MG - Ajee Wilson 2:04.13! Cheserek 13:57 NR! Watkins 4:13/Nadel 4:46! Garden City #10 AT 9:00.92

2012 Indoor Highlights

2/11/12 Weekend

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The 105th Millrose Games, NY

Ajee Wilson (far left) closed hard to get a US#2 All-Time mark of 2:04.13. (Photo by Kyle Brazeil)

Watkins is absolutely stoked about his Millrose Mile win! (Photo by Kyle Brazeil)

Nadel powers home with the Millrose Mile win. (Photo by Kyle Brazeil)

Coverage

Prep Highlights

  • Boys CHSAA SMR - St. Anthony's got a lead during the anchor leg and hangs on for the victory with a time of 3:34.76.
  • Girls PSAL 4x400 - Medgar Evers (NY) won with a strong 55.1 anchor leg by Kadecia Baird to finish with a Meet Record time of 3:51.46.  Benjamin Cardozo (NY) was 2nd with a time of 3:52.37.
  • Boys Mile Run - It was all Zavon Watkins (NY) at the finish as he won with a time of 4:13.83.  Everett Price took the race through the 400 in 62.6 before Mike Marsella took over and brought the race through the half in 2:06.4. Zavon was in last place with 600 meters to go, but used his tremendous speed entering the last lap to take over the race and build a gap that would not be overcome.  Marsella hung on for 2nd in 4:14.68 and Ned Willig (PA) was 3rd.
  • Girls Mile Run - Samantha Nadel (NY) won the girls mile in dominating fashion with a time of 4:46.19 and set the meet record in the process!  Megan Moye (VA) was 2nd in 4:49.95 and Brianna Nerud (NY) was 3rd in 4:50.12.
  • Boys 55m Dash - Wayne Gordon won with a time of 6.46.
  • Girls 55m Dash - Myasia Jacobs (NJ) won the race with a time of 6.91.
  • SuperRunners Girls 4x800 - Garden City (NY) rolled to a US#10 all-time clocking of 9:00.92 to take the win and shatter the meet record!  Strath Haven (PA) was 2nd in 9:10.59 and Red Bank Catholic (NJ) was 3rd in 9:11.16.  Mamaroneck (NY) was 4th in 9:15.14 with two 8th graders and a sophomore on the squad.  Six squads in total got under the old meet record in this blazing race.
  • Suburban Boys 4x400 - Christian Brothers Academy (NJ) won a back and forth battle in a meet record clocking of 3:19.61 while Newburgh (NY) finishes 2nd in 3:20.82.  CBA's anchor split was 48.6.  Union Catholic (NY) was 3rd in 3:22.00.
  • PSAL Boys 4x400 - Boys & Girls (NY) won with a meet record time of 3:18.83.
  • Metropolitan Boys 4x800 - Boys & Girls (NY) won with a meet record time of 7:51.83.  Pawling (NY) was 2nd in 7:54.07 and Strath Haven (PA) was 3rd in 7:54.37.
  • Long Island HS boys 4x400 - Uniondale (NY) won the race with a solid 3:22.22 clocking.
  • Joe Fox Memorial CHSAA Girls SMR - St. Anthony's (NY) won with a blistering time of 4:02.62 to lower their own US#1 time.  The anchor was a blistering 2:12.1 split by Olicia Williams.  St. John Villa (NY) was 2nd in a US#4 time of 4:09.40.
  • Long Island Girls 4x400 - Massapequa (NY) won the race with a meet record run of 3:57.17.  Garden City (NY) was 2nd with a time of 3:57.63 and Uniondale (NY) was 3rd in 3:58.34. 
  • Suburban Girls 4x400 - New Rochelle (NY) won but just missed the meet record with a time of 3:56.44.  

 

 

Elite Highlights

 

  • Men's 5000 Meters - Bernard Lagat won with a new American Record clocking of 13:07.15 after a monster last lap!!  Lawi Lalang (Arizona) set the Collegiate Record with his 2nd place finish of 13:08.28.  Edward Cheserek (NJ) set the HS National Record with a time of 13:57.04!
  • NYRR Wanamaker Mile - Matthew Centrowitz won with a dramatic last lap kick in an Armory record time of 3:53.92.  Miles Batty was 2nd with a time of 3:54.54 to set the Collegiate Record!
  • Women's 800 Meters - Morgan Uceny won with a solid kick in 2:03.33 and prep Ajee Wilson got up for 4th with a US#2 All-Time mark of 2:04.13!
  • Women's 400 Meters - Sanya Richards-Ross set the Armory record with her 50.89 clocking to dominate the race.
  • Women's Pole Vault - Jenn Suhr cleard 15-00.25 to set the Armory record!
  • Men's High Jump - Jesse Williams set the Armory record with his leap of 7-7.25.
  • Men's 500 Meters - LaShawn Merritt wins in 1:01.39.  
  • Women's Metric Mile - Jenny Simpson won a thrilling race in a world best 4:07.27 over Shannon Rowbury, 4:07.66.
  • Women's Race Walk - Abby Dunn (ME) was 3rd and first prep with a US#1 clocking of 7:28.36.

 

Colorado Indoor State Championships, CO

Coverage

Highlights

  • Chyna Reis (George Washington CO) won the long jump with a Sophomore Class Record leap of 20-5.75.

 

Spire D-1 Indoor HS Invitational, OH

Highlights

  • Daniel Pfeifer (McAuley) won the girls 800 with a quick time of 2:12.12 in a tight battle with Jamie Phelan (Laurel Creek) who was 2nd in 2:12.68.  Phelan also won the 1600 with a clocking of 4:58.39.
  • Larisa Debich (Hempfield) won the girls pole vault with a leap of 12-5.
  • Tyler Ross (Greater Latrobe) won the boys 400 meter dash with a quick 49.04 clocking.
  • Willy Fink (Maumee) won a close race in the boys 1600 run with a time of 4:17.38 over Steve Weaver (Napoleon) in 4:17.96.

 

USA Cross Country Championships, MO

Coverage

Highlights

  • Junior Women's Race - Margaret Dzraba (WV) finished 2nd in the 6km race in a quick time of 21:07.7 and finished as the first prep athlete.  Shannon Osika, a former Michigan prep star won the race overall with a time of 21:04.3.  Emma Abrahamson (CA) was the next best prep runner, finishing 7th with a time of 21:37.8.  Prep star Grace Tinkey (GA) was back in 18th, but suffered a reported ankle strain after 2k of racing.
  • Junior Men's Race - Darren Fahy (CA) was the top prep finisher in 7th place with a time of 25:09.2.  The race was won by Syracuse frosh Jace Lowry in 24:54.3.  

 

Great Southwest Classic, NM

Highlights

  • Jasmine Todd (Chandler AZ) won 4 events on the day with a 24.43 clocking over 200 meters a 7.42 time in the 60 meter dash, a 19-7 mark in the long jump and a 39-10.25 leap in the triple jump!
  • Ben Trotter (Mountain Pointe) won the 200 meter dash in 22.40 and the 60 meter dash in 6.90.

 

PTFCA Indoor Track Carnival, PA

Coverage

Highlights

  • Kyle Felpel (Cocalico PA) won the boys shot put with a US#4 toss of 62-8.75.
  • Chris Williams (Strath Haven PA) won the boys 60 meter hurdles with a US#5 time of 7.95 and also set a meet record.  Aaron Willett (Coateville PA) was 2nd with a US#7 time of 7.99.  
  • Chris Williams (Strath Haven PA) won the pole vault with a US#9 clearance of 15-9.
  • Deme'Shia Davis (CD East PA) won the girls 200 meter dash in 24.98.
  • T.J. Elliot (CD East PA) won the boys 200 meter dash in 22.15.
  • Angel Piccirillo (Homer Center PA) won the One mile run in 5:04.21 and the 3000 meter run in 10:26.97.  She also placed 3rd in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:15.68.

 

VISAA Indoor T&F Championships, VA

Coverage

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Highlights

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DIAA Indoor T&F Championships, DE

Coverage

Highlights

  • Leshon Collins (Glasgow DE) blew through the 55 meter dash with a US#2 clocking of 6.29.
  • Haley Pierce (Tatnall DE) won the girls 3200 meter run with a time of 10:35.46.

 

CIAC Class Championships, CT

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