Pan Am Juniors: Ohio Connections



Ohio Connections (Excerpt from USATF Press Release)

Men's 400 semis -- Arizona State's William Henry won the first heat in 46.90 to easily advance, and Josh Mance cruised to a 47.13 to finish second in the second heat and also advance to the final. Deon Lendore of Trinidad had the fastest qualifying time at 46.86.

Men's pole vault -- Oregon high schooler JJ Juilfs cleared 5.10/16-8.75 to nab the silver medal behind Brazil's Thiago da Silva, who cleared 5.20/17-0.75. Cody Marshall failed at three attempts at his opening height of 4.75/15-7.

Men's 400 finals -- It was just another day at the office for Josh Mance of USC, as he rolled to an easy 46.14 win. The 2009 World Youth silver medalist and the NCAA sixth-placer this year, Mance won by .36 seconds. William Henry of Arizona State was fourth at 46.80.


Complete USATF Press Release from Day 1 of the Pan Am Junior Games