USATF Youth Championships (NC)

Junior Conor McCullough (Chaminade, West Hills, CA) set a new national high school 12# hammer throw record with a throw of 79.24m (260’00”) at the 2008 USA Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday. That throw broke the national high school record of 255’11” set by Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) last season. The throw also broke Henning’s national junior class record of 76.96m (252’06”) set in 2006. Last week, McCullough qualified for the US World Junior Championship team, which will take place on July 10th in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Another notable performance at the Youth Championships was Brad Bolton’s (El Toro, Lake Forest, CA) Intermediate divsion win. Bolton, only a freshman, improved his personal best to 193’07”.

USATF Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships
June 28, 2008
Irwin Belk Track and Field Center/Transamerica Field, UNC Charlotte
Charlotte, N.C.

Hammer Throw Young Men
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Name Year Team Finals Points
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1 McCullough, Conor unattached 79.24m 260-00 10
2 Mubarak, Nabil Throw 1 Deep 46.44m 152-04 8
3 Wichert, Nathan unattached 44.02m 144-05 6
4 Rowland, Kenneth Jacksonville 43.38m 142-04 5
5 Harris, James unattached 42.68m 140-00 4
6 Smyth, Alex Arizona Flam 42.46m 139-04 3
7 Potts, Kevin Throw 1 Deep 40.60m 133-02 2
8 Rauhof, Bryce Throw 1 Deep 36.77m 120-08 1

Hammer Throw Intermediate Boys
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Name Year Team Finals Points
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1 Bolton, Bradley South Orange 59.01m 193-07 10
2 Guerra, Aj unattached 55.72m 182-10 8
3 Fraker, Davis Throw 1 Deep 53.12m 174-03 6
4 Dunkleberger, Andrew Throw 1 Deep 51.25m 168-02 5
5 Hardin, Bret Throw 1 Deep 48.02m 157-06 4
6 Brentnall, Edward Throw 1 Deep 46.40m 152-03 3
7 Gaitan, Enrique Throw 1 Deep 45.24m 148-05 2
8 Kebe, Ibrahima Maryland Titans 38.63m 126-09 1
9 Collins, Peter unattached 34.95m 114-08
10 Jordan, Donovan Steel Throwers Club 32.54m 106-09

Hammer Throw Young Women
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Name Year Team Finals Points
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1 Chambers, Lauren Throw 1 Deep 48.45m 158-11 10
2 Veatch, Aimee unattached 42.89m 140-08 8
3 Baird, Natalie Loudoun Trac 41.54m 136-03 6
4 Halvorson, Aslynn unattached 37.95m 124-06 5
5 Radford, Breanna Throw 1 Deep 36.47m 119-08 4
6 Agoris, Catherine unattached 32.57m 106-10 3
7 Tench, Victoria Next Dimensi 32.49m 106-07 2
8 Fannon, Megan Throw 1 Deep 32.36m 106-02 1
9 Atkinson, Courtney West O Throws 31.60m 103-08
10 Mata, Bianca Cornhusker Flyers 30.12m 98-10
11 Gable, Samantha unattached 29.40m 96-05
12 Okafor, Ifeatu unattached 28.83m 94-07
13 Okwara, Nnenna unattached 24.03m 78-10

Hammer Throw Intermediate Girls
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Name Year Team Finals Points
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1 Thompson, Liz Steel Throwers Club 24.77m 81-03 10
2 Allgood, Avione PS Vegas Flyers 24.51m 80-05 8
3 Stewart, Katharine Palmetto Tra 24.13m 79-02 6
4 Haigh, Leigh Jacksonville 23.10m 75-09 5
5 Nelson, Amy Steel Throwers Club 22.96m 75-04 4
6 Okwelogu, Chukwunonso Sierra Chall 20.11m 66-00 3
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