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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

Rhode Island Classic (RI) Results

The Rhode Island Classic marked the last meet of 2018 for many throwers in Rhode Island. The meet is held is a relay format, but individual performances highlighted the day. Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) lost her national lead last week, but responded with a huge breakthrough at the meet. She added four feet to her best and came within a half inch of breaking 60 feet for the first time. Her teammate Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) had the top boy’s mark in the competition. Read more

RITCA Invitational (RI) Results

In the first major meet of the year, top throwers from Rhode Island gathered at the RITCA Invitational. Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI) added nearly two feet to his best and broke 70 feet for the first time to win the boy’s competition. In total, four of his six throws in the competition were over 70 feet. National leader Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) improved her best yet again this weekend to capture the girl’s win in a close competition over Annika Kelly (Barrington, RI). Read more

Hammerama 2018 (RI) Results

Jake Dalton (Andover, MA) broke 200 feet again to win this year’s Hammerama event in Rhode Island. Just behind him, Clinton Nicolai (Portland, ME) added eight feet to his best to place second, breaking the 89 year old Maine state record in the process. Faith Polando (Barrington, RI) captured the girl’s title. Read more

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