Rhode Island Boys Division Championships Results

Charles Ionata (Barrington, RI) threw yet another personal best to win the boy’s weight throw at the Rhode Island Metropolitan Division Championships. His throw of 78’8.75″ outdistanced the competition by more than seven feet and break the meet record. The Metropolitan Division produced the top three result from all divisions combined, with Carlos Mangum (Central, Providence, RI) and Adam Kelly (Barrington, RI) both also throwing personal bests and breaking 70-feet for the first time.

The other divisions also saw some great results. Mahlik Handley (South Kingstown, Wakefield, RI) won the Southern Division with the fourth best mark of the weekend. Dylan Gardner (Pilgrim, Warwick, RI) threw a personal best to win the Suburban Division to narrowly beat a group of Bishop Hendricken thrower, and Connor Fugere (Woonsocket, RI) also set a new best to win the Northern Division.

 


 

      RHODE ISLAND INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE – DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS
        PROVIDENCE CAREER AND TECHNICAL ACADEMY, PROVIDENCE, RI
                          25# WEIGHT THROW
                    (Top ten in each division.)
 
                       FRIDAY  FEBRUARY 1, 2013
 
                Event 13  Boys Weight Throw Metropolitan
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 Meet Record: * 73-00.50  2/2/2012    Joseph Velez, Classical                  
    Name                    Year School                  Finals
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  1 Charlie Ionata            SR Barrington-RI         78-08.75*    23.99m   
  2 Carlos Mangum             SR Central - RI          71-05.75     21.78m   
  3 Adam Kelly                SO Barrington-RI         70-03.75     21.43m   
  4 olusegun Vadis            JR Classical-RI          57-10.25     17.63m   
  5 Steve Lefebvre            SR La Salle - RI         56-06.50     17.23m   
  6 Bryan Zapata              JR Hope - RI             55-08.50     16.97m   
  7 Owen Russell              SO Moses Brown Scho      51-03.75     15.64m 
  8 Mike Alvernaz             SO Barrington-RI         49-11.50     15.22m 
  9 Bobby Colantonio          FR Barrington-RI         49-02.25     14.99m 
 10 Jonathan Acevedo          SR Central - RI          47-09.75     14.57m 
 
* = Meet and PCTA facility record.
 
                Event 27  Boys Weight Throw Suburban
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 Meet Record: * 75-00.50  1996        Sean Flynn, Pilgrim                      
    Name                    Year School                       Finals
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  1 Dylan Gardner             SR Pilgrim - RI          60-10.75     18.56m   
  2 Matt Casbarro             SR B.Hendricken-Ri       58-09.50     17.91m   
  3 Joe Vincent               SR B.Hendricken-Ri       56-11.50     17.36m   
  4 Cory Woodbine             SR B.Hendricken-Ri       56-10.00     17.32m   
  5 Brandon Amo               SR B.Hendricken-Ri       56-09.25     17.30m   
  6 Peter Golish              SR Pilgrim - RI          55-11.75     17.06m   
  7 Kevin Conner              SR Pilgrim - RI          55-00.25     16.77m 
  8 Brian Bianchi             SR W.Warwick-Ri          53-02.75     16.22m 
  9 Steven O'Brien            SR Cranston W.-Ri        45-00.00     13.71m 
 10 Daniel Johnson            JR Pilgrim - RI          44-06.25     13.56m 
                 
                          TUESDAY  JANUARY 29, 2013
 
                 Event 41  Boys Weight Throw Northern
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 Meet Record: * 67-10  1995        Sean Flynn, Pilgrim                         
    Name                    Year School                       Finals
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  1 Connor Fugere             JR Woonsocket - RI       58-07.25     17.86m   
  2 Stefan Balestra           JR Lincoln               53-09.00     16.38m   
  3 Giovanni Gray             SO Lincoln               52-02.00     15.90m   
  4 Seth Larbi                JR Shea RI               47-03.25     14.40m   
  5 Jose Torres               SO Shea RI               46-03.50     14.10m   
  6 Adam Freiman              JR Cumberland - RI       45-01.75     13.76m   
  7 Bennett Allen             JR Lincoln               44-00.25     13.41m 
  8 Jake Briely               JR Lincoln               41-11.50     12.78m 
  9 Andy Warrener             JR Ponaganset - RI       41-10.25     12.75m 
 10 Hayden Gardner            SO Cumberland - RI       40-05.75     12.33m 
 
                Event 55  Boys Weight Throw Southern
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 Meet Record: * 76-11  2000        Josh McCaughey, Bishop Hendricken           
    Name                    Year School                  Finals
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  1 Mahlik Handley            SR S.Kingstown-Ri        62-04.25     19.00m   
  2 Aaron Comery              JR Coventry-RI           59-06.50     18.14m   
  3 Joe Colao                 SR Westerly-RI           57-04.25     17.48m   
  4 Joseph Mattson            JR Rogers - RI           51-04.50     15.65m   
  5 David Collins             JR N.Kingstown-Ri        50-03.25     15.32m   
  6 Greg Pickering            SR N.Kingstown-Ri        47-05.25     14.45m   
  7 Andrew DelSanto           JR Portsmouth-RI         47-00.75     14.34m 
  8 Matt Perino               JR Westerly-RI           40-02.00     12.24m 
  9 Mitchell Burns            JR Prout-RI              40-01.00     12.21m 
 10 Tyler Joslin              SR Chariho-RI            39-09.00     12.11m 
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