Great Southwest Classic (NM)

Tyler Johnson (Bishop Gorman, Las Vegas, NV) became the first Nevada high thrower to break 200 feet with his winning throw of 203’08” at this year’s Great Southwest Classic. Johnson previously held the state record with a throw from earlier this season. Robert Drye (Shadow Ridge, Las Vegas, NV) also made his debut at 182’10” for second place. Nicole Knighton (Bountiful, UT) made her hammer throw debut to win the girl’s competition at 136’07”.

              33rd Great Southwest Classic - 6/5/2008 to 6/7/2008              
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Event 8 Boys Hammer Throw
GSWC Records: # 205-02 1994 James Parker, Salt Lake City, Utah
National Rec: $ 253-03 5/29/1999 Jacob Freeman, Hendricken, Warwick, RI
Name Year School Seed Finals Points
1 Johnson, Tyler Nevada,Bishop Gorma 62.11m 203-09 10
ND ND 53.60m 62.11m ND ND
2 Drye, Robert Nevada,Shadow Ridge 55.74m 182-10 8
ND ND 40.72m ND 52.37m 55.74m
3 Hall, Bryce Utah,Davis, UT 54.06m 177-04 6
ND 48.76m ND 54.06m ND 50.71m
4 Boyer, Jeremy Arizona,Buena Hs, S 158-10 50.44m 165-06 5
45.74m ND 50.44m 49.21m ND 49.39m
5 Butler, Shaun New Mexico 40.57m 133-01 4
40.57m ND 39.24m ND ND 38.98m
6 Cartwright, Austin Arizona 40.21m 131-11 3
ND ND 40.21m FOUL ND 39.12m
7 Anderson, Ethan Utah,Fremont, UT 38.32m 125-09
38.32m ND ND ND ND ND
8 Acuna, Dago Arizona,Desert Edge x38.28m 125-07
32.60m ND 36.18m 38.04m 38.28m ND
9 Quick, Matt Arizona,Bjena Hs, A 124-06 x34.15m 112-00

Event 9 Girls Hammer Throw
GSWC Records: # 179-11 2006 Emma MacCoruodale, Nanaimo, Canada
National Rec: $ 201-07 5/28/1998 Maureen Griffin, Pocatello, Idaho
Name Year School Seed Finals Points
1 Knighton, Nicole Utah,Bountiful, UT 41.64m 136-07 10
38.50m 38.00m 38.86m 40.15m FOUL 41.64m
2 Henry, Leeza Nebraska,Scotts Blu 130-00 37.27m 122-03
FOUL 34.17m FOUL 34.92m 36.47m 37.27m
3 Weber, Amanda Arizona,Sierra Vist 110-00 35.31m 115-10 8
35.31m 34.84m 31.72m FOUL FOUL FOUL
4 Weber, Ashley Arizona,Sierra Vist 111-00 31.34m 102-10 6
30.22m 31.11m 31.34m FOUL FOUL FOUL
5 Aiello, Candus Utah,Riverton, UT 26.72m 87-08 5
20.52m 19.82m 26.72m 26.41m 24.69m 24.86m
6 Howerton-Davis, Destanae Nevada,Las Vegas, N 25.79m 84-07 4
FOUL FOUL 18.00m FOUL 21.87m 25.79m
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