On top mover on this week’s national performance list was Markayha Billings (Elk Grove, CA). Currently ranked third in the nation, she added more than seven feet to her best.
About Bob Gourley
Bob Gourley has served as the throwing coach at Barrington High School in Rhode Island for the past three decades. He is also one of the top hammer throw statisticians in America and has published weekly national performance lists for more than 25 years.
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Leading the way on this week’s national performance lists was the new national record by Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA). But that was not the only impressive mark. Robert Decker (Minisink Valley, Slate Hill, NY), who just started the event last year, improved his personal best by over 30 feet to 211’7″, currently the sixth best mark in the nation.
The number of throwers over 200 feet tripled on this week’s performance list and top throwers across the country opened their season. Senior Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) led the way to take the national lead, with junior Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) also coming close to his personal. On the girl’s side Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) added more than 20 feet to her best en route to winning the Throwhawks Mini Meet, while former national leader Ava David (Lake Oswego, OR) also added five feet to her season’s best
More and more athletes continue to qualify for this year’s national performance list as lockdown restrictions keep easing nationwide.
With the lockdown easing up across the country, more competitions are starting to take place and the national performance lists are back in action. Our first update since April was led by Ava David (Lake Oswego, OR) extending the girl’s national lead.
The latest national performance list includes some updates from the last month.
This is the last performance list update until the resumption of competition.
While meets has stopped across the country, we have several additions to this week’s national performance lists and we’ve continued to scour the country for pre-pandemic results.
The outdoor season might be on hold, but many athletes were able to compete before the season came to a halt. Below is our first national performance list of the outdoor season including marks from the winter and so far this spring.
With the indoor season coming to an abrupt end over the last week due to the coronavirus pandemic, this week’s national performance list has only a few updates.