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Knights of Columbus Relays (RI) Results

Many top throwers opened their season at the Knights of Columbus Relays on Saturday, the first major Rhode Island meet of the year. Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI) won the boy’s competition in a close competition with indoor state champion Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI). Doyle took the lead in the fifth round with a throw that added 10 feet to his best from last season and comes within inches of the national lead. Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) won the girls competition and led four girls over 150 feet. Read more

Weightarama 2018 (RI) Results

After winning the New England Weight Throw Championships earlier in the week, Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) and Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI) returned to win at Weightarama 2018 on Sunday. Rao easily won with one of the top marks of the season, yet again surpassing 60 feet and capturing the meet record. Doyle added a foot to his personal best to win over Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI), with third-place finished Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) also hitting a personal best.
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Rhode Island Indoor State Championships Results

Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) easily won the women’s competition, but fell just short of the state meet record she set last year. A strong first round attempt was enough to secure the win for the national leader, with all of her legal attempts farther than the competition. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) added more than a foot to her best to take second and Joangely Mata (Mt. Pleasant, Providence, RI) was just a quarter inch off of her best in third. Read more

Elite Performance Meet (RI) Results

After hovering just below 70 feet all season, state leader Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI) finally beat the mark at Thursday’s Elite Performance Meet in Rhode Island. With a new best of 71 feet in the third round, he easily outpaced the field and surpassed the barrier. In the girl’s competition Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) won with a come-from-behind effort in the final round. Read more

Rhode Island Class Championships Results

Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) unleashed a monster of a throw at the Rhode Island Class Championships to take the national lead. Her fifth round attempt of 63’2″ added more than three feet to her season’s best and a foot to her personal best from last March. It easily secured the victory in the Medium Class, and also counted as a facility record, meet record, state record, and New England record. Joangely Mata (Mt. Pleasant, Providence, RI) and Jianna Peno (Rogers, Newport, RI) both also threw personal bests to win the Large and Small Class championships respectively. Read more

Rhode Island Girls Division Championships Results

After the Rhode Island Boys Division Championships earlier this week, the Girls Division Championships took place this weekend. Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) turned in the best performance across the four divisions with a throw just two inches off of her season’s best. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) and Joangely Mata (Mt. Pleasant, Providence, RI) captured wins in the Bayha and Sullivan divisions. Brianna Shablom (Portsmouth, RI) also added three feet to her personal best and broke 50 feet for the first time to win the Headley Division. Read more

Rhode Island Boys Division Championships Results

The Rhode Island Boy’s Division Championships took place earlier this week. All of the state’s top throwers were competing across four division. State leader Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI) led the way with the top mark en route to winning the Northern Division title. Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) was not far off with a win at the in the Metropolitan Division. Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) added more than three feet to his best to win the Suburban Division, while Brian Neal (Rogers, Newport, RI) captured the Southern Division. Read more

East Coast Track and Field Invitational (RI) Results

After claiming the state lead earlier this month, Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI) once again came close to 70 feet en route to winning the East Coast Invitational on Saturday. Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) also once again claimed a win. Joangely Mata (Mt. Pleasant, Providence, RI) and Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) also both broke 50 feet for the first time ever to place second and fourth in the girl’s competition. Read more

RITCA Invitational (RI) Results

State leaders Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) and Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) both improved their bests as Saturday’s RITCA Invitational in Rhode Island. Rao opened up with a season’s best in the first found and held on to win the competition by more than ten feet. Furland faced a closer competition, but still led from start to finish. After a personal best in the first round he improved again in round three. Overall he added more than two feet to his best. Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI) placed second and also added four feet to his best. Read more

Sons of Italy Track & Field Throwing Championships (RI) Results

At the last Rhode Island meet of the year Dilyn Cote (Woonsocket, RI) pulled off another win and Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) hit a new personal best to win the girl’s competition. Read more