People to Watch, Girls Throws, 2012


People To Watch, Girls Throws, 2012

This is the seventh of ten in our “People To Watch” series listing the top USA high school track & field athletes, divided by event groups (sprints, hurdles, distance, jumps, and throws) and gender.  Today’s listing features Girls Throws (SP, D, J, H).  Check back frequently for future listings.

Athlete, Grade, School; Accomplishment (PR’s) -  i indicates indoor 2012, otherwise outdoors in current or previous year(s)

GIRLS THROWS (shot put, discus, javelin, hammer):

Lauren Caldwell, 10, Dickinson HS, TX; D (153’11”)

Rebecca Cousens, 12, Portsmouth HS, RI; H (156’0”)

Haley Crouser, 11, Gresham HS, OR; J (169’7”)

Lauren Daniel, 12, Houston Spring Woods HS, TX; SP (48’9”)

Shauntierah Douglas, 12, Garfield HS, NJ; J (145’3”)

Maggie Dufault, 12, Pilgrim HS, RI; H (156’11”)

Maggie Ewen, 11, Saint Francis HS, MN; D (165’9”)

Sarah Howard, 12, Trinity Christian School, GA; SP (50’2”)

Lissette Mendivel, 12, Redwood HS, CA; D (156’7”)

Jessie Merckle, 12, Fort Cherry HS, PA; J (154’6”)

Tera Novy, 12, Montesano HS, WA; SPi (48’8.75”)

Torie Owers, 12, Athens Academy, GA; SP (50’3”), D (156’5”), H (154’.75”)

Monica Phillips, 12, Pope HS, GA; H (157’11.25”)

Avana Story, 12, Woodward Academy, GA; H (152’4.25”)

Christine Streisel, 11, Tamaqua Area HS, PA; J (153’10”)

Chamaya Turner, 11, New Braunfels Canyon HS, TX; D (162’8”)

Kaylie Vanloo, 12, Glencoe HS, OR; J (154’1”)

Shelbi Vaughan, 12, Mansfield Legacy HS, TX; D (175’9.5”)

Ashley Weber, 12, Buena HS, AZ; H (159’2.75”)

Cassie Wertman, 12, Southridge HS, IN; SP (50’3”)