New Balance Nationals Outdoor Sunday Snap Recap

* Jelani Watkins cruises in the 200m qualifying round on Saturday with a 20.77

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Athletes, coaches and spectators will enter Franklin Field for New Balance Nationals Outdoor for the final time on Sunday. 

Today marks the final day of the competition of these championships and it's the last opportunity to be crowned a champion. 

We've got you covered with live event-by-event coverage of the action on the track and in the field.

Below, find a live recap that will be updated throughout the day detailing event results as they happen in Philadelphia. Be sure to also check out the meet hub page for more information.

Tavon Underwood Earns 400m NBNO Title Against Loaded Field

Championship Boys 110mH: After a DQ and an additional restart, Connecticut state record holder Joshua Mooney pulled ahead in the final meters to take down indoor 60mH champion Abdoul Sy-Savane in 13.48 (-0.9). Sy-Savane would cross the line in second in 13.52, followed by Nathaniel Rayan for the bronze in 13.69.

Championship Girls 100mH: Camden Bentley, who set a meet record in the semifinals yesterday, won the New Balance title in 13.41 (-1.5) against a loaded field of competition. Bullis School's (MD) Myla Greene would surge into second over the final two hurdles for a time of 13.63, and Olivia Powell would grab third place in 13.65. Powell would narrowly finish ahead of Union Catholic (NJ) sophomore Taylor Cox by 0.003 seconds.

Championship Boys 200m: In a neck-in-neck battle between Florida state champion Christian Miller and Klein Forest's (TX) Jelani Watkins, it was Miller who found another gear over the last 50 meters to win the 200m title in a wind-aided 20.45 (+2.7). Watkins would come in for second in 20.68, while DJ Fillmore would also put together a strong race in 20.83.

Championship Girls 200m: An unfortunate false start and DQ took Shawnti Jackson out of the competition, but that didn't shake Adaejah Hodge as she took care of business in a new meet-record mark of 22.64 (+1.3). Heritage Newport News (VA) senior Madison Whyte would also go under 23 seconds to sneak up for second place in 22.94. For third, 100m champion Laila Campbell would double back and clock 23.26 for a solid effort on the weekend.

Championship Boys DMR: With a monster anchor leg from Steven Hergenrother to make up a nearly 100m gap, Ridgefield (CT) came back to win ahead of big leader Monroe-Woodbury (NY) in 9:58.08 to move to US No. 12 all-time for the DMR. Monroe-Woodbury's second-place mark of 9:59.22 would also move up the all-time leaderboard to No. 17, and Cary (NC) earned third place in a solid 10:09.50 effort thanks to a strong start in the early stages of the race.

Championship Girls DMR: A briliant comeback from Stella Kermes on the 1,600m anchor leg helped Cuthbertson pass Saratoga Springs (NY) on the final lap to win the New Balance title in a meet record 11:33.18. That made for the team's second win of the weekend as the won the 4xMile on Thursday and made it 2-for-2 in the DMR on the season after winning the title at New Balance Indoors in March. Saratoga Springs would close for second in 11:37.67, and Purple Track Club would move up four places on the anchor to secure third in 11:47.21.

Championship Boys 4x100m: The 4x200m champions from Archbishop Carroll (DC) grabbed another relay win at New Balance, this time in the 4x100m in a season best 40.97. The squad from D.C. won by a significant margin despite a few hiccups on some of the exchanges, but nonetheless clocked an impressive mark. Tallahassee Zoom and Brownsburg would go under 42 seconds to go 2-3 in 41.30 and 41.45, respectively.

* Bullis School (MD) sets a new 4x100m meet record on Sunday of 45.63.

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Championship Girls 4x100m: Winning their umpteenth relay title of the four-day meet, Bullis School (MD) showed that they are not to be messed with as the set yet another meet record at the championships, running 45.63 for the win. It was a closer battle to determine the silver and bronze medalists as Run Fast Track Club earned runner-up in 46.46, which was just a tenth of a second ahead of Union Catholic in third in 46.56. 

Championship Boys 800m: Tinoda Matsatsa did what he knows how to do best -- win 800m national titles. The New Balance indoor 800m champion took it outdoors and led wire-to-wire for the win in a US No. 8 all-time 1:47.61. Andrew Regnier would also finish in second, just off Matsatsa's shoulder in a tie for US No. 14 all-time of 1:47.95. Coming in third, Aaron Sahlman put together a sensational last kick down the homestretch to move from the back of the lead pack to the front in 1:48.22.

Championship Girls 800m: Sophia Gorriaran fought off a move from steeplechase champion Angelina Napoleon coming around the final curve to earn an elusive New Balance crown in a meet record 2:04.59. Napoleon would still run very strong for second place in 2:05.53 thanks to a strong final lap, and Isis Grant would also dip under 2:06 for bronze in 2:05.98.

Championship Boys 4x400m: A surprise meet-record performance in the second-fastest section helped North Track Club to the win in the final track event of New Balance Nationals in 3:14.90. Union Catholic, also in heat eight with North TC, took second overall with their 3:15.09 finish, while Panther all the way from heat five earned an elusive top-three podium finish in 3:16.52.

Championship Girls 4x400m: In a fitting end to the action at Franklin Field, Bullis School (MD) earned its second relay win of the day and the school's sixth of the championships with a 3:39.07 meet record in a dominant 4x400m showing. A talented Montverde Academy (FL) squad with 200m champ Adaejah Hodge and 400mH winner Michelle Smith took second in 3:42.09, while the Bullis 'B' team earned third in 3:43.21.

Championship Field Finals:

Championship Boys High Jump: Damarion Potts of South Brunswick (NJ) would be the only athlete to clear 6-9 as he got it done on his final attempt to win the championship competition. Both Brad Richards and Dar Jankovic would reach the 6-8 bar, but Richards earned the silver advantage over Jankovic on the basis of missed attempts.

Championship Girls High Jump: It came down to a battle at 5-10 between Tyler Collins and Aiya Webb, but Collins was the only one able to clear the bar as she would jump her way to a high jump title at Franklin Field. Webb's best clearance of 5-9.25 would help her to a silver medal on the day, and Alysa Carrigan and Ella Michelitch would tie for third at 5-8.

Championship Boys Javelin: Only two athletes eclipsed the 200-foot mark in the javelin -- Peter Bellomo and Leikel H. Cabrera. But Bellomo, the senior from Pennsylvania, threw 208-8 in the fourth round to out-throw Cabrera for the win. Cabrera earned silver with his 200-11 best on the day, and Aidan Broussard earned bronze with a 198-4 fifth-round mark.

Championship Girls Javelin:

Championship Girls Shot Put: Emarie Jackson had a crucial 47-9.25 throw in the third round to move ahead of Tyler Glover, and that mark would hold through the remainder of the competition to earn the shot put title. Glover, a junior out of Ardrey Kell (NC), would take second with a 47-4.75 mark, and Abigail Russell would hold on to third place with a 45-6.5 throw in the sixth round.

Championship Boys Shot Put: 65-0.75 on the first throw from Norwayne's (OH) Dillon Morlock held through the competition to win the shot put crown for the junior. Also challenging were Hayden Dixon and Fabian Gonzalez, marking throws of 64-8.75 and 63-6.25 to go 2-3, respectively.

Championship Boys Pole Vault: In a battle between two of the country's top vaulters, Illinois signee Cody Johnston was the lone athlete to clear 16-8.75 en route to an outdoor national win. New Balance Nationals indoor runner-up Wyatt Stewart would grab second at 16-4.75, and Paul Migas would also clear the bar at the height. However, Migas would earn third based on number of missed attempts.

Championship Boys Long Jump: Following a strong performance in the 200m where he took third, DJ Fillmore would double back for a national title in the long jump with a US No. 1 25-4.75 (+1.2) leap. That would earn Fillmore the crown by nearly a foot, besting Broderick Davis' second-place mark of 24-5.5 (+3.6) and Tyson Adams in third at 24-4.25 (+3.0).

Championship Girls Long Jump: She's been all over the track this weekend at New Balance, but where Avery Lewis Friends' truly took command was in the field as the sprints and jumps talent took home a New Balance gold with a 20-0.75 jump from the third round. Juliette Laracuente-Huebner, who's done it all this season in Ohio, would earn second place on the national stage with a 20-3.5 (+1.7) jump. Also over 20 feet in the competition was Juliana Balon at 20-3.5 to take third