NY Weekend Highlights - 4/19/08 Apr 21, 2008

BOYS AND GIRLS OVER TILDEN IN SMR AT NY RELAYS, CHANELLE PRICE RUNS 2:03.98, Charlene Lipsey (Hempstead) 2:09, Freshman State Record in 2K Steeple for Warwick's Tim Luthin (6:23), Monique Roberts (CNS) leaps 5-09 at Bethlehem girls meet, Kristin Reese (Carmel) wins 3200m and 800m at Red Raider Relays, Shelby Greany (Suffern) over Sarah McCurdy (Bay Shore) in 1600m at RRR (4:57), Vanessa Stewart (North Babylon) 42-06 Shot Put t RRR, Ramapo boys dominate sprints at Red Raider Relays, Amityville boys run well. MORE MEET HIGHLIGHTS, PREVIEWS, AND PICS POSTED HERE

Weekend Highlights: Price (PA) 2:03.98 for 800m; Jelmini (CA) 183-11 Girls Discus U.S.#4 A-T Scott Bush Apr 20, 2008

Results from around the country keep pouring in and what we've seen so far is mighty impressive. Numerous U.S. top five marks have been established this weekend, starting with Chanelle Price's (PA) big 2:03.98 800m win at the New York Relays Saturday. Following Price's lead, Jacquelyn Coward (TN) (pictured left by Brandon Miles) ran the most impressive hurdle double of the season by winning the 300m hurdles in 41.26 and 100m hurdles in 13.11w at the Volunteer Classic at the University of Tennessee. Read what else took place this weekend. Boys Weekend Top Performances - Roman Holmes (CO) soars 24-05 LJ, 47-03 TJ at Littleton (CO) - Maurice Mitchell (MO) goes 10.40 for 100m at Kansas Relays - Michael Shaw (OH) wins 100m dash in 10.39w at Tennessee - Chris Derrick (IL) runs 8:48.9 for 3200 at Downers Grove (IL) - Germantown Friends (PA) goes 7:47.50 4x8 at CB West Relays - Kenny McClain (FL) runs 37.21 for 300m hurdles in FL - Dan Block (IL) throws 199-08 discus, 63-05 shot put in IL - James White (MO) high jumps 7-00 at Kansas Relays - Kevin Williams (CO) runs 9:02.29 to win 3200m in Kansas Girls Weekend Top Performances - Anna Jelmini (CA) tosses discus 183-11 in CA, U.S.#4 all-time - Karen Shump (PA) throws shot put 47-09 at Great Valley Relays - Kelly McNamee (WA) leaps 5-10 to win high jump at Pasco (WA) - Neely Spence (PA) U.S.#2 4:48.51 at 1600m, 2:15.38 800m in PA - Megan Frausto (TX) leaps 19-03.5 to win long jump at Kansas Relays - Chanelle Price (PA) runs 2:03.98 for 800m at the NY Relays - Jacquelyn Coward (TN) goes 41.26 300mH, 13.11w 100mH in TN - Roxi Grizzle (KS) throws javelin 163-11 at Kansas Relays, U.S.#7 A-T - Emily Sisson (NE) wins 3200m at Kansas Relays in 10:25.42

Price runs 2:03.98!!!! Christopher Hunt Apr 20, 2008

Boys & Girls win SMR and 4x100 By Christopher Hunt NEW YORK – She couldn’t help herself. She didn’t mean to. Anyone who ever saw Easton’s Chanelle Price expected her to start the race like a rocket but not even Price expected to motor through the first half of her 800-meter race like this. When the gun sounded, Price demanded the lead. No surprise there. But Hempstead’s Charlene Lipsey looked intent to ride her shoulder. Once Price noticed Lipsey trying to keep pace, she put the burners on. FULL STORY HERE Photo by Derek Alvez

McGovern on top at NY Relays Christopher Hunt Apr 19, 2008

Faulkner off quickly in 400 By Christopher Hunt NEW YORK – Mount St. Michael senior Brian McGovern walked over to Farrell’s Cory Duggan at the conclusion of the pole vault competition. “My whole lower body is falling apart,” he said. At least he was competing. McGovern won the pole vault at the New York Relays in 15 feet, 6 inches in his first competition in two months. A week before the indoor state championships, McGovern underwent an appendicitis surgery and just started vault practice this past week and his right hamstring and left knee wrapped during the meet Saturday at Ichan Stadium on Randalls Island. FULL STORY HERE

4/19: Price runs 2:03.98 in NY | Fawn Miller US#2 Jav 152-10 | Spence US#2 4:48.51 & MR 2:15.38 Press Release Apr 17, 2008

Most results posted: Still need Moon Mixed, East Allegheny PHOTO GALLERIES: Friday's Butler by Carl Strub | Shippensburg | Great Valley (coming) SUMMARIES: SHIP MEET STORY NOW POSTED | Chanelle Price's NY race story by Chris Hunt (Photo by Derek Alvez) VIDEOS: | Ship videos by Run Like A Champion of the AA/AAA Boys 800-AAA Girls 800-AA/AAA Boys 400-All four 1600's Chanelle Price made a huge statement at the New York Relays, winning the 800 in a US#1 time of 2:03.98. At the Shippensburg Invite, Neely Spence used the meet to run a US#2 1600 in 4:48.51. She also wins the 800 in a meet record time of 2:15.38. Andrew Petula high jumps 6-11. Perez wins the jav with a throw of 199-9, Shirk 2nd in 199-3. Chris Aldrich ran the 2000 meter steeplechase in 6:09.18. Juan Steward won the 400 in 48.37 and the 200 in 21.90. In Hermitage soph Fawn Miller threw a US#1 Jav of 152-10. At the CB West Relays Council Rock North ran a US#3 4x800 of 9:20.3. Germantown Friends ran a US#2 time of 7:47.5. At the Butler Invite Tyler Watts and Peter Overare were 1-2 in the 100, 10.80 and 10.90. TJ Hobart won the 1600 in 4:20.00. Dan Kwiatkowski won the shot in 61-11. Ryan Schliecher won the jav with a throw of 201-09. Photo of Friday Boys' Action at the Butler Inv by Carl Strub At the Bald Eagle Invite Lewisburg stole the show with wins in the 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 4x1, 4x4, and 4x8. At Thursday's Karl Hankton Relays at Valley Forge Military Academy, Penn Charter set two meet records in the track relays, running 1:31.1 in the 4x200, and 3:25.5 in the 4x400. Chestnut Hill Academy nipped Haverford School by just .6 in the 4x100, clocking a 44.4. On Friday at the Mount Carmel Invitational, Brent Clauser, Pottsville, broke the 19-year-old record at the Mt. Carmel Invitational in an official FAT time of 1:58.02. At the Glasgow DE Invite, Garnet Valley senior Shane Eachus won the 110 and 300 hurdles. Teammate Andrew Smith captured the 800 in under two. Bristol's Dave Cuevas was over 50' in the shot put. At the Kane Invitational, D.J. Horton cleared 15' in the pole vault for the home squad. Punxsutawney's Laybn won the 100 and 200. Bradford's Tyree Bennett was quick in the 110 and 300 hurdles, And Northern Potter's David Cobb leapt 21-5 in the long jump and 43-3.25 in the triple jump. At the Latrobe Wildcat Inv, Norwin senior Dave Forina and Penn-Trafford senior James Gnecco went 1-2 in the 800 in 1:56.46 and 1:57.58, respectively. Kiski Area's Brett Gunn won the horizontal jumps. Connellsville's Rodney Richter took the shot and discus. And Josh Vick, Kiski Area, sent the jav 194-5. At the Cal Track Carnival, Albert Gallatin junior Anthony Stevenson was a triple individual winner, taking the long jump at 20-7.25, winning the 100 in 11.39, and clearing 6-6 in the high jump. At the Washington-Greene County Coaches Meet, Canon-McMillan swept the team competition. The boys' team was led by Jeravin Matthews, who won four individual events, the 100. 200, 400 and long jump. At the Hilltopper Inv in Chardon OH, Fairview took 2nd in the boys competition and 4th in the girls'. Samuel Havko won the 800 and 1600. Both 4x400's took 1st. At the Mount Carmel Invitational, Brent Clauser, Pottsville, broke the 19-year-old record for 800 meters at the Mt. Carmel Invitational in 1:58.02. Selinsgrove swept the team titles. At the Beaver County Championships at Riverside (Ellwood City), Riverside's Jerrin Brandon won the javelin and the discus. Freedom's Ashley Adams won the shot and discus. Blackhawk won the girls' title, and Riverside took the boys' and combined. At the Leonard Stephan Classic, Vince McNally of Conestoga Valley got in some speed work with a 1:57.98 800 in preparation for his Penn Relays' mile this week. Reading's boys owned the sprint relays, with their top speedster Romar Mayne of Reading winning the 200 and taking 2nd in the 100 at 11.23, the same time awared to winner Kyle Fisher of Cocalico. Muhlenberg's Tyrell Ellison won the long and triple jumps. Devan Coon, Schuylkill Valley, won the 400 and posted the fastest 200 of the day in the prelims in the 200, but did not run the finals. Aubrie McAlpine, Daniel Boone, won the 200 final and the 100. At the Spartan Invitational @ Hughesville HS, 4/19 Spartan Invitational @ Hughesville HS, Montoursville's Tesa McKibben won four individual events in strong fashion, including the long jump (17-5.50), the triple jump (36-5), and both hurdles. Teammate Keenan Michael sailed through the 110 hurdles, winning, in 14.82. He also captured the 200.