Falls Church resident and Trinity School at Meadow View senior athlete Noah Thirkill qualified for the VISAA meet in the boys shot put where he advanced out of preliminaries and competed in the finals finishing 9th overall in shot put.
Thirkill was ranked 23rd out of a group of 38 boys going into today’s competition.This meet fielded a group of boys which combined Division 1 and Division 2 schools.
This is different from the outdoor state meet which deciphers divisions.
He threw a personal best today of 40 ft., three inches. This was a five-foot personal best. Noah broke the school record which was 35 ft.
Thurkill will begin practicing for the outdoor season where he throws the shot put, discus and hammer.
Thurkill finished 5th last year in the Division 2 VISAA outdoor discus throw and has a goal to be in the top three this year.