Nathan Jones update



MNVCGUY

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Thanks for sharing. Will be fun to see what he can do once he gets here.
 

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Texas UIL has track classes from 1A to 6A.

That shot put is very solid (IMO, anything over 60 feet in high school is outstanding). Discus also good.
 








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Good job Mr. Jones......now start eating so you are ready to go to replace BSF after this season when he gets drafted!! :)
 

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For those curious about the details.

He placed 2nd at the Texas UIL 3A state meet yesterday in shot put and discus:



These are in feet and inches (62-09.75 = 62 feet 9.75 inches) and the PR just means that throw was their "personal record".
OK, I'm setting this one up on a tee for someone:

"Oh man, he was so close in shot! If only he had another 2 inches..."
 

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I like guys with a track background.

FWIW, Gopher OL recruit Tony Nelson, (Tracy-Milroy-Balaton) won the Shot in the Hamline Elite Meet with a best throw (& PR) of 64feet, 5-1/2 inches. He is the defending State Class A Champion in the event.

I've seen him play basketball, and he looks like he has bulked up now that hoops is over.
 







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