Winkler moves into national lead at Armory Collegiate Invitational (NY)

Senior Rudy Winkler (Averill Park, NY) took over the national lead with a season’s best throw to win the Armory Collegiate Invitational’s junior boys weight throw competition. Winkler’s best throw of 79’6.25″ was more than two feet better than his previous season’s best set in January. It is also just more than a foot under his personal best set last March at the New Balance Indoor Nationals. Fellow New Yorker Chris Pensa (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) also set a new best to place second with a throw of 69’2″.



                                  2013 Armory Collegiate Invitational
                  New Balance Track & Field Center – The Armory, NY, NY
                                        Friday February 1, 2013
                 Junior Boys Weight Throw
Friday (7 pm)  
National High School — 93-3 1/4, Conor McCullough (2009)
Armory — 93-3 1/4, Conor McCullough (2009)
Meet — 84-0, Walter Henning (2007)     
  1 Winkler, Rudy                Averill Park NY         24.25m   79-06.75 
  2 Pensa, Christopher           South Huntington        21.08m   69-02.00 
  3 Handley, Mahlik              South Kingstown         19.81m   65-00.00 
  4 Wilson, Tim                  Washingtonville         19.17m   62-10.75 
  5 Gallop, Clarence             Providence RI           18.44m   60-06.00
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