Brendan Morales (Westminister, MD) and Ashlen Veatch (Cake Springs, Roanoke, VA) both won at the DC/MD/VA High School Hammer Championships. Veatch currently ranks as the top freshman in the nation. Boy’s runner up Ibrahima Kebe (Wilson, Washington, DC) also set an unofficial District of Columbia record at the meet.
RESULTS 3rd annual DC/MD/VA High School Hammer Throw Championships Hosted by Potomac Valley Track Club June 14, 2009 Falls Church High School, Falls Church, VA girls: Ashlen Veatch, Fr, Cave Spring HS, Roanoke, VA 42.38, f, f, f, 42.45, f; 42.45; Meredith Oare, Jr, Park View HS, Sterling, VA f, f, 29.13, f, f, 31.53; 31.53 boys: Brendan Morales, Sr, Westminster HS, Westminster, MD f, 52.92, f, f, f, 52.33; 52.92 Ibrahima Kebe, Jr, Wilson HS, Washington, DC f, f, 37.41, 42.37, f, 45.67; 45.67 Channing Johnson, Jr, Wise HS, Upper Marlboro, MD f, 32.28, f, f, f, 34.24; 34.24 All-comer's meet Open section (immediately following the HS section): Aric Veatch #922 M13* 24.51 Brendan Morales #910 M18 51.42 Ibrahima Kebe #??? M17 40.23 Channing Johnson #808 M17 34.66 Ja'Mar Watson #728 M20 50.06 John Urdahl #898 M20 33.82 James Pearce #729 M63 28.46 Ashlen Veatch #921 F15 44.61 Meredith Oare #367 F16 31.52 Natalie Baird #47 F19 47.52 Connor Ahlborn #727 F20 44.07 * Aric Veatch, M13 threw a 3K hammer.