Track & Field News
Clackamas' JJ Walker and Essence Foster lead the Multi-Event Championships after Day 1
SPOKANE - Day one of the NWAC Multi-Event Championships is in the books with a pair of Clackamas student-athletes at the top of the standings.
Clackamas sophomore JJ Walker leads the way with 3373 points followed by Lane freshman Nathan Poff with 3319. Spokane freshman TJ Travis is in third with 3153 points.
Walker is the reigning champion and has 50 more points that he did in the 2018 event after day one. He placed in the top four for each of the day's five events including a 73 point top place win in the high jump.
Clackamas sophomore Essence Foster, who placed second to Clark's Chloe Lindbo last year, leads the women with 2459 points - slightly down from last year's day one result of 2603 points.
Spokane freshman Alvanique Smith is in second with 2229 points followed by Clackamas freshman Kiara Johnson with 2082 points.
Foster placed first in three of the four events on the day.
Action resumes tomorrow at 10:30am at Spokane Falls Community College.