ALL-USA Girls Track and Field: Throws

ALL-USA Girls Track and Field: Throws

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ALL-USA Girls Track and Field: Throws

Teams coordinated by Fred Baer, founder, Track and Field Writers of America.  Girls selections by Mike Kennedy, high school editor of Track and Field News.

Criteria included ranking on USA TODAY and Track and Field News national lists and the number of top performances, along with head-to-head competition during the regular season and in major postseason meets.

Alyssa Wilson (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

Alyssa Wilson (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

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Here are the athletes selected in throws (shot put, discus, hammer, javelin). Returning ALL-USA selections are denoted with asterisks (*).

i = performed indoors.

Throws (shot put, discus, hammer, javelin)

First team:

Elena Bruckner
School:  Valley Christian (San Jose, Calif.)
Year:  Senior
Distance and event:   54-7, SP; 186-10, DT.

Katelyn Gochenour
School:  Marian (Omaha, Neb.)
Year:  Senior
Distance and event:  171-1, JT.

Kiana Phelps
School:  Kingsley-Pierson (Kingsley, Ia.)
Year:  Senior
Distance and event:  48-10, SP; 176-9, DT

Alyssa Wilson
School:  Donovan Catholic (Toms River, N.J.)
Year:  Junior
Distance and event:  55-9 1/4, SP; 175-1, DT; 191-2, HT.

TRACKINGS: Wilson had the No. 2 all-time high school shot put, 55-9 1/4, to win the New Balance Nationals and ranked No. 2 this season with both the discus and hammer.

Bruckner dominated the discus at 186-10 (No. 4 all-time) and was the USATF Junior National champion, ahead of Phelps. Bruckner finished 16th at the U.S. Olympic Trials. She repeated as California (CIF) state high school shot put champion and was No. 2 in that event on the high school outdoor season list.

Gochenour was the Junior National javelin champion and also won the New Balance Nationals.

Second team:

*Nickolette Dunbar
School:  Whippany Park (Whippany, N.J.)
Year:  Senior
Distance and event:  52-7 3/4 (54-7 1/2i), SP.

Joy McArthur
School:  Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
Year:  Junior
Distance and event:  203-8, HT.

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