Entries by Marc Piette

7/11/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Matt Giuliano (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) broke 220 feet for the first time to move up to third on this week’s national performance list. The top mover on the girl’s list was Amanda Javellana (Pleasant Grove, Elk Grove, CA) who added more than a dozen feet to climb from 20th up to 5th in the nation.

6/20/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

It’s been a busy few weeks, with the Nike Outdoor Nationals, New Balance Nationals Outdoor, and USATF U20 Championships all taking place. But the results have been spectacular, with new nationals leads and changes all over the national performance lists. A massive personal best from Charles Lafore (Chatfield, Littleton, CO) at the Nike meet gives him the national lead, with 7 improvements amongst the nation’s top 10. Meanwhile 4 of the top 6 girls notched improvements, with a new leading mark from Kim Beard (Kings, Shoreline, WA).

6/6/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Phillips Moore (Westminister Schools, Atlanta, GA) made his season debut last week, adding more than 10 feet to his personal best and climbing up to seventh on the national performance list. Fellow Georgian Daynejia Atkins (Stockbridge, GA) was also the biggest mover on the girl’s list, adding 20 feet to move into the top 10.

5/30/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

On this week’s national performance list Brandon Schirck (Friendswood, TX) made his season debut, adding nearly 40 feet to his best from last season and already cracking into the nation’s top 10. On the girl’s list Jill Stroup (Villa Maria Academy, Malvern, PA) climbed six spots to 12th in the countrz.

5/23/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Big changes on the national performance list this week as six of the top seven boys notched improvements. Zack Delsasso (Coventry, RI) led the way by adding a dozen feet to his best and capturing the national lead. On the girl’s side Addison Stadsholt (Athens, IL) made her season debut as 8th on the national list.

5/16/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Owen Allen (Ponaganset, North Scituate, RI) became the 14th thrower to break 200 feet this season, and with that was the top improvement on this week’s national performance list along with Mia Hoskins (Coventry, RI) who jumped up several sports to seventh on the girl’s list.

5/2/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Sophomore Kim Beard (King’s, Shoreline, WA) climbed up the national performance lists for the second week in row, gaining anotehr spot to put her second in the nation on the girl’s list and equalling her personal best from last season. Isabella Piette (Woonsocket, RI) also added six feet to her best to climb three spots into fifth nationally. On the boy’s list Owen Spira (Exeter West Greenwich, RI) was the biggest mover, climbing up to sixth. Evan Martinez (Arlington Lamar, Arlington, TX) made his season debut in eight. In total there were four top 10 improvement this week, including three new throwers over the 200 foot barrier.

4/25/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Senior Matt Giuliano (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) extended his national lead this week, leading four improvements among the nation’s top 10 in the latest national performance lists. On the girl’s list, sophomore Kim Beard (King’s, Shoreline, WA) climbed up one spot to third in the nation.

4/18/24 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Adelaide Caron (Woonsocket, RI) extended her early national lead with a new best, while Mary Ella Brooks (Ralston Valley, Arvada, CO) climbed up to join her over 170 feet on this week’s national performance list. On the boy’s side, Zack Delsasso (Coventry, RI) became the 7th thrower to break 200 feet so far this season.