LACEY, Wash. – Competing for the final time before the 2014 Cascade Conference Championship presented by U.S. Bank, the Evergreen Geoducks battled the wind and the rain at the Saint Martin’s Invitational in Lacey, Wash.
On the women’s side, Kamiko Patcho (Waipahu, Hawai’i/Ke Kula Kaiapuni ‘O Anuenue) improved her season best in the women’s javelin and broke the school record in the process, finishing 15th with a mark of 29.03m (95-02).
Freshman William Rhodes (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) punched his ticket to the conference championship in the 100m dash, taking 13th with a time of 11.54, just four one-hundredths off the school record.
In the 800m run, junior Wes Jones (Tacoma, Wash./Mt. Tahoma HS) demolished is own school record, winning by nearly four seconds with a time of 1:52.37. The NAIA A-cut time ranks 11th nationally this season.
Sophomore Anthony Johnson (Seattle, Wash./Garfield HS) won the men’s high jump, clearing 2.05m (6-8.75) to win by six inches over Mikel Smith, competing unattached.
The Geoducks will next be in action on Friday afternoon when they join the rest of the Cascade Conference at the 2014 CCC Championships, which will be held at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho.