GHSA Girls State Meet 2008

Albany, GA
Hosted by Dougherty


Weekend Highlights: Hasay (CA) Runs 4:17.46 1500m; Vena (NJ) Throws SP 67-10.25 May 04, 2008

Conference, regional and state championships galore mark this weekend. With big results coming out of Florida Friday evening, the weekend started with a glimpse of what the rest of this season will hold nationwide. Check out our weekend cover the top highlights and results. Top Boys Weekend Highlights - Nick Vena (NJ) throws U.S.#1 shot put mark of 67-10.25 in NJ - Brandon O'Connor (FL) wins 200m in 20.82, 400m in 47.12 at FL - Kyle Smith (AL) sets javelin state record with toss of 223-08 - Luke Puskedra (UT) runs 8:56.71 3200m, 4:15.85 1600m at BYU - Adam Timo (UT), only a soph., leaps 7-00 in HJ at BYU Invitational - Riley Egan (FL) vault 16-07, breaking Florida state meet record - Miami Northwestern (FL) blazes 3:14.98 in 4x4 at Florida State - Dan Block (IL) throws 58-11 SP, 189-10 discus at DuPage Meet - Jeff Demps (FL) wins Florida State Champs. 100m dash in 10.40 Top Girls Weekend Highlights - Jordan Hasay (CA) runs 4:17.46 in 1500m at Stanford Inv, U.S.#1 - Natalie Stewart (UT) wins 400m dash in 53.39 at BYU Inv., U.S.#1 - Chalonda Goodman (GA) runs 23.69 (200m), 11.45 (100m) in GA - Mountain Brook (AL) wins 4x8 in 9:14.63 at Alabama state meet - Ebony Eutsey (FL) wins 200m in 23.79, 400m in 53.85 at FL State - Ashley Brasovan (FL) wins 3200m in 10:15.93 at Florida State - Rachel Laurent (LA) wins pole vault at LA state meet in 13-06 - Erin Pendleton (OH) throws discus 167-04 at Jesse Owens Inv. - Nachelle Stewart (UT) runs 2:08.48 to win 800m dash at BYU - Bailey Wagner (IL) throws 48-04 SP, 154-09 discus at conference - Tomika Story (FL) wins TJ in 39-06.50 at Florida State Champs.

Weekend Preview: BYU Invitational, Five State Meets Headline Weekend Action May 02, 2008

Five seperate states host state meets this weekend as Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma all crown individual and team champions. While Florida should produce some of the best and deepest results of the weekend, every state meet has at least a few national caliber individuals worth watching. Along with the state championships, the BYU Invitational and Anchorage Invitational should provide some fantastic marks as well.