Jared Briere (Woonsocket, RI), Ivan Goretoy (West Warwick, RI), and Ernest Umoh (Classical, Providence, RI) went 1-2-3 with personal best throws to take the podium at the Rhode Island Freshman State Championships. It marked a strong end to the season for the next generation of top high school throwers. All three are ranked among the top four high school freshman in the nation. On the girl’s side Tenin Traore (Mt Pleasant, Providence, RI) won a close competition over Ani Armenakyan (Toll Gate, Warwick, RI) to win the title. In fact, the top three were all within ten feet.
Rhode Island Freshman State Championships Boys Freshman State Championships - 5/27/2014 Conley Stadium - Mt Pleasant, Providence, RI Boys 12# Hammer Throw (Top 12) =============================================================== Name Year School Finals =============================================================== 1 Jared Briere FR Woonsocket 178-09 2 Ivan Goretoy FR West Warwick 162-01 3 Ernest Umoh FR Classical 150-03 4 Raikwon Woodmansee FR Woonsocket 135-01 5 Dilyn Cote FR Woonsocket 131-04 6 Dan Thomas FR Bishop Hendricken 126-04 7 Jacob Greenless FR Woonsocket 123-03 8 Michael Charnley FR Bishop Hendricken 115-06 9 Abraham Salako FR Bishop Hendricken 111-07 10 Kevin Fofana FR Classical 110-07 11 Connor Kennedy FR North Kingstown 109-04 12 Peter Cavanagh FR Bishop Hendricken 106-07 Girls’ Freshman State Championships- 5/27/2014 East Greenwich High School, East Greenwich, RI Girls 4k Hammer Throw (Top 12) =============================================================== Name Year School Finals =============================================================== 1 Tenin Traore FR Mt Pleasant 104-00 2 Ani Armenakyan FR Toll Gate 101-04 3 Molly Botts FR Cranston East 95-11 4 ElidiaSossa FR Classical 92-05 5 Hailey Nascimento FR La Salle 91-07 6 Jasmine Gallo-Fusco FR Toll Gate 84-03 7 Alyssa Alarcona FR Classical 79-09 8 McKenzie Starratt FR Chariho 79-02 8 Samantha Andrewsa FR Lincoln 79-02 10 Priyanka Bonifaz FR Barrington 78-10 11 Nora D'Antuano FR North Kingstown 78-05 12 Cassie Wahl FR Chariho 76-07