Top TN Performers at New Balance Nationals


(Zoe Vlk discusses her national championship throw at New Balance Nationals Outdoor)

Zoe Vlk finished her sophomore season with a national championship.

The Wilson Central junior had an outstanding outdoor campaign in the shot put and the discus. In fact, she won the state championship in both throwing events this past month.

Her shot put personal best from New Balance Nationals gives her the fourth-best personal best in the country from this past season. Here are the results from the national meet over the weekend.

PLACEATHLETETEAMRESULTWINDH#
1Zoe Vlk11Wilson Central High School49-01.502
2Keeley Suzenski12Berks Catholic48-02.502
3Faith Bender10Liberty HS Bakersfield (CS)47-07.252
4Chloe Lindeman12Unattached (Club)47-05.252
5Jayden Ulrich10East Alton-Wood River High School46-11.752
6Mallory Kauffman12Greenwood46-10.252
7Kat Moody12Waukee High School46-08.002
8Cameron Garabian12Seekonk High School45-08.502

That's a big three-foot personal best to take a prestigious meet out in North Carolina.

Kirstin Jones Has Another Huge Day

The future Ole Miss Rebel had a huge day at New Balance Nationals, finishing second in the country for the 200 meter dash. Her best wind-legal time places her in the top 50 nationally from this outdoor season.

She clocked in with a wind-aided 23.05 for second place over the weekend.

Girls Championship 200m Final

Place		Athlete		Affiliation	Time							
1		Thelma DAVIES	19	Athletic Development Group	22.95							
2		Kirstin JONES	19	Jones-Kirstin-TN-Whitehaven Hi	23.05							
3		Jayla JAMISON	22	Jamison-Jayla-SC-Airport High	23.19							
4		Talitha DIGGS	20	Diggs-Talitha-PA-Saucon Valley	23.36						
5		Jacious SEARS	19	Fast Lane Tc-Fl	23.37		+2.6					
6		Jazmine HOBSON	20	Shiloh Generals Elite Tc-Ga	23.59						
7		Ramiah ELLIOTT	22	North Central Panthers Tc-In	23.60 (23.593)						
8		Makhia JARRETT	20	Rsvp 4 Speed Tc-Va	23.60 (23.600)	

Brentwood Club's girls broke two more distance relay state records.

They now have the state's best times in the 4xMile and Distance Medley relays. The quartet of Sofia Rutherford, Sara Kuhn, Anna Banovac and Beth Donnelly finished third in the DMR on Sunday afternoon. Their 11:50 makes them the first team in Tennessee history to break 12 minutes. On Sunday morning, Brentwood ran 20:45 in the 4xMile to break the existing record by 22 seconds.

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