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OATCCC Indoor Championships (OH) Results

Ohio’s top throwers threw at the OATCCC indoor championships over the weekend. The competition unfolded across a variety of divisions, but the breakthrough performance came from Tomas Rimac (Brundwick, OH). His winning throw in Division 1 landed well over 70 feet, making him the first thrower from Ohio to cross that barrier this year. The top girl’s mark came from Elizabeth Metz (Beachwood, OH) who broke the 50 foot barrier for the first time to win Division 2/3.

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Youngstown State High School Meet 3 (OH) Results

A big personal best from Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY) led the way at the latest Youngstown State University meet. Surdej entered the competition as the national leader, but she added almost four feet to her best in the competition, moving into the nation’s all-time top 10. After finishing last season less than an inch under 70 feet, Sean Smith (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) broke 70 feet for the first time to win the boy’s competition.

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Spire Scholastic Showcase (OH) Results

Another week and another national lead for Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY). The senior from New York had three throws over her old season best. Her best attempt was her last, measuring over 59 feet. In the boy’s competition Gary Moore (Hillhouse, New Haven, CT) added four feet to his best in the boy’s competition to claim a come-from-behind victory and break 70 feet for the first time in his career. Tomas Rimac (Brunswick, OH) posted a personal best for second place in his season debut.

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Ohio Preview Meet (OH) Results

Senior Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY) improved her season best to win by more than ten feet at the Spire Institute Ohio Preview Meet on Saturday. With the improved mark, Surdej also takes over the national lead and comes within inches of her best from last season. Sophomore Hayden Valenti (Vermilion, OH) won the boy’s competition.

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Youngstown State High School Meet 2 (OH) Results

Throwers from Connecticut captured wins in Ohio over the weekend. National leader Leah Moore (Hillhouse, New Haven, CT) took home a narrow victory on Saturday at the 2nd meet in the Youngstown State High School Meet series. Gary Moore Jr. (Hillhouse, New Haven, CT) added a win on the boys side as well.

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OATCCC Indoor State Championship (OH) Results

Senior Henry Zimmerman (New Albany, OH) added nearly four feet to his personal best and challenged the state meet record en route to dominating the Ohio State Championships on Saturday. Zimmerman won the Division I competition by nearly ten feet, while Emma Kowalski (Hilliard Darby, Hilliard, OH) improved her best to win the girl’s title. The Division II/III competition also had some fine results, with Ella Rige (Leipsic, OH) and Tyler Arbaugh (Van Buren, OH) coming out on top. Read more

Michigan Indoor State Championships Results

Eli Winter (Alpena, MI) and Brooke Coulter (Rochester, MI) both took home wins at last weekend’s Michigan Indoor State Championships. Coulter was just off of her personal best, while Winter broke the 11 year old meet record. Read more

Oklahoma Throws Series Meet 3 Results

On Saturday, Samantha Kunza (Timberland, Wentzville, MO) briefly lost the national lead as Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) set a new Rhode Island record at the Mt. Pleasant Invitational. On Sunday, Kunza responded with a new best of her own at the Oklahoma Throws Series Meet 3. All five of her legal throws were over her season’s best. In the end she added 10 feet to her season’s best and her best attempt of 197’9″ finally improved upon her personal best set last season. Her new mark also makes her the eighth high school athlete ever to break 60 meters. Sophomore Bailey Tilley) (Jenks, OK) also had a strong performance and set the national lead with the 3-kilogram hammer. Ian Hammock (Iberia, MO) won the boy’s competition with a personal best as well. 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

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