2012 Loucks Games
Northeast stars converge on White Plains
Saturday: Huge PR for Panisse, Ches over Watkins in big 1,600s;
Baird wins super 400, adds two more trophies in 200, 4x100
HIGHLIGHTS - TFX Results | DyeStat Elites | Photos: Boys - Girls
** - G-1600: Cardozo sr Alexis Panisse follows 2:06 800 (2nd) from Friday with big US#2 PR 4:44.06 for the win over Mamaroneck NY sr Amina Banks US#4 4:46.71 and Friends Acad. NY sr Kelsey Margey US#5 4:46.76. Brianna Nerud of North Shore DNF, going down with 650 to go in tangle of legs.
** - B-1600: St. Benedict's NJ jr Ed Cheserek adds to Thursday's DMR win with a US#10 4:09.90 triumph, denying Liverpool NY sr Zavon Watkins (4:11.86) his 6th Loucks trophy.
** - G-400/200: A fantastic battle as Medgar Evers NY jr Kadecia Baird edges Hillhouse CT jr Precious Holmes, meet record US#3 52.62 to #4 52.67. Baird comes back and wins at half the distance in 24.13 (+0.5w) after a 23.98 (+0.6w) morning prelim.
** - B-3k ST: US#2 9:20.23 for CBA-Syracuse NY sr Brandan Smith.
** - B-4x400: US#4 meet record 3:14.15 for Boys & Girls NY, topping 3:18s by Mt. Vernon NY and Newburgh NY.
** - G-4x100: Meet record 46.57 for Medgar Evers NY (with Baird again) to edge Mt. Vernon NY 46.65. They are the best two times in the Northeast this year.
** - G-HJ: US#13 and meet record 5-9 for LaSalle RI sr Dakota Dailey-Harris.
** - B/G-4x800: US#14 times in both, by Kellenberg NY boys 7:49.06 and Bay Shore NY girls 9:13.20.
** - G-2k ST: After a fall and DNF in 1,600, North Shore sr Brianna Nerud bounces back with 6:37.41 victory -- off her US#1 time, but a mark only she has beaten nationally this year.
** - G-TJ: With a 38-11 (nwi), WG O'Connell NY sr Janel Francis completes horizontal jumps double.
** - B-DT: With a meet record 186-3, Hackley NY sr A.J. Wolf completes throws double.
** - B-PV: Yet another field event meet record as St. Anthony NY sr Michael Brunoforte clears 16-1.
** - B-200/400 No-show by Najee Glass, so no top-10 national level times in the long sprints.
Friday: Another US#1 for Cain
HIGHLIGHTS - TFX Results | DyeStat Elites | Photos
** - G-800: Bronxville NY soph Mary Cain unleashed yet another gem, her third US#1 in three weeks, as she ripped a PR 2:03.34. The mark makes her #10 all-time and puts her within 1.05 seconds of another US soph class record (one of the toughest in the books, Mary Decker's 2:02.29). Cain had splits of 60.2 and 1:31 for 400/600.
** - B-800: US#7 1:50.78 for Liverpool sr Zavon Watkins, giving him a meet-record tying five trophies overall (3 indiv., 2 team) with the 1,600 remaining Saturday. Four others went under 1:53.
** - G-3200: US#4 10:16.94 for North Shore NY sr Samantha Nadel, as she was nearly 20 seconds up on second place.
** - B-3200: 9:00.52 for Peru NY sr Dan Lennon, best mark in the Northeast this year.
** - G/B-LJ: US#12 19-0.75 (-1.4w) for WG O'Connell NY sr Janel Francis; final jump win at 22-8.5 (-1.0w) for Amityville sr Corey Carter.
** - B/G-SP: NY state-leading marks for A.J. Wolf (Hackley) at 59-4 and Briyah Brown (New Rochelle) at 44-1.75.
THURSDAY HIGHLIGHTS - Thursday TFX Results | DyeStat Elites | Photos
** - B-DMR: In windy and chilly conditions, St. Benedict's NJ wins another major race in 10:08.92, just off their US#2 time from Penn, with Ed Cheserek again coming from behind on the anchor with a 4:06.09 auto split. NBNI 4x1 Mile champs Chariho RI second in US#10 10:11.72.
** - G-DMR: US#11 for 11:59.66 Holy Names NY as North Shore's stars (entered in almost every distance event) sat this one out.
PREVIEW: Eight storylines to watch - What to watch for this weekend as Ed Cheserek, Mary Cain, Zavon Watkins, Najee Glass, the North Shore girls and others take to the track in White Plains - By John Nepolitan
WINNERS TABLE (F=Final, P=prelim, FS=Frosh/Soph, TS=Tri State, O=Open)
|P: Daniel Jamieson CT 10.71
F: Winslow Dorsainvil NY 10.77
|100||P: Valencia Hannon NY 12.02w
F: Valencia Hannon NY 11.81w
|P: Daniel Jamieson CT 21.71
F: Daniel Jamieson CT 21.31
|200||P: Kadecia Baird NY 23.98
F: Kadecia Baird NY 24.13
|F: Steven Gayle NY 47.84||400||F: Kadecia Baird NY 52.62|
|F: Zavon Watkins NY 1:50.78||800||F: Mary Cain NY 2:03.34|
|F: Ed Cheserek NJ 4:09.90||1600||F: Alexis Panisse NY 4:44.06|
|F: Dan Lennon NY 9:00.52||3200||F: Samantha Nadel NY 10:16.39|
|P: Cameron Black NY 14.82
F: Cameron Black NY 14.68
|110H/100H||P: Lexus Harney NY 14.58
F: Ashley Wiggins 14.48w
|F: Kadesh Roberts NY 52.85||400H||F: Tanaya Yarde NY 1:03.75|
|F: Brendan Smith NY 9:20.23||3k ST/
|F: Brianna Nerud NY 6:37.41|
|None||1600 RW||F: Annika Penn NY 7:36.97|
|F: Ramapo NJ 42.31||4x100||F: Medgar Evers NY 46.57|
|FS: Mount St. Michael NY 3:41.10
TS: Hackley NY 3:26.84
F: Boys & Girls NY 3:14.15
|4x400||FS: New Canaan CT 4:24.29
TS: Suffern NY 4:00.54
F: Columbia NJ 3:48.42
|TS: Freeport NY 8:07.15
F: Kellenberg NY 7:49.06
|4x800||TS: Nanuet NY 9:33.46
F: Bay Shore 9:13.20
|FS: Byram Hills NY 11:30.85
O: Valley Stream North NY 10:49.03
F: St. Benedict's NJ 10:08.92
|DMR||FS: Tappan Zee NY 13:34.30
O: Fox Lane NY 13:03.24
F: Holy Names NY 11:59.66
|F: Xavier McAllister NY 6-6||HJ||F: Dakota Dailey-Harris RI 5-9|
|F: Michael Brunoforte NY 16-1||PV||F: Lexie Schachne CT 11-9|
|F: Corey Carter NY 22-8.5||LJ||F: Janel Francis NY 19-0.75|
|F: Benjamin Ezike NY 47-11||TJ||F: Janel Francis NY 38-11|
|F: A.J. Wolf NY 59-4||SP||F: Briyah Brown NY 44-1.75|
|F: A.J. Wolf NY 186-3||DT||F: Jordan Collins NY 132-7|
|F: Nick Danner NY 190-2||JT||F: Ellie Gravitte CT 144-1|
|F: Dajon Dixon NY 3,338||Pent||F: Betsy Garnick NH 3,316|
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