Charlotte Boys 4x8 Runs US #1 7:44.90 at Wally Keller Invitational

 

PUNTA GORDA, FL -- Charlotte High School boys gave us a preview of what is to come over the next weeks. At the Wally Keller Invitational tonight they ran a 7:44.90 in the 4x800 that is a new national leading time.  The mark is also just off their school record time of 7:44.25 from last year. With Cardillo finally getting back to full strength and everyone rounding into championship form, things look bright heading into districts next week. Three weeks from now the state record of Delray Beach Atlantic could be in jeopardy!

 

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  • CoachRaposo / 3 Years Ago
    I do believe that Atlantic (Delray), with Sean and John Jefferson, has the state 4x800m record at 7:37 from 2001. And that prior to that it was held by Miami Central at 7:41 in 1999 and then broken again in 2000 with a 7:39, when they had Moises Joseph.

    Does anyone know the state meet record? Ricky?
  • cnick / 3 Years Ago
  • CoachRaposo / 3 Years Ago
    cnick

    Blah, I wanted to avoid having to search that, but I found it and I basically hit the nail on the head. Here's all of the boys state 4x800m champions since the start of the event. Underlining the state meet record as it progressed.

    3200-Meter Relay
    1995
    6A Leto (Tampa), 7:47.62
    5A Buchholz (Gainesville), 7:59.13
    4A Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville), 8:00.88
    3A Episcopal (Jacksonville), 8:11.22
    2A Admiral Farragut (St. Petersburg), 8:27.80

    1996
    6A Leto (Tampa), 7:53.35
    5A Wolfson (Jacksonville), 8:04.31
    4A Glades Central (Belle Glade), 8:01.58
    3A Port St. Joe, 8:11.62
    2A Admiral Farragut (St. Petersburg), 8:21.08

    1997
    6A Boyd Anderson (Lauderdale Lakes), 7:55.04
    5A Seminole (Sanford), 8:00.26
    4A Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville), 8:02.20
    3A Port St. Joe, 8:07.60
    2A Maclay (Tallahassee), 8:10.02

    1998
    6A Miami Central, 7:45.46
    5A Nease (Ponte Vedra Beach), 7:58.99
    4A Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville), 8:03.59
    3A Ransom Everglades (Miami), 8:04.94
    2A North Florida Christian (Tallahassee), 8:14.66

    1999
    6A Miami Central, 7:41.39
    5A Seminole (Sanford), 8:01.35
    4A Rockledge, 8:06.50
    3A Pope John Paul (Boca Raton), 8:09.11
    2A Upperroom Christian (Lauderhill), 8:08.10

    2000
    4A Miami Central, 7:39.56
    3A Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville), 7:54.84
    2A Rockledge, 7:55.85
    A Maclay (Tallahassee), 7:57.21

    2001
    4A Atlantic (Delray Beach), 7:37.76
    3A Nease (Ponte Vedra Beach), 8:00.13
    2A Rockledge, 7:58.17
    A Upperroom Christian (Lauderhill), 7:56.80

    2002
    4A Dillard (Fort Lauderdale), 7:54.70
    3A Columbia (Lake City), 7:53.73
    2A Lincoln Park (Fort Pierce), 8:04.44
    A Trinity Prep (Winter Park), 8:17.44

    2003
    4A Miami Northwestern, 7:45.92
    3A Barron Collier (Naples), 7:50.16
    2A Gulliver Prep (Miami), 7:52.33
    A Trinity Prep (Winter Park), 8:08.20

    2004
    4A Miami Northwestern, 7:51.56
    3A Chiles (Tallahassee), 7:48.39
    2A Gulliver Prep (Miami), 8:00.51
    1A Dade Christian (Miami), 8:02.79

    2005
    4A Miami Northwestern, 7:47.46
    3A Fort Lauderdale, 7:51.36
    2A Episcopal (Jacksonville), 8:00.18
    1A Trinity Christian (Jacksonville), 8:115.96

    2006
    4A Evans (Orlando), 7:58.09
    3A Hallandale, 7:56.16
    2A Jesuit (Tampa), 7:54.56
    1A Oak Hall (Gainesville), 8:16.30

    2007
    4A Flagler Palm Coast, 7:55.15
    3A Baker (Cape Coral), 7:52.46
    2A Belen Jesuit (Miami), 7:55.09
    1A P.K. Yonge (Gainesville), 8:07.78

    2008
    4A Flagler Palm Coast, 7:49.19
    3A Washington (Miami), 7:54.52
    2A Jesuit (Tampa), 7:56.30
    1A Trinity Prep (Orlando), 8:09.76

    2009
    4A Sickles (Tampa), 7:46.87
    3A Wharton (Tampa), 7:49.24
    2A Jesuit (Tampa), 7:47.87
    1A Trinity Prep (Winter Park), 8:10.30

    2010
    4A Columbus (Miami), 7:51.33
    3A Charlotte (Punta Gorda), 7:44.44
    2A Lincoln Park (Fort Pierce), 8:01.99
    1A Trinity Prep (Winter Park), 8:06.39
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  • jason / 3 Years Ago
    Thanks... guess I'm getting old when my memory starts failing me.
  • jason / 3 Years Ago
    @CoachRaposo @cnick

    Most of these have been transferred into the database already and these are from the archives (so not updated with newer times), but here is the old lists from years ago with historic marks...

    BOYS OUTDOOR: archives.milesplit.com/flrunners/rankings/all-time....
    GIRLS OUTDOOR: archives.milesplit.com/flrunners/rankings/all-time....
    BOYS 1600: archives.milesplit.com/flrunners/rankings/all-time....
    BOYS 3200: archives.milesplit.com/flrunners/rankings/all-time....
    BOYS 800: archives.milesplit.com/flrunners/rankings/all-time....
  • yaudie / 3 Years Ago
    @jason Looking at the Girls' Outdoor All-Time records, I know Northwestern Girls went 3:39.89 at the Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2007. Also, Boyd Anderson Girls went 45.68 2 weeks ago at Florida Relays in the 4x100 which is an All-time Best in Florida. I must say, with all due respect, I am a little disappointed that this new All-Time record hasn't made any headline on this site. Northwestern boys broke the 4x400 All-time record and that made major headlines. Chiles girls ran #2 All-time in 4x1600 and that made major headlines. Charlotte boys haven't even broken the 4x800 record and that is making major headlines. Its all about the distance on here. It is what it is!
  • Raycer131 / 3 Years Ago
    Amazing Race...they truly could have crushed that time. I was fortunate to be at the race and Tyler ran last in 1:55.? which we all know he can crush, he ran into traffic with lapped runners and it cost him, so I really can't wait for states.
  • rborrego / 3 Years Ago
    Yaudie...the Charlotte Boys have broken the state 4x1600m record this year and have re-set the best 4x800m time in the nation this year. I understand you wanting some commentary on the Boyd Anderson girls and they do deserve it but don't undermine what the Charlotte Boys have done and are doing and are going to do.
  • egbert / 3 Years Ago
    full results anyone?
  • georgec / 3 Years Ago
    Results will be up soon. A special thanks to everyone who attended our meet last night. Everything went extremely well.
  • jdpsu / 3 Years Ago
    yaudie
    @jason Looking at the Girls' Outdoor All-Time records, I know Northwestern Girls went 3:39.89 at the Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2007. Also, Boyd Anderson Girls went 45.68 2 weeks ago at Florida Relays in the 4x100 which is an All-time Best in Florida. I must say, with all due respect, I am a little disappointed that this new All-Time record hasn't made any headline on this site. Northwestern boys broke the 4x400 All-time record and that made major headlines. Chiles girls ran #2 All-time in 4x1600 and that made major headlines. Charlotte boys haven't even broken the 4x800 record and that is making major headlines. Its all about the distance on here. It is what it is!


    @yaudie I always try to keep an eye on the sprinters, because Florida ALWAYS has best sprinters in the country! On boys side, the 4 x 400 teams @ St Thomas Aquinas & Northwestern were phenomenal as well individuals-Boys-Bracy, Hall, Dukes, Graham, and other. Girls-Freeman & Gaither are 2 of best ever and they get good coverage on here as do a number of others. You're right, we should have given more "press" to Boyd Anderson, as I was there to witness. Great race!

    All that being said, I would bet most people on this forum are "tilted" toward long distance since half the year is devoted to Cross Country.

    I am a running fan, so try to give kudos to EVERYBODY....
  • Rattlers13 / 3 Years Ago
    Is Mike Bellamy running at Districts this upcoming week?
  • yourface09 / 3 Years Ago
    Well the 4x400 isn't really considered a distance event. And its not all about distance. The Charlotte boys broke the 4x1600 State record and they also didn't get a lot of coverage.
  • yaudie / 3 Years Ago
    rborrego
    Yaudie...the Charlotte Boys have broken the state 4x1600m record this year and have re-set the best 4x800m time in the nation this year. I understand you wanting some commentary on the Boyd Anderson girls and they do deserve it but don't undermine what the Charlotte Boys have done and are doing and are going to do.


    @rborrego I didn't undermine anybody. Just expressing disappointment. It just didn't make any sense that Boyd Anderson Girls swept the sprint relays(4x1,4x2,4x4) at probably the biggest meet of the year so far the year in National leading times, and I wake up the next morning and the headline reads "Chiles Girls Shines". But at the end of the day we straight. Dyestat got it right! The sprinters in Florida get more recognition outside of Florida anyway.
  • rborrego / 3 Years Ago
    Not a problem Yaudie...It was just the way it sounded in your commments. At the end of the day it is what they do not what is said that counts. Good luck...
  • CoachRaposo / 3 Years Ago
    jason
    Thanks... guess I'm getting old when my memory starts failing me.

    Old at the age of 30?!
  • phb1 / 3 Years Ago
    Any word on results?