Joseph Benedetto (John S. Burke Catholic, Goshen, NY) added nearly five feet to his personal best on Thursday to take the come from behind win at this year’s Millrose Games. Benedetto started out the competition with several personal bests, but Garret Doyle (Lincoln, RI) led entering the fifth round. Then Benedetto added another 3 feet to his best to move into the lead and secure the win. In the girl’s competition Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) threw a season’s best to win by nearly 11 feet.
111th NYRR Millrose Games February 1, 2018 The Armory Track & Field Center, New York, NY Boys Weight Throw High School ========================================================================== Meet: M 25.38m 2015 Adam Kelly, Barrington, RI Name Year Team Finals ========================================================================== 1 Joseph Benedetto John S. Burke NY 21.25m 69-08.75 19.45m 20.00m 20.37m FOUL 21.25m FOUL 2 Garrett Doyle Lincoln HS RI 20.93m 68-08.00 FOUL 20.93m 20.12m FOUL 20.45m 20.50m 3 Jacob Furland Classical RI 20.47m 67-02.00 19.04m 18.93m 20.47m 19.51m 20.30m FOUL 4 Kevin Cetin Massapequa NY 19.21m 63-00.25 17.00m 15.97m 17.80m FOUL 19.21m 18.74m 5 Joseph Ryan Massapequa NY 18.93m 62-01.25 18.93m FOUL 18.03m 17.59m FOUL 17.90m 6 Ryan Swavely Rome Free NY 18.86m 61-10.50 18.86m 18.76m 18.55m 18.39m FOUL FOUL 7 Evan Grivers Lincoln HS RI 18.65m 61-02.25 18.48m 18.65m FOUL 17.92m FOUL FOUL 8 Kyle Moison Lincoln HS RI 17.48m 57-04.25 FOUL FOUL 17.02m FOUL 17.48m FOUL Girls Weight Throw High School ========================================================================== Meet: M 17.04m 2016 Jillian Shippee, Shenendehowa Name Year Team Finals ========================================================================== 1 Gianna Rao Ponaganset HS RI 18.21mM 59-09.00 18.21m 17.40m 17.37m FOUL 17.80m 18.20m 2 Annika Kelly Barrington RI 14.89m 48-10.25 14.89m FOUL 14.54m 13.81m FOUL FOUL 3 Cheyenne Figueroa Classical RI 14.74m 48-04.50 14.23m 14.74m 14.54m 13.81m FOUL FOUL 4 Jannah Sharpe Mt. Vernon NY 14.62m 47-11.75 FOUL 14.19m FOUL 14.43m 14.53m 14.62m 5 Whitney Love New Rochelle NY 13.64m 44-09.00 13.64m FOUL FOUL 13.20m FOUL 13.49m 6 Ludith Campos Mt. Vernon NY 13.22m 43-04.50 12.87m FOUL 11.75m 13.22m FOUL FOUL 7 Amy Alagor C Columbus NY 11.58m 38-00.00 FOUL FOUL FOUL 11.58m FOUL FOUL