State Colleges

Northwest Nazarene’s Payton Lewis, Micah Tranch score event wins at GNAC Championships

Payton Lewis (Nampa Christian High) and Micah Tranch each won an individual event as the two-day championships got under way for the decathlon and heptathlon.

Lewis won the shot put (42 feet, 10.75 inches), and Tranch won the high jump (6 feet, 7.75 inches). Lewis is third in the decathlon heading into Tuesday, and Tranch is seventh.

On the women’s side, Katie Conklin is in seventh in the heptathlon.