Entries by Marc Piette

6/22/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

After nationals last week the national performance list saw lots of changes. Leading the improvements on the boys list was Kellen Kimes (Hart, MI) who broke the state record and climbed up 15 spots to fourth in the country. On the girl’s list Jordan Koskondy (IMG Academy, Bradenton, FL) improved her mark in third position.

6/15/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

It’s nationals week, with some big changes in the national performance list to set things up. Skylar Soli (Douglas County, GA) has improved her national lead on the girl’s list, and the boy’s list features 8 improvements in the top 10.

6/1/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Some big late season debut highlighted this week’s national performance list. Javaris Ambrose (Thornton, Harvey, IL) landed a personal best of nearly 40 feet further than last season to set an Illinois state record and rank third on the national performance list in his first meet of 2023. Connor Kalvar (Trinity, Louisville, KY) also moved up to 15th with a new Kentucky state record. On the girl’s list, a win at the Washington State Championships propelled Adrianna Coleman (Kings, Shoreline, WA) up to second in the country.

5/25/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Ethan Wordell (North Kingstown, RI) added more than ten feet to his personal best to climb into the boy’s national lead on this week’s national performance list and overtake Christian Toro (Lincoln, RI), who also improved. All together, five of the top ten boys posted improvements last week. On the girl’s side sophomore Adelaide Caron (Woonsocket, RI) was the top mover, improving for the second straight week to land in sixth position.

5/18/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

This week’s national performance list featured a new national lead. Skylar Soli (Douglas County, GA) extended her national lead nearly 20 feet with a new personal best. On the boy’s side, senior Kellen Kimes (Hart, MI) made his season debut and immediately jumped into the nation’s top 10 this week, also adding to his Michigan state record from last season.

5/11/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

For the second week in a row, freshman Kim Beard (Kings, Shoreline, WA) was this nation’s top mover. Adding another dozen feet to her best, she climbed up to fourth on this week’s national performance lists. She not only solidified her position as the nation’s top underclassman, she also moved into the top 10 with a new best to lead the improvers on this week’s national performance lists. On the boy’s side, Ryan Johnson (Springboro, OH) was the top improvement, also in fourth position.

5/4/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

A week after her teammate jumped up to third in the nation, freshman Kim Beard (Kings, Shoreline, WA) was this week’s top mover. She not only solidified her position as the nation’s top underclassman, she also moved into the top 10 with a new best to lead the improvers on this week’s national performance lists.

4/27/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Ethan Wordell (North Kingstown, RI) climbed up several spots to 2nd on this week’s national performance lists. He was one of three improvers amongst the top 10. The girl’s list featured six improvers among the top 10, led by the season debut of Adrianna Coleman (Kings, Shoreline, WA) in third position, and a state leading mark from Jillian Leahy (Lincoln, RI) in fourth.

4/20/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Three new boys broke 200 feet this week, led by an improvement of more than 20 feet by Parker Kim (Syosset, NY) to place him second on the national performance list. Isabella Piette (Woonsocket, RI) was also the top mover on the girl’s list, climbing in to the top 10.

4/13/23 U.S. High School Hammer Throw List

Ethan Wordell (North Kingstown, RI) improved his US number two mark this past week, while Keith Daigneau (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) became the third thrower over 200 feet this season. Jillian Leahy (Lincoln, RI) moved up one spot on the girl’s list to fourth position as well.