Joangely Mata (Mt. Pleasant, Providence, RI) held off Faith Polando (Barrington, RI) to win the state freshman championship on Tuesday. Polando increased her personal best by ten feet, but state freshman leader Mata was able to win the girl’s title by more than five feet. Evan Grivers (Lincoln, RI) won the boy’s title in an even closer competition, beating Yanzel Dominguez (Central Falls, RI) by less than one foot.
Boys Freshman States - 5/26/2015 Westerly High School, Westerly, RI Boys Hammer Throw (Top ten of 27 Participants) ========================================================================== Name Year School Finals ========================================================================== 1 Evan Grivers FR Lincoln 139-08 42.57m 2 Yanzel Dominguez FR Central Falls 139-00 42.36m 3 Aidan Corcoran FR Bishop Hendricken 130-01 39.64m 4 Jack Dunn FR Barrington 129-09 39.54m 5 Kegan Schroeter FR Narragansett 129-06 39.47m 6 Mike Balestra FR Lincoln 128-09 39.24m 7 Austin Alves FR Rogers 127-09 38.93m 8 Rondie Almeida FR Bishop Hendricken 119-04 36.37m 9 Charles Crocker FR North Kingstown 117-03 35.73m 10 Jide Akinjisola FR Bishop Hendricken 102-10 31.34m Freshman States - 5/26/2015 Coventry High School, Coventry, RI Girls Hammer Throw (Top ten of 29 Participants) ========================================================================== Name Year School Finals ========================================================================== 1 Joangely Mata FR Mt Pleasant 135-11 41.42m 2 Faith Polando FR Barrington 130-04 39.72m 3 Gianna Rao FR Ponaganset 122-10 37.43m 4 Nicole Valdez FR Hope 108-11 33.19m 5 Megan Siebenn FR Portsmouth 108-03 32.99m 6 Nayali Cortes FR Central Falls 103-04 31.49m 7 Morgan Cruzn FR West Warwick 101-05 30.91m 8 Bianka Kerna FR Portsmouth 97-00 29.56m 9 Ajahnea Greenea FR Rogers 96-01 29.28m 10 Katrina Kurowski FR Woonsocket 95-10 29.21m 11 Rosealina Ortez FR East Providence 92-10 28.29m 12 Shelbie Roy FR Woonsocket 91-11 28.01m