Kamiak grad takes third in hammer | Sports briefs
Kamiak High School graduate Tim Beard, now at Azusa Pacific University, finished third in the hammer throw with a throw of 172 feet, 7 inches April 1 at the California Collegiate Invitational at University California San Diego.
Four other Kamiak graduates also were busy in late March and early April.
Byrce Richards (Utah Valley University) took fifth in the triple jump with a leap of 44 feet, 9 inches, at the Utah Valley College Invite.
Joey Davis and Tomislav Smith (Lewis and Clark) and Ben Halladay (Seattle Pacific) competed in the San Francisco State Distance Carnival.
Davis was 67th overall in the 800 in 1:59.36. Smith finished 79th in the 1,500 in 4:02.90 and Halladay placed 109th in the 5,000 in 15:09.70.