MileSplit All-American Team Boys Shot Put Presented by New Balance
Willie Morrison dominated the High School shot put scene and won NBNO with a U.S No.2 70-2.
1. Willie Morrison (Leavenworth, KS- Sr.) - The Indoor/Outdoor New Balance National Champion went undefeated in High School Competition. His streak includes wins at the Kansas State meet, Great Southwest Classic and New Balance Nationals Outdoor meet (U.S No.2 70-2). At the USATF Junior meet he placed 3rd behind two collegiate throwers.
2. Adrian Piperi (The Woodlands, TX - So.) - The New Balance Nationals Outdoor runner-up was ranked U.S No.3 with his 69-1.25 throw at the USATF World Youth Trials. He placed 1st at both the Texas Sate meet, and the USATF World Youth Trials.
3. Matt Katnik ( St. John Bosco, CA- Sr.) The USC recruit captured wins at the Arcadia Invitational, Mt. SAC, and the California State meet. In addition, he placed 4th at the USATF Junior meet. His best performance was at the Trinity League Finals when he threw his U.S No.1 72-3.
4. Jordan Geist ( Knoch, PA - So)- The Penn Relays Champion threw a U.S No.4 69-1 to capture the win at the 42nd Annual Baldwin Invitational. His next major win came when won the Pennsylvania State meet. He also placed 4th at both the New Balance Outdoor National meet and at the USATF World Youth Trials.
5. Eric Favors ( North Rockland, NY - Sr.) -The University of South Carolina recruit had an amazing season. He placed 3rd at Penn Relays, 1st at the Loucks Games, captured the New York State title, and then threw a U.S. No.5 66-7 to placed 3rd at New Balance National Outdoors.
6. Isaiah Rogers ( Campbell, GA - Jr.) - The junior went undefeated until the New Balance Nationals Outdoors meet where he placed 5th. At the USATF World Youth meet, he threw a huge U.S No.7 pr of 66-4.25 to place second- His undefeated streak includes wins at the Georgia Olympic meet and at the Caribbean Scholastic Invitational.
7.Bronson Osborn ( Esperanza, CA - So.) - The California Sophomore had a great season by placing 3rd at both the California state meet and at the USATF World Youth Trials. At the USATF World Youth Trials he threw a pr of 66-0.5 to end the season as U.S No.8.
8. Daniel Guiliani Jr ( South Portland, ME - Sr.) - Although he only competed a handful of times, the senior was able to win both the Maine Class A state meet ( 62-8.25 ), and the New England Champion meet( 64-2.25) . His best performance came earlier in the season when he threw his U.S No.6 66-4.25 to win the SMAA Southwestern Tri-meet .