National Boys Performer Of The Week (3/6-3/12)

* Matthew Auble (left) took home National Boys Performer Of The Week in the 13th poll of the season; Tyrone Gorze (right) earns a nomination in week 14 for his record-breaking 5k effort at New Balance Nationals Indoor.

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Not only did Matthew Auble win two state titles just over a week ago, but he also earned coveted National Boys Performer Of The Week honors in week 13.

Auble, a senior out of Warsaw (NY), took home both the shot put and weight throw titles at the NYSPHSAA Indoor Championships on Mar. 4 with throws of 58-1.25 and 71-7.25.

It's a first for Auble, who prior to 2023 hadn't won any indoor state titles.

41-percent of the vote in the performer poll went to New York's throws champion, solidifying Auble as the week 13 top national performer.

Week 14, though, brings a special slate of nominees as athletes accopmlished almost unthinkable feats at indoor national meets.

New national record holders, all-time performers and national champions comprise this week's star-studded list of nominees. 

Winners of the National Boys Performer Of The Week through the end of the outdoor season will also receive customized backpacks courtesy of TrackBarn.

Continue below to vote for your National Boys Performer Of The Week from contests held Mar. 6 - 12.


VOTE: National Boys Performer Of The Week (Mar. 6 - 12)

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Issam Asinga, Montverde Academy (FL): Set national records at New Balance Nationals Indoor, the first coming in the 60m with a 6.57 performance to tie Casey Combest's record in the prelims and the second coming en route to a 200m title in 20.48. 

Tyrone Gorze, Crater (OR): Broke the national indoor 5,000m record at New Balance Nationals Indoor with a winning mark of 13:56.82, surpassing Edward Cheserek's previous 13:57.04 record set in 2012. Gorze also anchored a Crater relay squad to a US No. 8 all-time DMR on the night prior to his historic 5k effort.

Tinoda Matsatsa, St. Andrew's Episcopal (MD): Logged a US No. 3 all-time 800m of 1:48.27 to win a New Balance Nationals title. He becomes just the fourth athlete in history  to go sub-1:49 indoors.

Connor Burns, Southern Boone County (MO): Put up a US No. 7 all-time effort of 8:43.24 to win the 2-mile at New Balance Nationals Indoor. Burns also took ninth in the mile.

Maddox Hamm, Scottsboro (AL): Took home the pole vault title at New Balance Nationals Indoor with a nation-leading mark of 17-8.5 in his indoor season finale.

Hunter Jones, Benzie Central (MI): Won both the 2-mile and 5,000m at Nike Indoor Nationals with personal best marks of 8:51.40 and 14:20.54.

Quincy Wilson, Bullis School (MD): Set a freshman class record of 46.67 en route to a 400m championships at New Balance Nationals Indoor. Wilson now owns ninth-grade records in the 300m, 400m, 500m and 600m.

NPOTW Winners:

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