USATF Hershey Youth Indoor Championships (NY) Results

Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) continued his late season hot streak. After winning Weightarama earlier in March, he captured the win at the Hershey USATF Youth Indoor Championship on Saturday. Little more than a foot separated the top three boys and Furland came through with a personal best to jump into the lead and claim the win at 72’03.75″. In the girl’s competition Furland’s teammate Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) easily captured the win by nearly eight feet. Read more

New Balance Nationals Indoor (NY) Championship Results

After Friday’s Emerging Elite competitions, action continued on Sunday at the New Balance Nationals Indoor with both championship competitions. The girl’s took off first in the morning with a bang. Already on her first throw Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) improved her national lead, then jumped ahead even more in round two. Her winning throw of 64’7.25″ added nearly two feet to her best and shot her up to sixth all-time among high school throwers. Behind Hardy were Rhode Island’s top throwers, but not in the order you would expect. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) added more than a foot to her best to beat state champion Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) for the first time this year and claim silver in the process. Read more

New Balance Nationals Indoor (NY) Emerging Elite Results

Competition and the New Balance Nationals Indoor kicked off on Friday with 70 throwers facing off in the Emerging Elite competition. In the girl’s competition Julia Garcia (Cornwall, New Windsor, NY) and Kaitlyn Conte (Marlboro Central, NY) both broke 50 feet for the first time to place first and second respectively. Aaron Williams (Bloomfield, CT) added more than three feet to his best to win a close boy’s competition where six of the top seven throwers improved their personal best. The weight throw competition will continue on Sunday with the Championship competition. Read more

Weightarama 2019 (RI) Results

After struggling at the state championship last month, Jake Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) took some revenge and improved his personal best on his first throw to claim the win at this year’s Weightarama meet. His new best captured the win by just inches in a close competition with Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI). In the girl’s competition, Furland’s teammate Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) also won with a big first round toss. Read more

Start lists released for New Balance Nationals Indoor

The fields are set for this weekend’s New Balance Nationals Indoor in New York. More than 140 throwers are signed up across different categories. Action will start on Friday with the Emerging Elite competition, and conclude on Sunday with the Championship competition. As usual, the fields are deep. In the boy’s competition the nation’s top 18 throwers and 19 of the top 20 will all be in attendance, led by national leader Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) looking to defend his title and chase the national junior class record. In the girl’s competition 16 of the nation’s top 20 throwers are on the start list with favorite Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) looking to improve upon her fourth place finish from last season. Read more

New York Indoor State Championships Results

National leader Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) easily captured the New York state title on Saturday with yet another competition over 60 feet. Sophomore Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY) was just inches off of her own personal best in second place. State leader Will Goss (St. Joseph Collegiate Inst., Buffalo, NY) won the boy’s title, leading four boys over 65 feet, including two personal bests among the leaders. Read more

OATCCC Indoor State Championship (OH) Results

Senior Chris Burkhart (Hilliard Darby, Hilliard, OH) added nearly two feet to his best to take the upset at the OATCCC Indoor Track Championships on Saturday. Burkart had just the fourth best mark in the state entering the competition, but broke 70 feet for the first time in round three to secure the win. State leader Tyler Arbauch (Van Buren, OH) won the Division 2/3 title. Burkhart’s teammate Emma Kowalski (Hilliard Darby, Hilliard, OH) won the girl’s Division 1 competition, adding three feet to her best. The mark also moves her into the nation’s top 10. Kaila Barr (Waverly, OH) also had a big best to win Division 2/3, with her best mark just inches off Kowalski’s standard. Read more

Tennessee State Indoor Championships Results

Zoe Vlk (Wilson Central, Lebanon, TN) added more than nine feet to her best with a winning throw of 54-00.75 at this year’s Tennessee State Indoor Championships last Saturday. In the boy’s competition Jeremiah Sullivan (Daniel Boone, Gray, TN) took home the win. Read more

MITS Indoor State Championships (MI) Results

Alex VanDeWeghe (Ithaca, MI) defended his state title and added nearly a foot to his best at the 2019 Michigan Indoor Track Series State Championship. Aliyah Boeve (Zeeland East, MI) was also a repeat winner, with a two foot best to easily capture the girl’s title. Read more