Sunday, May 10, 2009

High School Action Was Hot This Weekend Too

High Schoolers really kicked into gear this weekend as State Meets were run in some states and qualifying began in others.

In Georgia, Stephen Hill (Miller Grove) jumped a nation leading 25' 8.75" in the long jump. Seven jumpers in all went over 24' in various divisions. Jumping was good in in the high jump too as David Smith (Love Joy) cleared 7' 2" In the high jump.

In Florida Dentarius Locke screamed a sprint double of 10.32/20.70w and had a legal 200 of 20.58 (National Leader) in the prelims. His time broke state meet records of Jeff Demps (100) and Walter Dix (200).

Colorado pole vaulter Chase Cooper (Smoky Hill) cleared 17' 4.75" at his league meet to become the #2 vaulter in the country. And here in California Anna Jelmini (Shafter) took over #1 in the Shot Put with a 52' 3" throw at her league meet while Randall Carroll (Cathedral) took over the national lead in the 100 with his league win in 10.30 - best time in Cali in 17 years. Also in action this weekend was super hurdler Reggie Wyatt (La Sierra) running 36.06 in the 300H, 48.31 in the 400 and 21.81 in the deuce. He could give La Sierra a shot at the State team title all by himself.

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