2015 Pan American Junior Championships Results

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August 3, 2015

Editor’s Note: Distance results are below. Meet website with full results and splits in the distance events is here.

Pan American Junior Championships
Edmonton, AB, CAN; July 31 - August 2
Summary of Middle & Long Distance Events
   NOTE: Team USA dominated here. The USA won 9 of 10 distance gold medals on offer, and had 18 medals in the endurance events (each team is allowed two entries per event, so they were just two medals shy of the maximum). We've provided some analysis below --Asst. Ed.
 
MEN - 
800m:
Final (02) - 
  NOTE: Carlton Orange, the 2015 USA junior champion, kicked off the distance action on the final day of competition with another gold for Team USA --Asst. Ed.

 1. Carlton Orange            97 United States          1:48.06  Gold
 2. Robert Heppenstall        97 Canada                 1:48.70  Silver
 3. Robert Ford               96 United States          1:48.90  Bronze
 4. Pedro Roberto Palma       96 Brazil                 1:49.98
 5. Andres Gonzalez           96 Puerto Rico            1:51.47
 6. Shane Dillon              97 Canada                 1:51.64
 7. Luiz Fernando Pires       98 Brazil                 1:55.01
 8. Devaughn Smith            96 Jamaica                1:55.30

Prelims (01):
Heat 1 -
 1. Carlton Orange            97 United States          1:50.65Q  
 2. Shane Dillon              97 Canada                 1:50.87Q  
 3. Pedro Roberto Palma       96 Brazil                 1:51.03Q  
 4. Devaughn Smith            96 Jamaica                1:52.62q  
 5. Gairy Springer            96 Guyana                 1:55.97   
 6. Malique Smith             97 Virgin Islands         2:00.50   

Heat 2 -
 1. Luiz Pires                98 Brazil                 1:50.08Q  
 2. Robert Heppenstall        97 Canada                 1:50.09Q  
 3. Andres Gonzalez           96 Puerto Rico            1:50.25Q  
 4. Robert Ford               96 United States          1:50.42q  
 5. Josue Fernandez           96 Colombia               1:55.40   
 6. Tahj Lewis                97 Cayman Islands         1:58.32   

1500m (01):
  NOTE: This discipline belonged to the Americans, as Blake Haney and Brandon Pollard went one-two in a tactical race. Haney, a rising sophomore at Oregon, prevailed in 3:56.49 --Asst. Ed.

 1. Blake Haney               96 United States          3:56.49  Gold
 2. Brandon Pollard           96 United States          3:56.51  Silver
 3. Rodrigo Silva             97 Brazil                 3:56.73  Bronze
 4. Braydon Rennie            97 Canada                 3:56.78 
 5. Daniel Nascimento         98 Brazil                 3:59.64 PB
 6. Jose Maria Martinez Mera  96 Mexico                 4:00.06   
 7. Fabian Zayas              96 Puerto Rico            4:00.22 
 8. Santiago Andrey Peña Rub  96 Colombia               4:00.26  
 9. Ivan David Moreno Villam  97 Colombia               4:09.21  
10. Alexander James           96 Canada                 4:09.82 

5000m (31):
  NOTE: A late move gave Matthew Maton the advantage up front, leading over Oklahoma State's Cerake Geberkidane. Maton closed in 61.4 seconds for his last 400m, according to Dyestat.com, winning convincingly in 14:20.58 --Asst. Ed.

 1. Matthew Maton             96 United States         14:20.58 PB  Gold
 2. Cerake Geberkidane        96 United States         14:28.45 PB  Silver
 3. Daniel Nascimento         98 Brazil                14:31.81 PB  Bronze
 4. Vidal Basco               96 Bolivia               14:39.73 NJR/PB
 5. Reyner Paucara            96 Peru                  14:55.13 
 6. Jose Maria Martinez Mera  96 Mexico                15:00.91
 7. John Gay                  96 Canada                15:02.70  
 8. Royden Radowits           96 Canada                15:06.68  
 9. Sergio Raez               97 Peru                  15:16.99 
10. Santiago Andrey Peña Rub  96 Colombia              15:23.53 
11. Thaleetio Green           96 Jamaica               16:15.34
12. Shemar Salmon             98 Jamaica               17:42.29 

10,000m (01):
  NOTE: Connor Hendrickson ran over a minute faster than his performance at the USA Junior Championships (31:53.10), giving the United States another distance gold --Asst. Ed.

 1. Connor Hendrickson        96 United States         30:46.66 PB  Gold
 2. Vidal Basco               96 Bolivia               30:50.08 PB  Silver 
 3. Chase Weaverling          96 United States         30:53.13     Bronze
 4. Cristopher Escamilla Cru  97 Mexico                30:53.37 PB 
 5. Ehab El-Sandali           97 Canada                31:39.64 
 6. Catrileo Hugo             97 Chile                 33:03.70  
DNF-- Gustavo Souza           96 Brazil 

3000m S/C (02):
  NOTE: Bailey Roth is coached by James Li and attends the University of Arizona. He won with ease --Asst. Ed.
 1. Bailey Roth               96 United States          9:02.45  Gold
 2. Nicolas Antonio Silva     97 Brazil                 9:13.44  Silver
 3. Tyler Ranke               96 United States          9:16.44  Bronze
 4. Caleb Dejong              96 Canada                 9:17.35 
 5. John Gay                  96 Canada                 9:22.12 
 6. Luis Medina               96 Puerto Rico            9:28.99 
 7. Anderson Ferreira         97 Brazil                 9:30.28 
 8. Marcelo Pretel Riobo      96 Colombia               9:35.78 
 9. Sergio Raez               97 Peru                   9:37.43 
10. Cesar Enrique Peraza Rod  97 El Salvador            9:41.54 
11. Thaleetio Green           96 Jamaica               10:05.35

WOMEN - 
800m (01):
   NOTE: By far the heavy favorite here, Oregon's Raevyn Rogers cruised to the win in a pedestrian 2:04.62. Rogers has dipped under the two minute barrier, and won the NCAA and USA Junior Outdoor titles --Asst. Ed.

 1. Raevyn Rogers             96 United States          2:04.62     Gold
 2. Priscilla Morales         96 Puerto Rico            2:08.46 PB  Silver
 3. Evelyne Guay              96 Canada                 2:08.52     Bronze
 4. Erinn Stenman-Fahey       97 Canada                 2:09.42
 5. Ruby Stauber              97 United States          2:11.62
 6. Liliane Mariano           96 Brazil                 2:12.36
 7. Eliana Chavez Valencia    97 Colombia               2:20.99
 8. Andrea Foster             96 Guyana                 2:24.32

1500m (02):
  NOTE: Kate Murphy --a rising junior in high school from Virginia-- exploded onto the national scene this year and continued her improvement with a gold medal winning performance here --Asst. Ed.

 1. Kate Murphy               99 United States          4:21.36  Gold
 2. Arlety Thaureaux Guevara  97 Cuba                   4:22.79  Silver
 3. Sarah Feeny               96 United States          4:23.21  Bronze
 4. Alondra Negron            98 Puerto Rico            4:30.87 
 5. Alexandra Lucki           96 Canada                 4:32.83 
 6. Nicole Hutchinson         97 Canada                 4:42.83 
 7. Liliane Mariano           96 Brazil                 4:48.58 
 8. Lina Martiza Pantoja Hid  96 Colombia               4:50.95
 9. Andrea Foster             96 Guyana                 4:58.19

3000m (31):
  NOTE: Harvard-bound Erin Dietz went wire to wire in front, winning in 9:37.51 --Asst. Ed.

 1. Erin Dietz                97 United States          9:37.51     Gold
 2. Mirelle Martens           96 Canada                 9:41.20 PB  Silver
 3. Saida Meneses             97 Peru                   9:43.91 PB  Bronze
 4. Anne-Marie Comeau         96 Canada                 9:50.35 PB
 5. Sheyla Paucar             97 Peru                  10:29.90  

5000m (01):
  NOTE: Texas's Rachael Reddy set a meet record and personal best to win gold over 12 and a half laps. North Carolina's Caroline Alcorta was third --Asst. Ed.

 1. Rachael Reddy             96 United States         16:23.35 CR/PB* Gold
 2. Anne-Marie Comeau         96 Canada                16:35.38 PB     Silver
 3. Caroline Alcorta          96 United States         16:48.48        Bronze
 4. Saida Meneses             97 Peru                  17:03.11  
 5. Ariadna Abigail Rivera    97 Mexico                17:10.63 PB
 6. Lina Martiza Pantoja Hid  96 Colombia              17:40.40 
 7. Aurelie Dube-Lavoie       96 Canada                17:48.70
*Championships Record; previous 16:34.59, Yaremis Torres, Cuba, 1997

3000m S/C (01):
  NOTE: The first distance event gold medal awarded to a country other than the United States.  It went to Canada's Charlotte Prouse who won going away --Asst. Ed.

 1. Charlotte Prouse          97 Canada                10:12.44 PB  Gold
 2. Hannah Christen           96 United States         10:24.32 PB  Silver
 3. Alexandra Harris          99 United States         10:31.79 PB  Bronze
 4. Carolina Lozano           96 Argentina Republic    10:35.73 
 5. Jessy Lacourse            97 Canada                10:41.24 SB
 6. Kathrine Ruth Tisalema    96 Ecuador               10:45.21 NJR/PB
DQ-- Erika Mariela Pilicita   98 Ecuador              [Rule 142.4a]

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