Entries by Bob Gourley

3/5/20 U.S. High School Weight List

In this week’s national performance lists Julia Garcia (Cornwall, Windsor, NY) became the sixth girl this year to break 55 feet and climbed into the nation’s top five with an improvement. On the boy’s side Tyler Arbaugh (Van Buren, OH) had the top improvement to solidify his position in the top 10.

2/20/20 U.S. High School Weight List

Big changes at the top of the rankings this year, as the 2019 national leader Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) finally made his season debut at the Simplot Games and jumped to a huge national lead with a throw of 84 feet. Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI) also a few feet to his best at the Rhode Island State Championships to move to second in the nation. Both were amongst 4 top 10 improvements this week. On the girl’s side, the biggest mover was Zoe Vlk (Wilson Central, Lebanon, TN). Her four foot improvement not only vaulted her into the top 10, but moved her up to fifth in the nation. She was one of 3 top 10 improvements on the girl’s list.

2/13/20 U.S. High School Weight List

There were big changes at the top of the national performance lists this week, with new national leads in both the girls and boys weight throw. On the girls side Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) led the way. She added four feet to her best and moved up to number two all-time en route to winning the Millrose Games. That was one of six top 10 improvements this week. Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) also had a big breakthrough at the Rhode Island Class Championships to take over the boys national lead. He was also just one of four improvements in the nations top 10.

2/6/20 U.S. High School Weight List

Ava David (Lake Oswego, OR) led the improvements on this weekäs national list. The senior added more than a foot to her personal best to strengthen her fourth position in the girl’s rankings. Zoe Vlk (Wilson Central, Lebanon, TN) also broke into the top ten.