High School Records—Boys

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 10.01 Jeff Demps (South Lake, Groveland, Florida) Eugene, Oregon 6/28/08
200 20.13 Roy Martin (Roosevelt, Dallas, Texas) Austin, Texas 5/11/85
  20.13 Roy Martin (Roosevelt, Dallas, Texas) Indianapolis, Indiana 6/16/85
400 44.69 Darrell Robinson (Wilson, Tacoma, Washington) Indianapolis, Indiana 7/24/82
800 1:46.45 Michael Granville (Bell Gardens, California) Norwalk, California 5/31/96
1000 2:24.79 Bobby Curtis (St Xavier, Louisville, Kentucky) Raleigh, North Carolina 6/07/03
1500 3:38.26 Alan Webb (South Lakes, Reston, Virginia) Eugene, Oregon 5/27/01
Mile 3:53.43 Alan Webb (South Lakes, Reston, Virginia) Eugene, Oregon 5/27/01
2000 5:18.5 Galen Rupp (Central Catholic, Portland, Oregon) Richmond, British Columbia 6/23/04
Steeple 8:50.1 Jeff Hess (South, Eugene, Oregon) Eugene, Oregon 6/02/79
3000 7:59.83 German Fernandez (Riverbank, California) Greensboro, North Carolina 6/20/08
2 Miles 8:29.46 Lukas Verzbicas (Sandburg, Orland Park, Illinois) Eugene, Oregon 6/04/11
5000 13:37.91 Galen Rupp (Central Catholic, Portland, Oregon) Heusden-Zolder, Belgium 7/31/04
10,000 28:32.7 Rudy Chapa (Hammond, Indiana) Des Moines, Iowa 4/24/76
110 Hurdles 13.08 Wayne Davis (Southeast, Raleigh, North Carolina) Port-of-Spain, Trinidad 7/31/09
Int’l 110H 13.74 Kevin Craddock (Logan, Union City, California) Grosseto, Italy 7/17/04
300 Hurdles 35.02 Reggie Wyatt (La Sierra, Riverside, California) Clovis, California 6/05/09
400 Hurdles 49.38 Kenneth Ferguson (Mumford, Detroit, Michigan) Kingston, Jamaica 7/19/02
Relay Events
4 x 100 39.76 Wyatt, Ft. Worth, Texas Austin, Texas 5/16/98
  (Milton Wesley, Monte Clopton, Michael Franklin, DeMario Wesley)
4 x 200 1:23.31 Wyatt, Ft. Worth, Texas Winter Park, Florida 5/30/98
  (Milton Wesley, Montie Clopton, Michael Franklin, DeMario Wesley)
4 x 400 3:07.40 Hawthorne, California Austin, Texas 4/06/85
  (Mike Marsh 47.9, Michael Graham 47.8, Sean Kelly 47.2, Henry Thomas 44.5)
4 x 800 7:28.75 Poly, Long Beach, California Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/29/11
  (Christopher Hall 1:53.00, Christian Penn 1:52.29, Aaron Harris 1:55.27, Myles Andrews 1:47.71)
4 x 1500 16:03.7 South, Eugene, Oregon Eugene, Oregon 4/30/82
  (Eric Mason 4:05.6, John Chambers 4:05.1, Will Kimball 3:58.5, Matt McGuirk 3:54.5)
4 x Mile 17:06.6 South, Eugene, Oregon Eugene, Oregon 5/07/76
  (Dirk Lakeman 4:16.9, Chris Nielsen 4:19.7, Bill McChesney 4:11.8, John Gustafson 4:18.2)
800 Medley 1:28.20 New Bern, North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina 6/20/09
  (Daishawn Styron, Fuquawn Greene, Andrew Hendrix, Anthony Hendrix 46.39)
Sprint Medley 3:19.58 New Bern, North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina 3/27/09
  (Fuquawn Greene 21.5, Miles Sparks 21.8, Andrew Hendrix 46.6, Anthony Hendrix 1:49.7)
Distance Medley 9:49.78 South Lakes, Reston, Virginia Raleigh, North Carolina 6/17/01
  (Richard Smith 3:03.2, Justin Smyser 50.2, Kanda Karmo 1:56.6, Alan Webb 3:59.80)
4 x 110H 56.32 Westside, Anderson, South Carolina Willingboro, New Jersey 5/17/04
  (Dennis Martin 13.9, Brandon Brown 13.8, Martez Brown 14.2, Mauricus Brown 14.4)
Field Events
High Jump 2.31 | 7-7 Andra Manson (Brenham, Texas) Kingston, Jamaica 7/18/02
Pole Vault 5.57 | 18-3½ Shawn Barber’ (Park, Kingwood, Texas) Humble, Texas 8/04/12
  [mark measured in English; the conversion from a metric 5.57 is actually 18-3¼]
Long Jump 8.18 | 26-10 Marquis Goodwin (Rowlett, Texas) Eugene, Oregon 6/27/09
Triple Jump 16.72 | 54-10¼ Kenny Hall (Tara, Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Eugene, Oregon 7/29/04
Shot 24.77 | 81-3½ Michael Carter (Jefferson, Dallas, Texas) Sacramento, California 6/16/79
Jr SP 20.65 | 67-9 Michael Carter (Jefferson, Dallas, Texas) Boston, Massachussets 7/04/79
Int’l SP 20.65 | 67-9 Michael Carter (Jefferson, Dallas, Texas) Boston, Massachussets 7/04/79
Discus 72.40 | 237-6 Ryan Crouser (Barlow, Gresham, Oregon) Portland, Oregon 7/9/11
Jr DT 62.26 | 204-3 Mason Finley (Buena Vista, Colorado) Eugene, Oregon 6/27/09
Int’l DT 61.38 | 201-4 Gregg Hart (Homestead, Ft Wayne, Indiana) Indianapolis, Indiana 7/18/90
Hammer  79.38 | 260-5 Rudy Winkler (Averill Park, New York) West Point, New York 7/02/13
Jr HT  75.91 | 249-0 Rudy Winkler (Averill Park, New York) West Point, New York 7/02/13
Int’l HT 66.92 | 219-7 Conor McCullough (Chaminade, West Hills, California) Chula Vista, California 7/22/09
Javelin 77.84 | 255-4 Sam Crouser (Gresham, Oregon) Portland, Oregon 6/12/10
Multi Events
Decathlon 8035(A) Gunnar Nixon (Santa Fe, Edmond, Oklahoma) Albuquerque, New Mexico 6/2-3/11
  (10.89, 7.45/24-5½w, 15.21/49-11, 2.15/7-½, 49.66 [4143],
  14.16, 43.32/142-1/, 4.55/14-11, 53.46/175-5, 5:01.74 [3892])
Jr Dec 7748 Gunnar Nixon (Santa Fe, Edmond, Oklahoma) Eugene, Oregon 6/23-24/11
  (11.03,7.30/23-11½, 13.09/42-11½, 2.14/7-¼, 49.35 [4192],
  14.39, 41.75/136-11, 4.15/13-7¼, 51.81/169-11, 4:43.68 [3556])
Int’l Dec 7524 Gunnar Nixon (Santa Fe, Edmond, Oklahoma) Arcadia, California 4/08-09/11
  (11.06, 7.14/23-5¼, 12.14/39-10, 2.02/6-7½, 48.37 [4022],
  14.60, 35.38/116-1, 4.40/14-5¼, 52.00/170-7, 4:39.64 [3502])
Road Events
10K Walk 41:23.14 Tyler Sorensen (Torrey Pines, California)) Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France 7/09/11
Marathon 2:23:05 Clancy Devery (South, Salem, Oregon) Seaside, Oregon 2/26/77

Best Marks in HS-Only Competition

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

100 10.15 Henry Neal (Greenville, Texas) Austin, Texas 5/12/90
400 45.19 Aldrich Bailey (Timberview, Arlington, Texas) Lubbock, Texas 4/28/12
1500 3:44.0 Jim Ryun (East, Wichita, Kansas) Wichita, Kansas 5/15/65
Mile 3:58.3 Jim Ryun (East, Wichita, Kansas) Wichita, Kansas 5/15/65
2M 8:34.40 German Fernandez (Riverbank, California) Greensboro, North Carolina 6/20/08
St 9:02.56 Noel Bateman (Aquinas, Rochester, New York) Canton, New York 6/10/06
5000 13:55.96 Chris Derrick (Neuqua Valley, Naperville, Illinois) Arcadia, California 4/12/08
10,000 31:25.4 Dan Garrett (Central, Clarence, New York) Syracuse, New York 8/11/83
110 Hurdles 13.30 Chris Nelloms (Dunbar, Dayton, Ohio) Dayton, Ohio 5/26/90
Int’l 110H 14.39 Arthur Blake (Haines City, Florida) Winter Park, Florida 5/26/84
400 Hurdles 49.56 Robert Griffin (Copperas Cove, Texas) Knoxville, Tennessee 8/01/07
Sprint Medley 3:21.1 Berkeley, California Sacramento, California 4/25/81
  (Charles Clewis 21.8, Walter Murray 21.1, Kenny Robinson 47.5, Pete Richardson 1:50.7)
HJ 2.29 | 7-6 Dothel Edwards (Cedar Shoals, Athens, Georgia) Athens, Georgia 7/09/83
LJ 8.06 | 26-6 Carl Lewis (Willingboro, New Jersey) Naperville, Illinois 6/09/79
Int’l SP 20.21 |66-4 Michael Carter (Jefferson, Dallas, Texas) Abilene, Texas 5/05/79
Int’l DT 54.96 |180-4 Charles Moye (Ellet, Akron, Ohio) Kent, Ohio 6/13/87
Jr HT 71.63 | 235-0 Walter Henning (St Anthony’s, S Huntington, New York) Providence, Rhode Island 4/07/07
Int’l HT 56.46 | 185-3 Adam Connolly (Springbrook, Silver Spring, Maryland) Raleigh, North Carolina 6/19/94
Jr Dec 7524 Gunnar Nixon (Santa Fe, Edmond, Oklahoma) Arcadia, California 4/08-09/11
  (11.06, 7.14/23-5¼, 12.14/39-10, 2.02/6-7½, 48.37 [4022],
  14.60, 35.38/116-1, 4.40/14-5¼, 52.00/170-7, 4:39.64 [3502])

April 12, 2014