June 6, 2019 /Sports News – Local Whittni Orton, Anna Camp, Advance To Championship Competition Saturday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAUSTIN, Texas-Thursday, as the women’s competition commenced at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field national championship meet at Mike A. Meyers Stadium, two former Mid-Utah Radio Sports Network school stars advanced to Saturday’s competition in their respective events. BYU junior Whittni Orton, a former Panguitch High star, took the last qualifying spot in the women’s 1500-meter run preliminaries. With the top 12 women advancing to Saturday’s final, Orton adeptly placed 12th in the prelims in a time of 4:14.37. Oregon’s Jessica Hull (4:12.02) is the top seed headed into Saturday’s final. Weber State’s Kate Sorensen, a sophomore out of Gunnison Valley High School, competed in the 400-meter hurdles, but she placed 21st (1:00.09) ending her season. Written by Brad James Tags: Anna Camp/Kate Sorensen/NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships/Whittni Orton Her fellow BYU junior, Anna Camp, a Millard High alum, placed 7th in the 800-meter run preliminaries in a time of 2:03.65, while the top eight runners in this race advanced to Saturday competition. Nia Akins of Penn is the top seed in this race headed into Saturday’s final.