Bryce Foster from Katy (TX) threw 62 feet 1 inch to tie the US No. 3 mark in the shot put.
In this article, we break down some of the top underclassmen athletes in the throwing events. These are athletes who compete in the shot put and weight throw.
Check out the full top 20 rankings for freshmen and sophomores below as well as the three stand out athletes.
Bryce Foster (TX) -
The sophomore has only thrown at two meets this season and has already made huge improvements from one meet to the next. Forster threw 57'2.5" to place third at the Texas A&M High School Indoor Classic and then came back one weekend later and broke out a 62-foot 1-inch throw to place second at the Carl Lewis Invitational. That mark is the best underclassmen mark in the nation and the US No. 3 mark overall.
Logan Coles (RI)
- The Woonsocket High School (RI) sophomore has the best weight throw mark in the country amongst freshmen and sophomores. Already he's thrown for 69'2.5" which placed him second at the Bishop Loughlin Games
, only behind current US No. 2 Jacob Furland
(RI). He has one other throw over 69 feet on the season and that was from the RITCA Invitational when he threw 69'0.75" to place second. He also ranks eighth amongst underclassmen in the shot put with a mark of 50'5.75".
Sean Smith (NY) - Webster Thomas High School (NY) sophomore Sean Smith ranks second in the weight throw amongst freshmen and sophomores with a mark of 61'2" from the Section 5 RWTL Meet No. 4. He's also ranked 17th amongst freshmen and sophomores in the shot put with a mark of 47'1.25" from the Marine Corps Holiday Classic