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New England High School Hammer Throw Championships (RI) Results

Despite poor weather, the New England High School Hammer Throw Championships Tuesday evening. Thunder, lightning and torrential rain delayed the meet, and the competitions with international implements were limited to just three throws. But that didn’t stop multiple great performances at the competition. Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI), fresh off of a big personal best at the Rhode Island State Championships, produced the second best result of his career to capture the win over Garrett Doyle (Lincoln, RI). Jake Dalton (Andover, MA) threw a personal best for third, and freshman Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) hit 200 feet for the first time ever. Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) won the girl’s competition over Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI). Kelly also set a new meet record in the 3-kilogram competition. Read more

Rhode Island State Championships Results

At Saturday’s Rhode Island State championship, state leaders Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) and Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) captured the titles, but not without a little more competition than expected. In the final round of the boy’s competition, Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) added more than eight feet to his personal best to come up just seven inches short of the win and freshman Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) snuck in for the bronze.. In the girl’s competition, Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) won out in a close battle for second place over Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI). Read more

Rhode Island JV State Championships Results

In a prelude to the state championships, the Rhode Island JV State Championships took place on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Read more

Hendricken Invitational (RI) Results

Jacob Furland (Classical Providence, RI) racked up another win at this year’s Hendricken Invitational. Taking advantage of the home field, junior Ryan Morel (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) also broke 200 feet for the first time. Read more

Mt. Pleasant Performance (RI) Results

Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) extended her state lead and personal best at Saturday’s Mt. Pleasant Performance meet. With a throw of 189’1″ in round three, she secured the win by nearly 15 feet over a strong effort from Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI). Faith Polando (Barrington, RI) took third with a personal best. Read more

Rhode Island Freshman State Championships Results

Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) added five feet to his best to win the Rhode Island Freshman State Championship title. His new best is now the top throw in the country by a freshman and captured the meet title by nearly 40 feet. Sophia Gallucci (Coventry, RI) won the girl’s competition in a close battle with Aria Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI). Both throwers added nearly 10 feet to their best. Gallucci’s mark also leads the nation for freshman. Read more

Rhode Island Class Championships Results

Monday’s Rhode Island Class Championships produce two new state leads, and boys and girls from across the state met up across three classes. Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) added another foot to his state lead in the Class B competition. It was also the top throw across all classes. Cameron Croce (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) threw a new best of 207’10” to win Class A. In the girl’s competition, Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) also improved her state lead to win Class B by nearly 40 feet. Read more

Sgt. Brian St. Germaine Invitational (RI) Results

Just three days after improving his best at the Irv Black Invitational, Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) added another four feet to his best at the Sgt. Brian St. Germaine Invitational on Monday. Runner-up Cameron Croce (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) also added more than ten feet to his best and broke 200 feet for the first time in the competition. Read more

Cumberland Invitational (RI) Results

Gianna Rao (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) continued her win streak on Sunday with a win at the Cumberland Invitational. Read more

Irv Black Invitational (CT) Results

Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) added a foot to his personal best in the fifth round on Friday at the Irv Black Invitational. Unfortunately, due to darkness, that was his final throw as the competition was stopped early. It was still enough for the win though, as it overtook Kyle Moison (Lincoln, RI), who threw a new best for the second straight week. Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI) easily won the girl’s competition with another throw just under her best. Read more