Recently Track and Field News announced their top high school athletes of 2020. Traditionally the publication names an athlete of the year across all events, which hammer throwers Rudy Winkler (2013), Walter Henning (2006 and 2007), and Jake Freeman (1999) have previously won. Given the abbreviated nature of the 2020 season, they instead named a most valuable performer this year. A panel of experts voted amongst 5 boys who produced performances that made the all-time top 10 lists, including hammer throw Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA). Knight came out on top. Read more
Early school year results out of Connecticut with strong results from Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) and a personal best from Leah Moore (Hillhouse, New Haven, CT). Read more
The end is here for perhaps the most difficult high school season ever. As the new school year start across the country, we’ve finalized our last national performance lists of 2020. Read more
The big mover on this week’s national performance list was Ben Chappell (Oakdale, CA). The senior from California added more than 10 feet to his best to climb up to sixth in the country. Read more
In the final meet of the RITCA Mini Meet series Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) and Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) walked away winners. Figueroa ended the series with a clean sweep of all 7 meets in the series and also continues to lead the nation. The boy’s competition was much closer, as it has been throughout the series, with four boys once again over 200 feet. Read more
William Cauley (Barrington, RI) added four feet to his best at the latest edition of the RITCA Mini Meet series this week. The top three boys all were well over 200 feet and all posted personal bests, including a ten foot improvement for Phil Coppolino (Cumberland, RI) and the second time over 200 feet for John Fay (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI). Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) once again easily captured the win in the girl’s competition. Read more
Two more boys from the 200 foot barrier on this week’s national performance list. Leading the way was John Fay (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) who jumped into the nation’s top 10 as well. Read more
The latest meet in the RITCA mini meet series took place on Tuesday with Logan Coles (Woonsocket, RI) and Cheyenne Figueroa (Classical, Providence, RI) again taking home the wins. On the boy’s side John Fay (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) had a big breakthrough in the competition. He added nearly 10 feet to his best to break 200 feet for the first time and place third.