Rhode Island Indoor State Championships Results

Favorites Adam Kelly (Barrington, RI) and Alva Hicks (Classical, Providence, RI) took home wins at this year’s Rhode Island State Indoor Championships. Kelly entered the competition seeded more than six feet better than his closest competitor Bobby Colantonio (Barrington, RI). Colantonio provided a big challenge though as he threw a personal best of nearly three feet. In the end Kelly won by a foot and a half and was just under the 15-year-old meet record. Third place went to Owen Russell (Moses Brown, Providence, RI) with another Barrington thrower, Mike Alvernaz (Barrington, RI), breaking 70-feet for fourth place. In all, Barrington captured 22 points in the event which put them in the early lead in the boy’s team competition.

Hicks had been hovering around her personal best in recent weeks and finally let one go on Saturday to set a new personal best and win by an impressive five feet. Her teammate Lysah Russell (Classical, Providence, RI) took second and Courtney Jacobsen (Toll Gate, Warwick, RI) placed third with a personal best effort. Hicks will try to win a second gold this weekend as she also enters the meet as the favorite in the shot put and Classical is making a push for the girl’s team title.

            Rhode Island Indoor Track State Championship - 2/21/2015             
                      Providence Career & Technical Academy                      
                                 Providence, RI   

Boys Weight Throw
State Record: # 83-03.25  2/12/2015   Adam Kelly, Barrington              
 Meet Record: % 81-08.75  2/20/2000   Josh Mc Caughey, Bishop Hendricken         
    Facility: @    83-00  1/21/2015   Adam Kelly, Barrington                     
    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points
  1 Adam Kelly                SR Barrington HS - RI    81-03.00     24.76m  10   
  2 Bobby Colantonio          JR Barrington HS - RI    79-09.00     24.30m   8   
  3 Owen Russell              SR Moses Brown           74-05.50     22.69m   6   
  4 Mike Alvernaz             SR Barrington HS - RI    70-05.25     21.46m   4   
  5 Francy Mata               JR Mt. Pleasant          69-01.25     21.06m   2   
  6 Jared Briere              SO Woonsocket HS - RI    60-08.50     18.50m   1   
  7 Thanadron Phenglee        SR Classical             57-00.50     17.38m       
  8 Joesph Taylor             SR Lincoln HS - RI       56-11.50     17.36m       
  9 Tyrone Silva              JR Central               55-06.25     16.92m       
 10 Anthony Danicher          SR Classical             55-04.50     16.87m       
 11 Dilyn Cote                SO Woonsocket HS - RI    54-06.25     16.61m       
 12 Jacob Yang                SR PIL                   53-03.00     16.23m       
 13 Jacob Greenless           SO Woonsocket HS - RI    53-02.00     16.20m       
 13 Shane Olson               JR BishopHendricken      53-02.00     16.20m       
 15 David Decosta             SR West Warwick          52-10.00     16.10m       
 16 Matt O'Neill              SR South Kingstown       51-07.00     15.72m       
 17 Nick Neilson              SR South Kingstown       49-02.00     14.98m       
 18 Glen Vallee               JR North Kingstown       48-04.00     14.73m     

Girls Weight Throw
State Record: #    62-02  3/3/2008    Victoria Flowers, Classical                
 Meet Record: % 57-09.25  2/17/2008   Victoria Flowers, Classical                
    Facility: @ 56-02.25  2/11/2011   Adeide Fernandes, Central Falls            
    Name                    Year School                  Finals            Points
  1 Alva Hicks                SR Classical             57-06.50@    17.53m  10   
  2 Lysah Russell             JR Classical             52-06.50     16.01m   8   
  3 Courtney Jacobsen         JR Toll Gate             50-04.00     15.34m   6   
  4 Makena Thomas             JR Narragansett          49-07.25     15.11m   4   
  5 Carly Timpson             SR Narragansett          47-00.75     14.34m   2   
  6 Meagan Malloy             JR Smithfield HS - RI    46-03.25     14.10m   1   
  7 Fummibi Yusuff            JR Classical             44-08.75     13.63m       
  8 Abby Cousens              SR Portsmouth HS - RI    44-04.75     13.53m       
  9 Lauren Swanson            SR East Greenwich        43-05.00     13.23m       
 10 Ani Armenakyan            SO Toll Gate             42-02.75     12.87m       
 11 Ashley Martinez           SR Woonsocket HS - RI    41-11.50     12.78m       
 12 Joangely Mata             FR Mt. Pleasant          41-07.50     12.68m       
 13 Faye Gauthier             JR West Warwick          39-05.00     12.01m       
 14 Tara Rochefort            SR Woonsocket HS - RI    39-02.50     11.95m       
 15 Marie Loua                JR Classical             38-09.75     11.83m       
 16 Paige Carmichael          JR Toll Gate             36-03.25     11.05m       
 17 Molly Botts               SO Cranston East         35-11.75     10.96m       
 -- Tenin Traore              SO Mt. Pleasant              FOUL                  
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  2. […] the Simplot Games to win and climbing up to third on the national list. Across the country at the Rhode Island Indoor State Championships Alva Hicks (Classical, Providence, RI) also improved nearly a foot and sits in fifth […]

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