Results from around the nation: (New results being posted all week!)
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NJ Athletic Conference Champs: Today Nick Vena, Morristown NJ, threw a big PR to move up to US#5 All-Time with a mark of 72-10.50. Vena's series was 68-10.50, sector foul, 71-1.50 in Prelims and 72-10.50, 72-5.25, 71-1.50 in the Finals. Pat Schellberg, Delbarton NJ, the Penn Relays mile champ, continued his winning ways with a 1600 clocking of 4:13.56. Claudia Disomma, Sparta NJ, rolled to a US#4 4:50.81 clocking for 1600 on the girls side.
Seaman Relays: Johannes Swanepoel, Shawnee Mission South KS, rocked the javelin with a throw of 231-11 for the #5 mark All-Time, the same weekend that Sam Crouser threw the national record, 244-2.
3A Region 1 Meet: Matt Bevil, Fort Walton Beach FL, rolled to a US#2 1:50.29 in the 800 meter run in a thrilling race that held a few other big PR's. Hakeem Tarpley, Choctaw, finished 2nd in 1:52.59 and Luc Lawrence, Fort Walton Beach, was 3rd in 1:53.35. Article and video interview here!
Gazette/Friends of Coal Relays: Super-triple for frosh Jacob Burcham, Cabell Midland WV, who ran 4:14.51 for 1600 meters (1st), 9:20.34 for 3200 meters (1st), and 1:56.95 for 800 meters(3rd). He is currently ranked US#1 for freshmen in the 1600 and 3200. He is also ranked US#3 for freshmen in the 800.
Sacramento Meet of Champions: Trinity Wilson, St. Mary's, moved into US#1 in the 100 meter hurdles with a 13.49. Erik Olson, Navato, CA won the 1600 meter run in 4:14.49. Chris Mamon, Benicia won the 110 meter hurdles with a US#8 13.82. Chizoba Okadogbe, Deer Valley, beat her own US#1 400 meter run with a 53.23. Jason McGhee, Menlo Atherton, won the 800 meter run in 1:53.70. Ashley Cooke, Colony, won the 300 meter hurdles with a US#8 42.53. Monte Corley, Logan, moved into US#2 in the 300 meter hurdles with a 36.58. Ashton Purvis, St. Elizabeth, improved her US#1 23.56 time in the 200 meter dash with a 23.17. Theresa Devine, Marin Catholic, won the 3200 meter run in 10:39.25. Wade Meddles, Sierra Lutheran, NV and Erik Olson, Novato, CA went down to the wire in the boys 3200 meter run with Meddles taking the win in 9:05.10 and Olson finishing 2nd in 9:05.94.
Shoreline Invitational: Ben Johnston, North Central WA, and Kenny Krotzer, Auburn Riverside WA, rolled to US#1-2 in the 1600 meter run with respective times of 4:06.54 and 4:07.24. The race was deeper than that however with Adam Thorne, Ferris WA, going 4:11.50 for 3rd and Drew O'Donoghue-McDonald, Seattle Prep WA, going 4:11.70 for 4th. Krotzer doubled back with a 9:13.51 to win the 3200 meter run. Tim Pettit, Kentwood WA, won the 800 with a time of 1:53.93.
46th Annual Centennial Invitational: Sam Crouser, Gresham Oregon, broke a 22 year old National mark in the javelin, throwing 244-2. The old record was 241-11 and was held by Tommy Viskari, NY. Crouser also put the shot put 63-6.25. Sam's cousin Ryan Crouser, Barlow Oregon, put the shot 69-8.75 for a new state record and a US# 3.
Mercer Twilight Invite: Joe Rosa, West-Windsor-Plainsboro South NJ, won the 5000 meter run with a NJ#2 time of 14:28.94. Colin Baker, Haddonfield NJ, won the 1500 with a time of 3:54.52. NJRunners.com On-Site
Morris County Relays: Nick Vena, Morristown NJ, had a monstrous shot put for US#1 of 71-8.25. Delbarton NJ won the 4x1600 and DMR with Mile US#1 Pat Schellberg as their anchor.
Wayne Invitational: Justin Welch, Eastwood OH, is now US#4 All-Time in the Hammer throw with a mark of 245-4. He also threw 189-10 in the discus and 63-4.25 in the shot put. Also putting up unofficial, but impressive marks, at the Olentangy Invite, are brothers Chris and Joey Uhle. They are now tied with the OH State Record in the Pole Vault with a US#5 clearance of 16-7.
Howard Wood Dakota Relays: Saturday: Check back throughout the day for updates from day 2. Friday: Roesler rolls! Laura Roesler, Fargo South SD, won a stacked 800 with a US#1 time of 2:05.76. Carly Paracholski, Sister Manitoba CAN, was 2nd in 2:08.25 while Shelby Houlihan, SC East SD, was 3rd in a US#2 time of 2:08.58. Bismark ND ran an impressive 7:46.08 in the 4x800 to distance the field, yet 3 other teams were still under 8:00.
FHSAA 2A State Finals: Already US#1 (11.24) Octavious Freeman ran 11.39 (video) for the 100 meter dash title and a US#1 23.52 (video) for the 200 title to add to her winning long jump leap of 18-4.50. Stephanie Schappert, Pope John Paul II FL, had a stellar double, winning the girls 800 meter run with a time of 2:10.81 and the 1600 with a time of 4:51.41. Jerimy Strainge, North Broward Prep FL, won the boys 100 dash in 10.66 and the 200 dash in 21.38. Colin Barker, Bishop Kelly FL, had bittersweet victories in the 1600, 4:18.09, and the 3200, 9:24.85. Bishop Kenny FL was knocked out of the 4x800 earlier in the day. Michael Wallace had a health issue and state rules wouldn't allow a replacement right before the start of the race. Bishop Kenny FL girls won the 4x800 with a time of 9:18.60. Underway now with a LIVE WEBCAST (6:30) and featuring the first showing of LIVE TWEETS of a meet, all right HERE!
FHSAA 1A State Finals: FLRunners.com Recap | Race/Intervew Videos | Photos | Kayla Parker, FL, won the long jump with a leap of 19-5, and added 4 other golds to that with wins in the 100 hurdles, 14.27, 100 dash, 12.23, and 200 meter dash, 25.13. Kayla Parker Interview. Kathryn Fluehr, FL, won the 1600 with a time of 4:53.83 and the 3200 with a time of 10:2548. Erica Fluehr (Interview) was 2nd in 4:55.77 and 10:29.09. Underway now with a LIVE WEBCAST and featuring the first showing of LIVE TWEETS of a meet, all right HERE!
Oregon Relays: Saturday: Meet begins at 10AM Pacific. Live video (HS only) feed HERE! Friday: Cole Watson, Rogue River OR, finished 2nd in the College/Open 1500 meter run with a US#1 3:50.84. Henry Jackson OR won the boys DMR with a time of 10:23.97. South Eugene OR won the girls DMR with a time of 12:33.43. Jesuit OR swept the top-3 places in the girls 3000 meter run. Annamarie Maag won with a time of 9:56.55. Matthew Malancon, Sheldon, won the boys 3000 with a time of 8:42.08 with a furious kick over the final 150m. Josh Elliott, Crater, was 2nd in 8:43.29. Kicks off tonight with HS competition for the 3k, DMR's, Boys HJ/SP, and Girls Discus/PV. Live video (HS only) feed HERE!
Colonial Classic: Sam Ellison, Upper Dublin PA, ran to a US#7 clocking in the 800 with his winning time of 1:52.38, shaving 4 seconds from his previous best. The race rocked with Drew Magaha, Upper Moreland PA, in 2nd with a 1:53.27 and Brandon Thompson, Germantown PA, in 3rd with a 1:53.39.
St. Anthony's Invitational: Emily Lipari, Roslyn NY, had herself a nice double in the 800/1500 with winning times of 2:09.35 and 4:32.12 respectively. Chris Hunt article here. Patrick Farmer, St. Anthony's NY, already owned the US#2 mark of 47.25 and won by a landslide here with a time of 47.39. But Farmer was hoping for sub-47, read more from Chris Hunt here. Marlene Ricketts, Westbury NY, popped a big US#1 triple jump with a mark of 42-4. Her mark was also better than the state record (42-0.5) but couldn't be verified due to lack of a wind gauge, steel measuring tape, and 2 certified officials. Read more from Chris Hunt here.
Pine Grove Invite: Allison Updike, Tamaqua PA, won the javelin with a US#2 toss of 156-8. Her series was 146-2, 144-6, 150-2, 156-8.
Somerlot Field Event Classic: Justin Welch, Eastwood OH, improved his US#1 Hammer throw to 243-7, which is still US#5 All-Time. He also won the discus in 198-1 and the shot put in 59-7.75.
Somers Lions Club Invitational: Alec Faldermeyer, Minisink Valley NY, won the hammer throw with a PR and US#9 All-Time performance of 235-0.
Ironman Invitational: Miles Schoedler, Ocean City NJ, won the 1500 with a time of 3:58.60. Michael Belgiovine, Don Bosco Prep NJ, was 2nd with a time of 3:59.33.
South Jersey Invitational: Matthew Huckabee, Timber Creek NJ, had a nice double with a 185-7 in the discus and a 59-3.25 in the shot put. Damiere Byrd, Timber Creek NJ, won the 100 dash with a swift 10.57.
AHSAA 4A-6A States: Morganne Phillips, AL, won the 400 dash with a quick 55.86. She is also through in the 100 and 200 dashes. Keenan Brock, Carver-Birmingham AL, is through in the 100 (10.38) and 200 (21.66). Fabian Garrett, Childersburg AL, set the 4A state record with his winning 188-01 javelin toss. Chris Boudreaux, St. Paul's AL, set the 5A shot put record with a heave of 52-5.50. Alex Reaves, UMS Wright AL, won the pole vault with a new state record of 10-6. Heat Sheets Here.
AHSAA 1A-3A States: Alex Gholston, Hubbard AL, set a 1A state record in the 400 dash with a time of 56.64. James Harris, Lanett AL, won the 2A 400 dash with a time of 49.94. Shelby Builta, Bayside AL, set a 3A discus record with a heave of 127-01. Jarod Lenahan, Winfield AL, won the javelin with a state record of 173-02. Karisa Nelson, TR Miller, set a state record enroute to a 1600 win in 5:13.77. Heat Sheets Here.