Saturday, January 25, 2014

Bronco Track Team Wins Four More Events

Mackenzie Flannigan captured her second title of the weekend at the Jacksons Invitational Track & Field meet in Nampa, topping the field in the 400-meter dash.  Flannigan ran a 54.54 to finish first.

Emma Bates won the women's mile in 4:47.59, while Allan Schroeder took the men's mile in 4:06.98.  Roderick Townsend won the men's high jump (6-10.75) to give the Broncos six individual wins for the meet.

Boise State's Karyna Armstrong Wins Weight Throw

Two wins on opening day of the Jacksons Invite in Nampa.  We told you earlier about Mackenzie Flannigan--Karyna Armstrong also came away with a title, heaving a career-best of 61-feet, 2-inches to win the weight throw.

Action continues tomorrow at Jacksons Track.

Boise State Gymnasts Top Southern Utah 196-025 to 195.050

Ciera Perkins scored three individual wins to help #15 Boise State defeat Southern Utah 196-025 to 195.050 at Taco Bell Arena last night.

Perkins won on vault, uneven bars and floor exercises in helping the Broncos to the win.  Perkins scored career bests of 9.925 on vault and bars, and a career best-tying 9.875 on floor.  Perkins' bar score is tied for the seventh-best in school history, and her six career bars wins moves her into a tie for 10th all-time.

Fellow Junior Kelsey Morris shared the floor title with Perkins and Kelsey Black, while Morris won the all-around with a career-best 39.150.  Black is now tied for ninth in career floor wins with six.

Overall, Boise State scored a 49.100 on vault, a 49.025 on bars, a 48.775 on beam and 49.125 on floor.  Southern Utah finished with 48.775 on vault, 48.600 on bars, 48.700 on the balance beam and 48.975 on floor.  Ana Jaworski of Southern Utah took home the beam title with a 9.875.

The two teams meet again next Friday in Cedar City, Utah.