TRACK AND FIELD - McKenzie Warren finishes first in pair of throwing events
Sandy's McKenzie Warren won two events at the Junior Olympic Region 13 meet in Spokane, Wash., on Saturday, taking the Young Women's (age group) discus by more than three feet with a heave of 38.69 meters and the hammer throw by about two feet with a throw of 42.23 meters. She also finished fifth in the shot put.
Team Oregon teammate Brittany Price won the Young Women's javelin throw with a heave of 37.68 meters and was seventh in the hammer and shot put, while Michelle Hawkins won the 3,000-meter race walk in 19:48 finishing 16 seconds ahead of her closest pursuer. Keeley Rasmussen was fifth in the midget girls discus and ninth in the shot put.
Top-three finishers qualified for the Junior Olympic Nationals from July 26-31, in Wichita, Kansas.