spear 27.92m (91-07) to take 11th.  Teammate Hapa Patcho (Waipahu, Hawai’i/Ke Kula Kaiapuni ‘O Anuenue) was just two inches back with a throw of 27.87m (91-05).

Junior Wes Jones (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) improved his season best in the 800m run, finishing third behind a pair of Washington Huskies with a time of 1:54.29.  Senior Zephyr Forest (Fairfax, Calif./Sir Francis Drake HS) also improved his season best in the 400m hurdles, breaking the one-minute barrier for the first time this season with a time of 59.42.

The team of Wes Jones, Forest, Steven Pressley (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) and Les Jones (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) took fifth in the 4x400m relay with at time of 3:34.05.

Sophomore Anthony Johnson (Seattle, Wash./Garfield HS/Pima CC) won the high jump on his first attempt at 2.11m  (6-11.0), improving his NAIA-best and holding off Washington’s AJ Maricich for the title.

Junior Aaron Jones will be in action for the Geoducks on Sunday, running in the Corvallis Half Marathon in Corvallis, Ore.


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