U.S. Olympic track and field trials: State connections
A look at how Washington athletes fared Friday at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials.
Kara Patterson: Seattle-born athlete, who graduated from Skyview High School in Vancouver, Wash., advanced easily in the women's javelin qualifying. Patterson recorded the best mark of the 24 competitors, 198 feet, 5 inches, on her first and only throw, passing on her two other attempts.
Brittany Aanstad: The Lake Stevens High School graduate and current Seattle Pacific athlete did not advance in the women's javelin, with a best mark of 148-4.
Jeshua Anderson: Former Washington State runner failed to advance in the men's 400-meter hurdles. He finished eighth in his heat, with a time of 53.15 seconds.
Katie (Follett) Mackey: Former Washington runner had the ninth-best time in the women's 1,500 meters semifinals, qualifying for the final with a time of 4 minutes, 10.54 seconds.
Katie Flood: Washington runner failed to qualify for the women's 1,500 meters final. Her time of 4:11.38 was the 14th best in the two semifinal heats, with 12 runners advancing to the final.