The end is here for perhaps the most difficult high school season ever. As the new school year start across the country, we’ve finalized our last national performance lists of 2020.
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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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The big mover on this week’s national performance list was Ben Chappell (Oakdale, CA). The senior from California added more than 10 feet to his best to climb up to sixth in the country.
Improvements from Rhode Island highlight this week’s national performance list. Last week’s RITCA Mini Meet 6 produced 3 improvements amongst the nation’s top 10 throwers. William Cauley (Barrington, RI) led the way by moving up to fifth in the nation with a new best.
Two more boys from the 200 foot barrier on this week’s national performance list. Leading the way was John Fay (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) who jumped into the nation’s top 10 as well.
On this week’s national performance lists Kira Lindner (Horace Greeley, Chappaqua, NY) added nearly 7 feet to her best to jump up to 4th in the nation. Phil Coppolino (Cumberland, RI) also became the 13th boy this year to break 200 feet at the RITCA Outdoor Championship.
The latest national performance lists.
A massive improvement by Nick Pisciotta (Commack, NY) saw him climb to second on this week’s national performance list. The senior from New York added more than 16 feet to his best and cracked the all-time top 20 as well. Fellow New Yorker Robert Decker (Minisink Valley, Slate Hill, NY) also moved into the nation’s top five this week. On the girl’s list Sydney Lake (Timber Creek, Orlando, FL) jumped up to fourth, while Kira Lindner (Horace Greeley, Chappaqua, NY) threw a personal best in her season debut to rank fifth.
Four throwers among the nation’s top 10 girls notched improvements this week, led by Trinity Cardillo (Southington, CT) improvement at the Throwhawks Mini Meet 2 that moves her up to 4th in the nation. On the boy’s national lists Luke Barrett (Trinity Prep, Winter Park, FL) broke 200 feet for the first time to become the 11th […]
It was a quieter week on the national performance list, with just one improvement in the top 20 on both the boy’s and girl’s lists. The biggest mover was Mason Strunk (Salem Academy, Salem, OR) who added a dozen feet to his best and nearly eclipsed 200 feet for the first time.
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.