Clifton Park Shenendehowa (NY) High senior Jillian Shippee threw 196 feet, 2 inches for a US No. 6 all-time mark in the hammer throw Friday at the New York Relays. The mark was a new PR for Shippee by over 15 feet.
Her best throw previously was 181-2 from New Balance Nationals Outdoor in 2016. The new mark is also a new New York state record in the hammer throw.
Her throw is just behind Kennesaw Mountain (Ga.) High's Daina Levy, who threw 198-10 for a US No. 5 all-time mark, which is just ahead of Klein (Tx.) High's Jennifer Dahlgren mark of 195-2.