Tucson Elite Classic High School Hammer Results

The Tucson Elite Classic brings the top post-collegiate throwers to Arizona every May for two competitions in three days. This year the competition also featured some of the top high school throwers, including both national leaders. Girl’s national leader Haley Showalter (Valor Christian, Highlands Ranch, CO) competed on Saturday and posted a personal best of 184’06” to extend her national lead. Boy’s national leader Daniel Haugh (St. Pius X, Atlanta, GA) competed in both competitions. In the first competition he threw the 12-pound hammer 221’05”. Then on Saturday he returned to throw a season’s best of 197’04” with the international 6-kilogram hammer. Also competing on Saturday was Arizona native Jacob Beene (Gilbert AZ) who threw a personal best of 214’03” on Thursday and was just one inch under his old personal best on Saturday.

Top results of high school athletes are listed below. In addition, the meet saw a Sultana Frizell of Canada break her national record and tie the North American record with a throw of 75.73 meters (248’05”) on Thursday. Chris Cralle threw a personal best of best of 75.26 meters (246’11”) on his last attempt to overtake national leader and favorite A.G. Kruger. Both Cralle and Frizell won again on Saturday.

                 2014 Tucson Elite Classic - 5/22-24/2014             
                             Tucson, Arizona 
 
Women's Hammer
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Name                    Year City                    Finals           
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Showalter, Haley          JR Highlands Ranch, CO     56.25m     184-06
 
High School 12-Pound Hammer
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Name                    Year City                    Finals           
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Daniel Haugh              SR Atlanta, GA             67.49m     221-05
Jacob Beene               JR Gilbert, AZ             65.31m     214-03
    
Junior 6-Kilogram Hammer
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Name                    Year City                    Finals           
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Daniel Haugh              SR Atlanta, GA             60.15m     197-04
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