Hammerama 2008 (RI)

Mike Gama (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) and Meaghan McGovern (North Kingstown, RI) won this year’s edition of Hammerama in Wakefield, RI. McGovern won a close competition over Karen Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) in which both throwers threw personal bests. Robin Callen (Monroe Woodbury, Central Valley, NY) also threw a personal best for third place.

Then boy’s competition saw sophomore Alec Faldermeyer (Minisink Valley, Slate Hill, NY) break 200 feet for the second time this season for second place. Faldermeyer was also the top high school finisher in the 16# hammer throw competition, placing 8th. In the open women’s competition, post-collegiate thrower Bethany Hart threw a new meet record of 66.80m (219’02”).

HAMMERAMA 2008
SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2008
CURTIS CORNER MIDDLE SCHOOL
301 CURTIS CORNER ROAD
WAKEFIELD, RI
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ 12# HAMMER THROW
Meet Record
Jacob Freeman East Greenwich, RI – 75.15m (246’06”) 1999
Pl Athlete Hometown Metric Imperial
1 Gama, Mike Wakefield, RI 62.44m 204’10”
2 Faldermeyer, Alec New Hampton, NY 61.18m 200’09”
3 Torrisi, Vinny Central Valley, NY 55.86m 183’03”
4 Nicoll, Justin East Providence, RI 55.56m 182’03”
5 Conklin, Mark Warwick, RI 52.42m 172’00”
6 Guider, Robert Danbury, CT 52.37m 171’10”
7 Janes, Will Newport, RI 51.67m 169’06”
8 Simalchik, Stephen Danbury, CT 48.95m 160’07”
9 Linback, Dave Cumberland, RI 47.17m 154’09”
10 Gaul, Nate Portsmouth, RI 45.32m 14808″
11 Steele, Remy Barrington, RI 44.92m 147’04”
12 Adams, Wilson Barrington, RI 42.26m 138’08”
13 Maloof, Mike Warwick, RI 41.96m 137’08”
14 Wnuk, Matthew Westerly, RI 40.16m 131’09”
15 Carr, Kyle Bradford, RI 29.79m 97’09”
16 Hamilton, Mark Milford, NH 28.74m 94’03”
17 Taylor, Luke Auburn, MA 18.19m 59’08”
Davis, Tom East Greenwich, RI SCR SCR
Liguori, TJ Westerly, RI Foul Foul
Irwin, Nate Charlestown, RI Foul Foul
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ 4K HAMMER THROW
Meet Record
Kate Johnston Warwick, RI – 52.81m (173’03”) 2000
Pl Athlete Hometown Metric Imperial
1 McGovern, Meaghan North Kingstown, RI 50.31m 165’00”
2 Henning, Karen Kings Park, NY 50.06m 164’03”
3 Callan, Robin Monroe, NY 46.01m 150’11”
4 Procopio, Ali Warwick, RI 41.72m 136’10”
5 McFetters, Robyn Barrington, RI 40.81m 133’10”
6 Waheed, Tope East Providence, RI 40.68m 133’05”
7 Heinl, Nicole Barrington, RI 40.04m 131’04”
8 Nepshinsky, Meg West Kingston, RI 38.86m 127’06”
9 Stowers, Lee Warwick, RI 36.49m 119’08”
10 Sampson, Claire Middletown, RI 31.69m 103’11”
11 Akerley, Britta Gloucester, MA 31.44m 103’02”
12 Turenne, Jerilynn West Warwick, RI 30.18m 99’00”
13 Keller, Katy Milford, NH 27.69m 90’10”
14 Cousens, Becky Portsmouth, RI 22.54m 73’11”
MEN’S OPEN 16# HAMMER THROW
Meet Record
Mark McGehearty Providence, RI – 69.96m (229’06”) 1998
Pl Athlete Hometown Metric Imperial
1 Morse, Kyle Hingham, MA 62.39m 204’08”
2 Lauro, Mike Providence, RI 57.55m 188’09”
3 Faboyede, Bamidele Providence, RI 56.95m 186’10”
4 Jussaume, Steven Pelham, NH 55.67m 182’07”
5 Pearce, Craig Woonsocket, RI 53.92m 176’11”
6 DeStefano, David Berkley, MA 53.43m 175’03”
7 deJesus Elias, Wilfredo Ashland, MA 51.96m 170’06”
8 Faldermeyer, Alec New Hampton, NY 50.78m 166’07”
9 Gama, Mike Wakefield, RI 49.71m 163’01”
10 Stomski, Anthony Dudley, MA 46.95m 154’00”
11 Nicoll, Justin East Providence, RI 45.74m 150’01”
12 Guider, Robert Danbury, CT 44.98m 147’07”
13 Conklin, Mark Warwick, RI 44.86m 147’02”
14 Torrisi, Vinny Central Valley, NY 44.45m 145’10”
15 Sideleau, Scott Middletown, RI 44.37m 145’07”
16 Janes, Will Newport, RI 42.20m 138’05”
17 Palazzo. Bob Providence, RI 39.33m 129’00”
18 Simalchik, Stephen Danbury, CT 38.00m 124’08”
19 Steele, Remy Barrington, RI 36.60m 120’01”
20 Taylor, Ray Auburn, MA 33.65m 110’04”
21 Foley, William Dighton, MA 27.25m 89’05”
WOMEN’S OPEN 4K HAMMER THROW
Meet Record
Bethany Hart Trumbull, CT – 62.74m (205’10”) 2004
Pl Athlete Hometown Metric Imperial
1 Hart, Bethany Trumbull, CT 66.80m 219’02”
2 Jennings, Jasmine Warwick, RI 58.30m 191’03”
3 Bourque Crystal Coventry, RI 53.22m 174’07”
4 Henning, Karen Kings Park, NY 48.61m 159’05”
5 Raper, Rachel Cheshire, CT 48.42m 158’10”
6 McGovern, Meaghan North Kingstown, RI 47.06m 154’05”
7 Heinl, Nicole Barrington, RI 44.21m 145’00”
8 Waheed, Tope East Providence, RI 41.50m 136’02”
9 Jen Fleser Warwick, RI 41.17m 135’01”
10 McFetters, Robyn Barrington, RI 40.30m 132’03”
11 Nepshinsky, Meg West Kingston, RI 38.71m 127’00”
12 Stowers, Lee Warwick, RI 37.81m 124’00”
13 Lehmann, Jessica Park Ridge, NJ 31.31m 102’08”
Callan, Robin Monroe, NY SCR SCR
Godsey, Keelin Boston, MA SCR SCR
Hawksley, Molly Rumford, RI SCR SCR
* New meet record.
Bethany Hart broke her meet record of 62.76m (205’10”) set at Hammerama
2004 in the third round of this meet with a throw of 65.29m (214’02”). She
them improved and broke her new record in the fifth round with her 66.50m
(219’02”) throw. CONGRATULATIONS BETHANY!
DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
3k HAMMER
11-12 YEAR OLD BOYS
Pl Athlete Hometown Metric Imperial
1 Heinl, Jamie Barrington, RI 19.61m 64’04”
11-12 YEAR OLD GIRLS
1 Smith, Gabriella Narragansett, RI 17.42m 57’02”
4k HAMMER
13-14 YEAR OLD BOYS
1 Brennan, Timmy Cranbury, NJ 28.38m 93’01”
2 Palazzo, Robert S. Providence, RI 18.80m 61’08”
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