British Virgin Islands native and Central Arizona College freshman Eldred Henry, won the National Jr. College Athletics Association Championships Discus Throw title on Saturday night, during the championships held at Mesa College, in Mesa, Arizona.
Henry, who was in second place throughout the competition earned the title on his final attempt which measured 54.35m. He was sixth in the Shot Put on Friday, with a heave of 16.73m.
Henry joins Omar Jones who on won the 2009 Javelin Throw title as the territory’s second JUCO National champion. He becomes the sixth BVI athlete to win Jr. College All America honors for Central Arizona, but the first to earn it in two events.
At the same competition ASA College freshman Khari Herbert helped his team earn Jr. College All America honors in the 4x400m Relay after placing sixth in 3 minutes 11.13 seconds with a third leg carry. He anchored them to 3:08.41 in the prelims.
In his open 400m, Herbert had a non advancing time of 48.59 seconds in the prelims.
At the North Carolina High School 4A State Championships, Cary High School Jr. Lakeisha “Mimi” Warner placed second in the 800m with a season’s best of 2:13.15.