(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.
|1||Zoe Vlk||11||Wilson Central High School||49-01.50||2|
|2||Keeley Suzenski||12||Berks Catholic||48-02.50||2|
|3||Faith Bender||10||Liberty HS Bakersfield (CS)||47-07.25||2|
|4||Chloe Lindeman||12||Unattached (Club)||47-05.25||2|
|5||Jayden Ulrich||10||East Alton-Wood River High School||46-11.75||2|
|7||Kat Moody||12||Waukee High School||46-08.00||2|
|8||Cameron Garabian||12||Seekonk High School||45-08.50||2|
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.