Mt. Pleasant Invitational (RI) Results

It’s not often that a state record falls in Rhode Island. Having long been the epicenter of youth hammer throw in the US, the boys record dates back 20 years and the girls record of 189’3″ by Kate (Johnston) Itacy was also set back in 2001, the same year senior Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) was born. On Saturday Kelly finally took the record down at the record at the Mt. Pleasant Invitational. Already at the same meet last year Gianna Rao came within two inches of the state record. Kelly also came within a half foot of the mark on her third and fourth attempts before throwing 190’8″ on her final attempt. The mark was also a new meet record and earned Kelly the most outstanding throws performance of this year’s meet. Read more

Hendricken Invitational (RI) Results

The back and forth competition amongst the top throwers in Rhode Island continued this weekend in the lead up to the state championships. This time sophomore Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) claimed the win again, coming within three inches of his best at the 54th Annual Hendricken Invitaitonal. Read more

Rhode Island Class Championships Results

After the Division Championships earlier this month, throwers in Rhode Island moved on to the Class Championships this weekend. Erynn Field (North Kingstown, RI) was one of the standouts of the meet. Her 13 foot personal best on her last throw in the Class A competition was the best mark across all divisions and moves her amongst the nations top 5 throwers. Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) also took the Class B title and the top overall mark of the day. Read more

Cumberland Invitational (RI) Resutls

Senior Erynn Field (North Kingstown, RI) was just two feet off of her best en route to a victory at Saturday’s Cumberland Invitational. Close behind was Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) who also broke 160 feet in the competition. Read more

Sgt. Brian St. Germaine Invitational (RI) Results

Sophomore Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) grabbed another win on Saturday with a meet record of 219’0″ at the Sgt. Brian St. Germaine Invitational in Rhode Island. Read more

International Hammer Implement Invitational (RI) Results

Internationally, youth throwers compete with a variety of different implements. At Friday’s International Hammer Implement Invitational, throwers from the northeast got a chance to see how they stack up with those hammers. Read more

Rhode Island Division Championships Results

Over the last three days 169 throwers from across Rhode Island competed in four division championships. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) produced the best girl’s result overall and also improved her state lead and personal best in the process. On the boy’s side Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) had the top mark to set a meet record in the Northern Division. Read more

Brian Moretti Invitational (RI) Results

Sophomore Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) captured a narrow win against state leader Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) on Saturday at the Brian Moretti Invitational. Furland took the lead in round one, but Coles respond on his second throw to add two feet to his best and also move into the lead by one inch. That was his only legal throw of the competition, but it was good enough to hold on for the win. The girl’s competition was also very close, with Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) coming from behind in the last round to set a personal best and move into first place over Erynn Field (North Kingstown, RI) who also added nearly eight feet to her best at the meet. Read more

Classical Classic (RI) Results

Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) used the home field advantage to his benefit, taking home a win and a personal best at the Classical Classic on Saturday. He led three throwers over 210 feet in the competition. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) also had a personal best to win the girl’s competition, coming within feet of the national lead. Read more

Knights of Columbus Relays (RI) Results

The Rhode Island outdoor season kicked off over the weekend with the first big meet of the year. The state’s best throwers hit the ground running with some big personal bests. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) added more than four feet to her best and had five throws over her old mark to win the girl’s competition. In the boy’s competition sophomore Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) added a dozen feet to his best to win in a close competition over Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI). Indoor state champion Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI) also added a few feet to his best for third place. Read more