ALL-USA Boys Track and Field: Throws

Bronson Osborn of Anaheim Esperanza (Photo: : Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

ALL-USA Boys Track and Field: Throws

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ALL-USA Boys Track and Field: Throws

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Teams coordinated by Fred Baer, founder, Track and Field Writers of America.  Boys selections by Jack Shepard, 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.

Bronson Osborn of Anaheim Esperanza (Photo: : Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Bronson Osborn of Anaheim Esperanza (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

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Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year: Noah Lyles, Williams (Alexandria. Va.)

Boys Track & Field Coach of the Year:  Doug Soles, Great Oaks (Temecula, Calif.)

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Hurdles

Long Sprints and Middle Distance

Distances

Jumps

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

THROWS (shot put, discus, hammer, javelin)

First Team

Bobby Colantonio
School:  Barrington, R.I.
Year:  Senior
Distances, Events:  251-2, HT

Jordan Geist
School:  Knoch (Saxonburg, Penn.)
Year:  Junior
Distances, Events:  74-4 1/2, SP; 197-11, DT

Bronson Osborn
School:  Esperanza (Anaheim, Calif.)
Year:  Junior
Distances, Events:  71-7 1/4, SP; 204-4. DT

Adrian Piperi
School:  The Woodlands, Texas
Year:  Junior
Distances, Events:  73-5 1/4, SP; 204-3 DT

TRACKINGS: Geist led four shot putters who exceeded 70 feet with his 74-4 1/2 put ranking No. 6 all-time on a performer list still topped by Mike Carter’s legendary 81-3 1/2 record set in 1979 for Jefferson (Dallas). Colantonio is the fifth high school hammer thrower to surpass 250 feet.

Second Team

Connor Bandel
School:  Oxford, Mich.
Year:  Senior
Distances, Events:  68-10 3/4, SP; 204-2, DT

Liam Christensen
School:  Academic Magnet (North Charleston, S.C.)
Year:  Junior
Distances, Events:  232-1, JT

Dan Guiliani
School:  South Portland (Maine)
Year:  Senior
Distances, Events:  71-1 1/2, SP

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