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Virginia Tech football signee Eron Carter came oh so close to breaking the 200 foot barrier. The Palatka senior threw a state leading 195'0" at his conference meet and went onto win the 2A state championship. Only Jarez Parks of Sebastian River, another top football prospect, launched the implement over 190'0" this season. Check out the top 500 boys discus marks for 2016.
Jarez Parks of Sebastian River and Eron Carter of Palatka tied for the state lead in the shot put with throws of 59'7". However, it was Chiles senior Cole Upthegrove who out threw Parks at the 3A state meet. Check out the top 50 boys shot put marks from the 2016 seaso
Seffner Christian senior Noah Perkins clocked the fastest 3,200m time in his class with his 9:08.54 win at the FSU Relays. The slot for top sprinter is a race between Adrian Killins, Alvin Bryant Jr. and Brandon Cachon while the top thrower in the state is Palatka's Eron Cater. We take a look at the top 25 class of 2016 standouts in EVERY event. Where do you stack up against your peers?
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In his first year of track and field, Sebastian River's Jarez Parks brought home the 3A state title in the discus. Now a junior, Parks sits a top the top returners for 2016 with his personal best of 168'8. We check out the top 50 boys discus throwers in the state!
Three of the four state champions from 2015 return for their senior seasons. Eron Carter (2A), Allen Wiggins (1A), and Macon Rodier (4A) come in with the top three marks as well. Palatka's Carter and Wiggins (pictured above) from the The First Academy have both launched the shot put over 56 feet. Check out the top 50 shot put marks heading into the 2016 season.