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Washington State Hammer Championships Results

National leader Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) broke 250 feet again to capture the title at the 19th annual Washington State Hammer Championships. The junior led from start to finish and won by more than 60 feet. The girl’s competition might not have had the big headlines, but it featured a better battle for the win. Alexandra Payne (North Kitsap, Poulsbo, WA) improved by 14 feet to take the close competition over Tara Koonce (Kamiak, Mukilteo, WA), who also had a new best in the competition. Read more

Eason Invitational (WA) Results

Tyler Gilliland (Tumwater, WA) and Ava David (Lake Oswego, WA) took home wins at this year’s Eason Invitational. 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

Centralia Hammer Meets 11 and 12 (WA) Results

This year’s Centralia hammer series wrapped up over the weekend with competitions on both Saturday and Sunday. Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) once again led the way and finished Sunday’s competition with a new personal best of 218’05”. Alyssa Walls (West Albany, Albany, OR) had the top girl’s mark of the weekend. Read more

Centralia Hammer Meet 10 (WA) Results

Attendance was down at this weekend’s Centralia hammer meet as many athletes were competing at the regional Junior Olympic championships. There were still some top marks though, led by Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA). Frost won the high school competition again, and then later extended his best with the collegiate implement too by throwing 177’8″, a mark that is currently the second best in the nation. Read more

Centralia Hammer Meet 9 (WA) Results

As the summer season starts, throwers in Washington met for the latest Centralia Hammer Meet last weekend. Guest Alyssa Walls (West Albany, Albany, OR) won the girl’s competition at just one foot under her personal best, while Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) won the boy’s competition with another throw over 210 feet. Read more

Centralia Hammer Meet 8 (WA) Results

Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) added to his personal best at the latest meet in the Centrali Hammer Series. His winning throw of 216’4″ added more than a foot to his best. Hadassah Ward (Gig Harbor, WA) won the girl’s competition. Maelyn George (Richland, WA) also had an impressive showing, with two personal bests. Her new best of 134’5″ ranks among the top 10 sophomores in the country. Read more

Washington State High School Hammer Championships Results

Mayyi Maham (Pullman, WA) pulled off an upset to defeat state record holder and defending champion Jordan Fong (Kentlake, Kent, WA) at this year’s Washington State High School Hammer Championships. Maham’s winning effort of 175’4″ not only added more than a foot to her personal best, but it also set a new state meet record. In the boy’s competition, sophomore Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) defended his title, adding more than 30 feet to his winning mark from 2017 and extending his own national lead in the process. Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) was again over 200 feet in second place. Read more

Centralia Hammer Meet 6 (WA) Results

National leader Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) made his first appearance at this year’s Centralia Hammer Series and came home with two wins. In a preview of the upcoming state championship, he beat out in-state rival Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) with another throw of over 220 feet. Later, he won the 16-pound hammer competition, producing the nation’s best throw this season with the collegiate implement. Jordan Fong (Kentlake, Kent, WA) was the winner of the girls competition, with Hadassah Ward (Gig Harbor, WA) taking second with a 13 foot personal best of 149’10”. Ward is in just her first year of throwing the hammer. Read more

Centralia Hammer Meet 5 (WA) Results

A ten foot improvement by Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) was the highlight of the latest meet in the Centralia Hammer Meet series on Sunday. Frost improved his personal best to 215’00” in the competition, which is currently the second best throw in the nation. Along with Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA), Washington throwers now hold the top two marks in the nation. Jordan Fong (Kentlake, Kent, WA) once again won the girl’s competition, where seven out of nine competitors threw a personal best. Read more