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1/17/19 U.S. High School Weight List

Four of the top eight girls in the nation showed improvement last week, led by Monique Hardy (Webster Thomas, Webster, NY), who added two and a half feet to her best to come within inches of the national lead. Nalaia Surdje (Lancaster, NY) also became the fourth thrower to break 55 feet this year. On the boy’s list, Tyler Arbaugh (Van Buren, OH) move up two positions to sixth. National leader Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) also shattered the national record with the heavier 35-pound weight on Saturday. Read more

Yale Interscholastic Track Classic (CT) Results

Teammates Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) and Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) claimed titles once again this weekend at the Yale Interscholastic Track Classic. Read more

Knight sets new national high school 35-pound weight record

During the last two seasons, Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) has shattered every high school record for freshmen and sophomores. This year, as a junior, he has also broadened his scope. Already in December he broke the national junior class record with the heavier collegiate 35-pound weight throw. At this Saturday’s University of Washington Indoor Preview he not only extended that record by four feet to place second, but also produced the best throw ever by a high schooler of any age with the implement. US hammer throw champion Alex Young won the competition. Read more

Dartmouth Relays (NH) Results

Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY) and Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) both won at the traditional Dartmouth Relays on Saturday. Surdej improved for the second straight week, extending her best out to 55 feet to easily capture the title. The boy’s competition was much closer, with Morel coming out on top by less than three inches. Read more

1/10/19 U.S. High School Weight List

With lot of action over the weekend, the national performance list saw a few changes at the top again this week. In the girl’s rankings, there were three improvements in the top 10, led by sophomore Natalia Surdej (Lancaster, NY) solidifying her fourth position and Voski Armenakyan (Toll Gate, Warwick, RI) improving to sixth at the Rhody Classic. On the boy’s list, an improvement by Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI) at the World Trophies Invitaitonal moved him up to fifth, and Chris Burkhart (Hilliard Darby, Hilliard, OH) moved to sixth with a three foot improvement at the Otterbein Early Bird HS Qualifier in Ohio. 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

TCITL Springfield Invite (MA) Results

James Cocca (Averill Park, NY) captured a big win with a season’s best of 65’8″ at the TCITL Springfield Invitational in Massachusetts on Sunday. Lily Gould (Shenendehowa, NY) won the girl’s competition. Read more

Freedom Games (NY) Results

Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) and Kaitlin Conte (Marlboro Central, NY) both took home wins at this year’s Freedom Games in New York. Morel hit a personal best and won by more than ten feet, while Conte was just inches off of her best in the competition. Read more

URI Rhody Classic (RI) Results

Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) captured the meet female field event MVP award en route to her win at this year’s URI Rhody Classic. She beat out Voski Armenakyan (Toll Gate, Warwick, RI), who also had a two foot personal best in the competition. The boy’s competition came down to a tiebreaker as Brian Neal (Rogers, Newport, RI) threw a personal best to tie Logan Coles (Woonwocket, RI). Neal’s second best throw secured him the win in the end. Read more

World Trophies Invitational (RI) Results

Saturday’s World Trophies Invitational featured over 150 athletes from across Rhode Island. State leader Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) won a close competition over Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI). Moison added more than a foot to his personal best in the competition and came within five inches of Furland, however Furland had a strong control of the lead with the best four throws of the competition. Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) dominated the girl’s competition with a new meet record. Read more