Senior Jeremiah Nubbe (Rainier, WA) added two feet to his best this week to improve his second position on the national list and close in on the national lead. Liam Capozza (Barrington, RI) also broke into the nation’s top 10. On the girl’s list a new state lead from Liangie Calderon (Coventry, RI) jumped her up to fifth in the nation and the top mover this week.
About Marc Piette
Marc Piette is the throws coach for Woonsocket High School in Rhode Island as well as Oceanstate Hammerheads Club.
Entries by Marc Piette
A new national lead from Tarik Robinson-O´Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) highlights this week’s national performance lists. The senior added nearly 10 feet to his national lead, and two more boys also broke the 200 foot barrier this week as well. On the girl’s list Kosi Umerah (IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL) shot up to fifth with a six foot personal best to lead this week’s improvers.
The boy’s national list saw some big changes last weekend. Tarik Robinson-O´Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) extended his national lead at the New York Relays, while Jeremiah Nubbe (Rainier, WA) debuted in second position at the Oregon Relays. They led five improvements in the top 10. Middle schooler Kim Beard (Northshore Christian, Everett, WA) was the top mover on the girl’s list, improving to ninth position.
A pair of season debuts from Connecticut highlighted this week’s national performance list. Olivia O’Connor (Hillhouse, New Haven, CT) added more than 20 feet to her best from last season and debuted at third on the girl’s national performance list. Teammate Gary Moore Jr. (Hillhouse, New Haven, CT) also added nearly 25 feet to his best from last year in his outdoor debut this year. He moved to fourth on the national list and is the fifth thrower to break 200 feet so far this year.
The outdoor season continues to ramp up, with more top throwers making their season debut. This week saw three more boys break 200 feet, and nine improvements among the nation’s top 10 throwers. Leading the new marks was Jacob Sun (St. Margaret’s, San Juan Capistrano, CA), now second in the nation in his first year with the hammer. The girl’s list also saw two top 10 improvements as well.
The outdoor season has begun and with it comes our first performance lists for the outdoor season. Indoor leaders Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) and Giavonna Meeks (Northfield, Denver, CO) have already taken up the lead outdoors as well, but a long season awaits everyone.
With all the major championships behind us, the 2022 indoor season has come to an end. Below are the final performance lists of the season with Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) and Giavonna Meeks (Northfield, Denver, CO) holding on to their national leads. Now on to bigger and better marks in the outdoor season!
After a busy week with both New Balance Nationals Indoor and Nike Indoor Nationals, the national performance lists saw some major changes. With his silver medal performance at Nike meet, Michael Pinckney (HS For Construction, Ozone Park, NY) inched closer to the national lead on the boy’s list, one of three improvements among the nation’s top 10. The girl’s list saw even more changes with four improvements among the top 10, led by Kosi Umerah (IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL) improving in third position after her win at the New Balance meet.
It was an incredible week at the top of the national performance lists. With his win at the New England Weight Throw Championships, Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) added three feet to his best, extended his national lead, broke the Rhode Island state record, and moved to 5th all-time in the country. Andrew Harmon (North Kingstown, RI) also became the eighth thrower this season to break 70 feet. On the girl’s lists, Alyssa DeRosa (Corning, Painted Post, NY) had a big personal best to break into the top ten.
Ariel Ammentorp (Union, Camas, WA) was the biggest mover on this week’s national performance list, jumping up to fourth position. On the boy’s side, Zane Forist (Carson City-Crystal, Carson City, MI) added to his personal best for the third straight week to continue as the highest ranked improvement.