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New York Relays Results

Rhode Islanders Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) and Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) both headed down to New York this weekend and captured wins at the New York Relays. Read more

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

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

Millrose Games (NY) Results

The nation’s two top throwers faced off on Thursday at the 111th Millrose Games. National leader Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) took the early lead, but Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) responded in the third round with a personal best by more than a foot. That throw was also her first time over 60 feet and enough to secure her the win in the end. In the boy’s competition Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI) also added to his personal best to win. Read more

Rock N’ Roll Throw-Off (NY) Results

Sophomore Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY) was less than two inches from her best to win the 10th Annual Rock N’ Roll Throw-Off near Buffalo on Saturday. She also won the shot put competition at the meet. In the boy’s competition James Cocca (Averill Park, NY) was also just inches from his best to win the boy’s competition. Cocca held off the state’s top two throwers, with Less than one foot separated the three. Read more

Trent Jackson/Cedric Walker Invite (NY) Results

Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY) powered into the national lead at a meet in upstate New York on Saturday. The junior added more than three feet to win the Trent Jackson/Cedric Walker Invite. Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY), also among the nation’s top five, improved her personal best in the competition but still sat seven feet back. Her teammate Andy Pietrantoni (Lancaster, NY) won the boy’s competition with a personal best. Both Hardy and Pietrantoni also broke the meet records. Read more

Millrose Games Trials (NY) Results

At the Millrose Games Trials Wednesday the top Rhode Island throwers both claimed victory. National leader Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) easily won the girl’s competition by more than ten feet. In the boy’s competition her teammate Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) broke 70 feet again to claim victory. Read more