Alemany freshman Nia Britt and Crespi sophomore Amir Ali Patterson, representing Valley United Track Club, both captured shot put titles at the 45 th USA Track and Field Championships in Wichita, Kan.

Patterson won the intermediate boys' title, throwing the 12-pound ball 54 feet, 104 inches. He also captured a bronze medal in the discus throw with a personal-best of 150-9.

Britt secured the youth girls' championship with the 6-pound implement, producing a final-round effort of 47-102 to rally for the title.

Britt, whose seasonal best is 49-64 is scheduled to compete Friday at the AAU Junior Olympic Games in New Orleans