LHS girls take top places at USATF Heptathlon

Lindbergh High School sophomore Anne Massey competes in the javelin event at the USATF Region 9 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships July 14 in Tulsa, Okla. Anne placed first overall in the heptathlon.

Lindbergh High School sophomore Anne Massey competes in the javelin event at the USATF Region 9 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships July 14 in Tulsa, Okla. Anne placed first overall in the heptathlon.

Lindbergh High School sophomore Anne Massey captured first place in the heptathlon at the USA Track and Field (USATF) Region 9 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships on July 14 in Tulsa, Okla.

Teammate Jordan Yanker, a junior, placed third overall in the same event.

This was the first time Anne and Jordan have competed in a heptathlon competition, which includes the 100-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200-meter dash, long jump, javelin and 800-meter run, according to a school-district news release.

During her freshman year at LHS, Anne qualified for state in the high hurdles event. Jordan is a two event state qualifying jumper for LHS.