Former Rusea’s Excessive student-athlete Nia Robinson of Barton County School and former Mt Alvernia Excessive sprinter Soyinne Grenyion of Indiana Tech – each freshmen – gained two titles every, whereas Tyrese Reid of Barton County and Courtney Lawrence and Daniel Cope – each of Cloud County – additionally gained titles.
Aside from Grenyion, who gained the ladies’s 100m and 4x100m relays on the NAIAWolverine-Hoosier Athletic Convention Championships held at Farmers Insurance coverage Athletic Complicated (Davenport), Grand Rapids, Michigan, the opposite 4 had been competing on the NJCAA Area VI Outside Championships held on the Cowley Sports activities Complicated in Arkansas Metropolis, Kansas.
Robinson, the previous CARIFTA Video games lengthy soar medallist whereas attending Rusea’s Excessive, smashed the Barton County ladies’s lengthy soar report with a large 6.56m (-1.7m/s) effort on Friday and added the excessive soar title on Saturday whereas taking second within the triple soar.
Robinson, who had gained the indoors nationwide lengthy soar title, went into the championships with an open air better of 5.86m, had simply three authorized jumps, all within the first spherical, however left her mark on the Barton County report books, breaking the 6.49m set by compatriot Dionne Rose 31 years in the past.
On Saturday, she added the excessive soar with a clearance of 1.66m and was second within the triple soar with a wind-aided 12.28m (3.9 m/s), overwhelmed by her teammate Annia Ashley, previously of Edwin Allen Excessive, who jumped 12.46m (2.0 m/s).
On Friday, Grenyion gained the ladies’s 100m in an enormous new private greatest 11.60 seconds, enhancing on her earlier better of 12.10 seconds and had run 12.15 seconds within the preliminaries on Thursday.
The previous Western Champs a number of gold medallist and ISSA Champs finalists additionally ran the second leg of the Indiana Tech 4x100m workforce that gained in 46.55 seconds.
Lawrence, previously of Petersfield Excessive, and who’s headed for Kennesaw State College subsequent yr, gained his third title this yr, as after profitable the indoors regional and nationwide titles, he gained the boys’s shot put with 18.28m along with his teammate Daniel Cope inserting eighth with 14.57m in his first open air shot put competitors in faculty.
Cope, who additionally attended Petersfield Excessive, rebounded on Saturday to win the discus throw with a college report and private greatest 54.26m with Lawrence inserting third, additionally with a lifetime greatest 47.05m.
Cope had a second college report when he positioned second within the hammer throw with 58.52m whereas Lawrence took seventh place with 47.88m, the primary time he threw the hammer in faculty.
On the monitor, Reid, the previous Spot Valley Excessive and Jamaica junior runner gained the boys’s 800m, cruising to the title in 1 minute 51.83 seconds, a brand new facility report below the previous 1:51.90 seconds, after he had run 4:05.60 seconds for sixth place within the 1500m earlier within the day.
Reid had additionally gained the regional indoors title and was second within the nationwide remaining.