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 11.10 Kaylin Whitney (East Ridge, Clermont, Florida) Eugene, Oregon 7/05/14
200 22.11(A) Allyson Felix (LA Baptist, North Hills, California) Mexico City, Mexico 5/03/03
  [low-altitude HSR 22.39 Kaylin Whitney (East Ridge, Clermont, California) Eugene, Oregon 7/06/14]
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  9:00.16i Alexa Efraimson (Camas, Washington) Seattle, Washington 2/01/14
2 Miles 9:53.54 Bethan Knights' (Northwood, Irvine, California) Renton, Washington 6/21/14
  [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 12.92 Dior Hall (Washington, Denver, Colorado) Eugene, Oregon 7/27/14
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  1:33.43 Aquinas, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Gainesville, Florida 4/04/14
  (Krystal Sparling, Diamond Spaulding, Narinah Jean-Baptiste, Kendall Ellis)
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 3:50.82 Columbia, Maplewood, New Jersey Greensboro, North Carolina 6/14/14
  (Cheyenne Trigg, Kayla Richardson, Emilie Cowan, Olivia Baker 2:06.95)
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 56.55 Western Branch, Chesapeake, Virginia Greensboro, North Carolina 6/14/14
  (Milan Parks, Irielle Little, Ebony White, Funlayo Oluwole)
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  4.45 | 14-7¼ Desiree Freier (Northwest, Justine, Texas) Eugene, Oregon 7/24/14
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  17.27 | 56-8¼ Raven Saunders (Burke, Charleston, South Carolina) Columbia, South Carolina 4/12/14
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
3000 9:13.57 Aisling Cuffe (Cornwall Central, New Windsor, New York) Greensboro, North Carolina 6/17/11
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
PV 4.35 | 14-3¼ Desiree Freier (Northwest, Justin, Texas) Austin, Texas 3/29/14
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])

July 12, 2015