National Boys Performer Of The Week (5/15-5/21)

* Jermod McCoy (left) earned National Boys Performer Of The Week in week eight; Tavon Underwood (right) earns a nomination in the season's ninth poll behind his Colorado 4A state championship performance.

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Whitehouse (TX) senior Jermod McCoy left his mark competing in one of the most competitive state championships just over a week ago.

At the UIL Texas Class 5A State Championships, McCoy put on a show in the field with a double win in both the long jump and triple jump, logging leaps of 23-10.5 (+1.9) and 50-7.75 (+1.3)

The latter mark earned McCoy a US No. 1 ranking in the triple jump, and he would go on to win the week eight poll for the National Boys Performer Of The Week series this outdoor season.

McCoy grabbed 42-percent of the vote to earn the weekly performer honor.

Our latest poll features a slew of new state title winners and record-holders after a wild weekend of championship action across the country. And don't forget, too, that winners of the awards this season receive National Athlete Of The Week backpacks courtesy of TrackBarn.

Continue below to vote for you National Boys Performer Of The Week from meets contested May 15 - 21.


Tavon Underwood, Mead (CO): Earned three individual titles and one second-place finish at the Colorado Class 4A state championships, taking home wins in the 200m (20.93), 400m (45.36) and 800m (1:51.97). Underwood's 400m time equates to a new US No. 1 mark and US No. 14 all-time. He also contested the 100m where he took second in 10.67 (-0.5).

Bryson Miller, Dorman (SC): Set a new South Carolina state record in the 400m with a 46.05 win at the SCHSL Class 5A State Championships. Miller also finished second in the 200m and third in the 100m.

Rodrick Pleasant, Serra-Gardena (CA): Tied his own California state record in the 100m with a 10.14 (+1.3) performance at CIF Southern Section Masters. Additionally, Pleasant won the 200m in 20.71 (+1.5).

Tinoda Matsatsa, St. Andrew's Episcopal School (MD): Won the high school elite 800m at Track Night NYC with a season best and US No. 6 mark of 1:49.48.

Miller Jones, Grand Junction (CO): Completed a sweep of the horizontal jumps at the Colorado Class 4A State Championships, winning the triple jump with a US No. 2 mark of 50-5 (0.0) and the long jump with a 23-4 (0.0) leap.

Chris Johnson, Dillard (FL): Set a new 3A state meet record of 20.40 (+1.7) in the 200m to win a title at the FHSAA Outdoor Championships. Additionally, Johnson won the 100m in an all-conditions PR of 10.25 (+2.5).

Gatlin Bair, Burley (ID): Took home two titles at the Idaho Class 4A State Championships with efforts of 10.15 (+1.4) for 100m and 20.56 (+2.0) in the 200m. Bair's 100m performance tied his own state record set a week ago at the District 4 Championships.

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If selected as a National Boys Performer of the Week this outdoor season, please send your mailing address to Ashley Tysiac at to receive your custom Athlete Of The Week backpack courtesy of TrackBarn.