High School Records—Girls

High School Records are those ratified by the T&FN Records Committee

We consider the season to go through August 31 of an athlete's senior year, but we have appended a section noting the best marks made in high school-only competition.

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Track Events
100 11.11 Angela Williams (Chino, California) Edwardsville, Illinois 6/26/98
200 22.11(A) Allyson Felix (LA Baptist, North Hills, California) Mexico City, Mexico 5/03/03
  [low-altitude HSR 22.51 Allyson Felix (LA Baptist, North Hills, California) Walnut, California 4/19/03)
400 50.69 Sanya Richards (Aquinas, Ft Lauderdale, Florida) Stanford, California 6/22/02
800  1:59.51 Mary Cain (Bronxville, New York) Eugene, Oregon 6/01/13
1500  4:04.62 Mary Cain (Bronxville, New York) Eagle Rock, California 5/17/13
Mile 4:35.24 Polly Plumer (University, Irvine, California) Westwood, California 5/16/82
  [T&FN does not recognize the 1600 as a record event; Christine Babcock’s 4:33.86 in that event is worth 4:35.41 for a mile)
Steeple 10:00.72 Brianna Nerud (North Shore, Glen Head, New York) Barcelona, Spain 7/12/12
2000 St 6:29.20 Maddie Meyers (Northwest, Seattle, Washington) Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France 7/10/11
3000  9:02.10i Mary Cain (Bronxville, New York) Seattle, Washington 1/12/13
  9:00.61ip Alexa Efraimson (Camas, Washington) Seattle, Washington 2/01/14
2 Miles 9:54.22 Aisling Cuffe (Cornwall Central, New Windsor, New York) Greensboro, North Carolina 6/17/11
  [T&FN does not recognize the 3200 as a record event; Kim Mortensen’s 9:48.59 converts to 9:52.01, markedly superior to the best 2M]
5000  15:45.46 Mary Cain (Bronxville, New York Portland, Oregon 6/08/13
10,000 32:52.5 Mary Shea (Gibbons, Raleigh, North Carolina) Walnut, California 6/15/79
100 Hurdles 12.95 Candy Young (Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania) Walnut, California 6/16/79
300 Hurdles 39.98 Lashinda Demus (Wilson, Long Beach, California) Norwalk, California 5/19/01
400 Hurdles 55.20 Leslie Maxie (Mills, Millbrae, California) San José, California 6/09/84
Relay Events
4 x 100 44.50 Poly, Long Beach, California Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/23/04
  (Shana Solomon, Jasmine Lee, Chanda Picott, Shalonda Solomon)
4 x 200 1:33.87 Poly, Long Beach, California Arcadia, California 4/09/04
  (Shana Solomon 24.2, Jasmine Lee 23.3, Shana Woods 23.4, Shalonda Solomon 23.0)
4 x 400 3:35.49 Poly, Long Beach, California Sacramento, California 6/05/04
  (Shana Woods 55.7, DeShanta Harris 55.6, Jasmine Lee 52.6, Shalonda Solomon 51.6)
4 x 800 8:43.12 Roosevelt, Greenbelt, Maryland Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/25/08
  (Dominique Lockhart 2:13.0, Amirah Johnson 2:08.6, Brittany Ogunomokun 2:11.9, Tasha Stanley 2:09.6)
4 x 1500 18:52.5 University, Irvine, California Walnut, California 4/23/82
  (Laura Sauerwein 4:48.7, Polly Plumer 4:28.1, Judy McLaughlin 4:55.7, Teresa Barrios 4:40.5)
4 x Mile 19:56.75 Suffern, New York New Rochelle, New York 6/04/06
  (Christy Goldman 5:08.7, Shelby Greany 5:01.8, Caroline Heidt 4:52.3, Kara McKenna 4:53.9)
800 Medley 1:38.73 Poly, Long Beach, California Arcadia, California 4/11/03
  (Shana Solomon, Dominique Dorsey, Jasmine Lee, Shalonda Solomon 51.4)
Sprint Medley 3:51.90 Roosevelt, Greenbelt, Maryland Greensboro,
North Carolina
6/16/07
  (Afia Charles, Doris Anyanwu, Takecia Jameson, Marika Walker 2:06.7)
Distance Medley 11:22.23 Harvard-Westlake, Studio City, California Greensboro,
North Carolina
6/18/11
  (Amy Weissenbach 3:24.85, K.C. Cord 58.45, Lauren Hansson 2:13.70, Cami Chapus 4:45.23)
4 x 100H 57.49 North, Riverside, California Arcadia, California 4/11/03
  (Gayle Hunter, Dominique Manning, Lili Calhoun, Ashlee Brown)
  57.17p Vacaville, California Arcadia, California 4/11/14
  (Nia Vance, Jurnee Woodward, Patteriana Perry, Daria Cook)
Field Events
High Jump 1.93 | 6-4 Amy Acuff (Calallen, Corpus Christi, Texas) Innsbruck, Austria 8/28/93
  1.93 | 6-4 Toni Young (Del City, Oklahoma) Edmond, Oklahoma 4/24/09
Pole Vault 4.34 | 14-2¾ Morgann LeLeux (Catholic, New Iberia, Louisiana) Lafayette, Louisiana 4/27/11
Long Jump 6.78 | 22-3 Kathy McMillan (Hoke, Raeford, North Carolina) Westwood, California 6/12/76
Triple Jump 13.71 | 44-11¾ Brittany Daniels (West, Tracy, California) College Station, Texas 6/27/04
Shot 16.73 | 54-10¾ Michelle Carter (Red Oak, Texas) Austin, Texas 5/10/03
Discus 60.59 | 198-9 Shelbi Vaughan (Legacy, Mansfield, Texas) Bloomington, Indiana 6/15/12
Hammer 65.32 | 214-4 Shelby Ashe (St Pius X, Atlanta, Georgia) Marietta, Georgia 6/15/10
Javelin 55.22 | 181-2 Haley Crouser (Gresham, Oregon) Beaverton, Oregon 4/13/12
Multi Event
Heptathlon 5578 Kendell Williams (Kell, Marietta, Georgia) Barcelona, Spain 7/12-13/12
  (13.74, 1.81/5-11¼, 10.70/35‑1¼, 24.94, 6.11/20-½ w, 30.48/100-0, 2:26.60)
Road Event
Marathon 2:34:24 Cathy Schiro (Dover, New Hampshire) Olympia, Washington 5/12/84

Best Marks in HS-Only Competition

(if an event is not listed here, then the main record was in HS competition)

100 11.14 Marion Jones (Thousand Oaks, California) Norwalk, California 6/06/92
200 22.52 Allyson Felix (LA Baptist, North Hills, California) Norwalk, California 6/07/03
400 50.74 Monique Henderson (Morse, San Diego, California) Norwalk, California 6/03/00
800 2:02.04 Amy Weissenbach (Harvard-Westlake, Studio City, California)) Clovis, California 6/04/11
1500 4:16.52 Mary Cain (Bronxville, New York) White Plains, New York 6/01/12
Mile 4:35.42+ Christine Babcock (Woodbridge, Irvine, California) Norwalk, California 5/31/08
5000 15:55.94 Wesley Frazier (Ravenscroft, Raleigh, North Carolina) Greensboro, North Carolina 6/14/13
100 Hurdles 13.03 Vashti Thomas (Mt Pleasant, San José, California) Sacramento, California 6/02/07
400 Hurdles 55.96 Ebony Collins (Wilson, Long Beach, California) ’05 Marrakech, Morocco 7/19/05
LJ 6.75 | 22-1¾ Kathy McMillan (Hoke, Raeford, North Carolina) Knoxville, Tennessee 4/24/76
TJ 13.46 | 44-2¼ Ychlindria Spears (Luling, Texas) Austin, Texas 5/12/01
JT 53.77 | 176-5 Rachel Yurkovich (Newberg, Oregon) Eugene, Oregon 4/30/05
Hept 5383(A) Kendell Williams (Kell, Marietta, Georgia) Albuquerque, New Mexico 5/31-6/01/12
  (13.73, 1.85/6-¾, 9.61/31-6½, 24.79 [3468], 6.18/20-3½, 23.10/75-9, 2:32.41 [1915])

Feb 20, 2014