A Full Day 3 Recap Of Nike Outdoor Nationals

Dylan McElhinney won the Women's Nike Outdoor Nationals 800 in 2:06.15 Friday afternoon.

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It's day three of competition here at Hayward Field! 

Yesterday concluded the remainder of the USATF U20 Championships. Today will feature more Nike Outdoor Nationals prelims and championship events throughout the day. 

As always, you can find your event-by-event coverage here. We'll be recapping the events daily, including photos, videos, interviews, and more! 

Check back here for live updates throughout the day - the MileSplit crew has you covered! 

Girls 400: Tyra Cox of Miami Northwestern (FL) took the win in 52.65. Runner-up was Josie Donelson of Lake Oswego (OR) who ran 53.36. Meanwhile, Brooke Lloyd of Houston (TX) clocked 53.86 for third. 

Boys 400: Elijah Ferguson of Track Houston (TX) threw down a 47.15 to win the event. Evan Pardue of Elite (NC) ran 47.34 for second, while Kevin Bello, also of Track Houston (TX), placed third in 47.99. 

Girls 800: New York's Dylan McElhinney ran a time of 2:06.15 to earn the victory. Shynah Collins of the Dillard Panthers (FL) finished closely behind, running 2:06.51.

Paige Stuart of Hot Feet (KS) toed the line in 2:06.98 for third. All of these competitors are now ranked in the US top 40. 

Boys 800: In a photo finish, Cooper Lutkenhaus of Justin (TX) ran to the title in 1:50.40. Max Armstrong of Vestavia Hills (AL) ran 1:50.45 to take a close second. In third was Wilson Schmidt of Belgrade Panther (MT) in 1:50.82. 

Girls 100m Hurdles: In a new US No. 7 time, Joslyn Hamilton of Rams Elite (NC) clocked 13.37 to earn her title. In second was Jaden Billings of College Park (GA) in a time of 13.63. Anisa Bowen-Fontenot of San Diego (CA) toed the line in 13.67 to place third. 

Boys 110 Hurdles: Le'ezra Brown ran a time of 13.72 to finish first. Meanwhile, Zacchaeus Brocks finished runner-up in 13.79. Third was Abdoul Sy-Savane, clocking 13.86.


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"Feel good. Wasn't my best race. It was kind of sloppy. But I'm still a national champ. At the end of the day, I had to get my get back from indoor. I got second." 

- Le'Ezra Brown, Greensboro Dudley (NC) High School junior

The North Carolina native fought off Nike Indoor Nationals champion Abdoul Sy-Savane to win the 110mH final in 13.72.

Girls 2 Mile: Addison Dorenkamp of XLR8 (IA) was the only athlete in the field to break the 10 minute barrier, clocking 9:59.62 for the win. Zariel Macchia of Shirley (NY) ran 10:09.89 for second, while Jaelyn Williams of Chula Vista (CA) placed third in 10:11.43.

Boys 2 Mile: Evan Noonan of Dana Point (CA) ran to victory in 8:52.41 - a new US No. 10 mark. In second was Corbin Coombs, clocking 8:53.44 for second while posting a new US No. 13 mark. Robert Mechura ran 8:55.03 to place third - US No. 14. 

Girls 100: From Dunedin (FL), Rachael O Uvieghara clocked a US No. 25 time of 11.43 to take the title. Runner-up was Celeste Robinson of Cypress (TX) who ran 11.55. Olivia Pace of Ohio Heat ran 11.63 respectively to place third.

Boys 100: Maurice Gleaton Jr. of Quicksilver (GA) ran 10.25 to win the title. Meanwhile, Amir Thompson and Brayden Williams toed the line in a photo finish. Thompson of Plfugerville (TX) finished second in 10.50, while third was Williams of AP Ranch (TX) in a close 10.51. 

Girls 4x8: South Lakes (VA) was the only team to break 9:00, finishing in 8:54.59 for the title. Minnetonka (MN) finished second in 9:14.93, while Santiago (CA) clocked 9:17.10 for third. 

Boys 4x8: In 7:40.71, Downers North (IL) ran away with the victory. In second was American Fork (UT) in 7:44.35. The Jets (AL) crossed the line in 7:50.97 to take third. 

Boys Shot Put: Jackson Cantwell Nixa TX (MO) set a new Hayward field record with his throw of 22.38m (73-05.25) to win the event. In second was Brandon Schirck All American Throwers, marking down 20.75m (68-01.00). Benjamin Smith of Nike Elite placed third, throwing 20.65m (67-09.00). 

Boys Pole Vault: Clearing 5.33m (17-05.75), Victor Olesen of Xtreme Heights (VA) earned his way to the title. In a tie for second, Bryce Barkdull of Andover (KS) and Isiah Whitaker of Bloomington (IL) both cleared 5.23m (17-01.75). 

Girls Pole Vault: In a new US No. 2 mark, Ella McRitchie cleared 4.38m (14-04.50) to take the title. In second was Addison Kleinke of Eugene (OR), clearing 4.28m (14-00.50), as well as Jathiyah Muhammad of Tracy (CA), who also cleared 4.28m. 

Boys Long Jump: Juriad Hughes Jr. of Minnesota Elite jumped 7.69m (25-02.75) to take first place. From Katy (TX), Jayden Keys leaped 7.52m (24-08.25) to finish runner-up. In third was Cordial Vann of Major Impact (TX), jumping 7.52m (24-08.25). 


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Nixa (MO) High School sophomore Jackson Cantwell continued his legend by heaving a winning mark of 73 feet, 5.25 inches to secure a national title. That was just a shade off his season-best of 74-9.75.