Just one week out from the Rhode Island State Championships and Adam Kelly (Barrington, RI) won his second straight showdown against teammate and state leader Bobby Colantonio (Barrington, RI). Kelly led the competition from start to finish with a third round best that nearly eclipsed his personal record. Despite three sector fouls to close out the competition, he was able to hold on for the win. Jared Briere (Woonsocket, RI) was very close to his own best to place third.
50th Annual Hendricken Invitational - 5/30/2015 Bishop Hendricken High School, Warwick, RI Boys Hammer Throw (Top 15 of 54 Participants) ========================================================================== Meet: # 253-03 1999 Jacob Freeman, Hendricken Automatic: $ 180-00 Provisional: & 155-00 Name Year School Finals ========================================================================== 1 Adam Kelly SR Barrington 235-06$ 71.78m 2 Bobby Colantonio JR Barrington 229-08$ 70.00m 3 Jared Briere SO Woonsocket 199-10$ 60.90m 4 Mike Alvernaz SR Barrington 192-05$ 58.64m 5 Joseph Palazzo JR Classical 182-02$ 55.52m 6 Shane Olson JR Bishop Hendricken 177-09& 54.17m 7 Jacob Greenless SO Woonsocket 176-05& 53.77m 8 Francy Mata SR Mt Pleasant 174-08& 53.23m 9 Adrian Matos SO Central 174-00& 53.03m 10 Michael Coppolino JR Cumberland 167-05& 51.02m 11 Joe Taylor SR LincolnHS-RI 165-10& 50.54m 12 Abraham Salako SO Bishop Hendricken 165-05& 50.41m 13 Dilyn Cote SO Woonsocket 164-04& 50.08m 14 Glenn Vallee SR North Kingstown 163-06& 49.83m 15 Ivan Goretoy SO West Warwick 157-01& 47.87m