Charles Ionata (Barrington, RI) improved his personal best by one-inch with a win at the Bishop Hendricken Invitational in Rhode Island on Sunday. Ionata, who ranks 13th all-time in the nation and is just a few feet from moving up to second all-time in Rhode Island, had a throw of 233’8″ which easily won the competition. In second and third place was Clarence Gallop (Central, Providence, RI) and teammate Carlos Mangum (Central, Providence, RI). Gallop also had a personal best in the competition and moves up to seventh on the national performance list.
Marthaline Cooper (Classical, Providence, RI) won the girl’s competition with a new personal best and state leading mark of 173’3″. The mark also moves her up to third in the nation. Leia Mistowski (Narragansett, RI) took second and Kendra Plant (Cumberland, RI) placed third with a new personal best.
49th Annual Hendricken Invitational - 5/25/2013 Bishop Hendricken High School Boys Hammer Throw ========================================================================== Meet: # 253-03 1999 Jacob Freeman, Bishop Hendricken Qualifier: $ 180-00 Provisional: & 155-00 Name Year School Finals ========================================================================== 1 Charlie Ionata SR Barrington 233-08$ 71.22m 2 Clarence Gallop SR Central 214-00$ 65.22m 3 Carlos Mangum SR Central 210-06$ 64.16m 4 Adam Kelly SO Barrington 205-04$ 62.58m 5 Bobby Colantonio FR Barrington 200-08$ 61.16m 6 Connor Fugere JR Woonsocket 191-10$ 58.47m 7 Matt Casbarro SR Bishop Hendricken 184-00$ 56.08m 8 Brandon Amo SR Bishop Hendricken 176-07& 53.82m 9 Bryan Zapata JR HOPE 172-04& 52.52m 10 Cory Woodbine SR Bishop Hendricken 172-02& 52.47m 11 Joseph Mattson JR Rogers 170-08& 52.01m 12 Brian Bianchi SR West Warwick 166-02& 50.64m 13 Olusegun Vadis JR Classical 163-05& 49.80m 14 Alexander Madoian SR North Kingstown 163-03& 49.75m 15 Giovanni Gray SR Lincoln 162-06& 49.53m 16 Steven O'Brien SR Cranston West 155-10& 47.49m 17 Owen Russell SO Moses Brown X152-04 46.43m 18 Jake Briely JR Lincoln 149-11 45.69m 19 Tyler Champlin JR Bishop Hendricken 149-02 45.46m 20 Eddie Barber JR Bishop Hendricken 148-05 45.23m Mt. Pleasant Performance - 5/25/2013 Qualifier Mt. Pleasant Event 22 Girls Hammer Throw ========================================================================== State: * 189-03 2001 Kate Johnston, Warwick Vets AUTO: @ 135-00 PROV: # 110-00 Meet: $ 170-08 5/28/2011 Robyn McFetters, Barrington-RI Name Year School Finals ========================================================================== 1 Mathaline Cooper SR Classical-RI 173-03$ 52.80m 2 Leia Mistowski JR Narragansett RI 149-09@ 45.64m 3 Kendra Plant SR Cumberland - RI 143-11@ 43.86m 4 Abby Cousens SO Portsmouth-RI 140-06@ 42.82m 5 Bianca Donadio JR Classical-RI 136-05@ 41.57m 6 Destinee Barrette SR Pilgrim - RI 132-02# 40.28m 7 Courtney Jacobsen FR Toll Gate - RI 131-06# 40.08m 8 Lauren Swanson SO E. Greenwich -RI 130-07# 39.80m 9 Katerina Irwin JR Chariho-RI 128-00# 39.01m 10 Meagan Malloy FR Smithfield-RI 127-02# 38.76m 11 Molly Fogarty SR Cumberland - RI 126-05# 38.53m 12 Lysah Rusell FR Classical-RI 125-11# 38.37m 13 Yesenia Biascochea JR Central Falls-RI 124-09# 38.02m 14 Lauren Carroll SR Classical-RI 119-05# 36.39m 15 Briana Pina SR Cumberland - RI 109-10 33.47m 16 Oksana Goretaya SR West Warwick-RI 107-11 32.89m 17 Leslie Alvarez SR West Warwick-RI 103-02 31.44m 18 Kailynn Figueroa SO Classical-RI 103-01 31.41m 19 Grace Restituyo SO Barrington-RI 102-11 31.36m 20 Emily Swanson SO E. Greenwich -RI 94-06 28.80m