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HKHS Nationals Results: Kedarjah Lewis Long Jump; Eamon Sweeney Decathlon

Editorial Staff.

Eamon Sweeney and Kedarjah Lewis, both recent graduates of Haddam Killingworth High School are All-Americans. The National Scholastic Athletics Foundation (NSAF) is hosting the Outdoor Nationals, presented by Nike from June 30 to July 3, 2021 at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon this year. Six of our athletes are attending.

Eamon Sweeney placed 6th in the nation for the Decathlon with 6445 points after competing on Wednesday and Thursday. Breakdown of events below:

Lewis (l), Sweeney (r)
  • 100m dash — 6th place 11.33
  • Long Jump — 12th place 6.22m
  • Shotput — 7th place 12.9m
  • High Jump — 7th place 1.78m
  • 400m Run — 9th place 51.73
  • 110m Hurdles — 4th place 14.77
  • Discus — 4th place 38.85m
  • Pole Vault — 17th place 2.95m (Note: According to our reporter Phil Devlin, Eamon separated his right shoulder during this event, and had it taped for the last two events)
  • Javelin — 3rd place 47.69m
  • 1500m Run — 13th place 4:53.89

Kedarjah Lewis jumped on Thursday. She placed 5th in the nation in the Long Jump. Her best jump was 5.86m (just over 19’2″). She missed 4th place by .01 meter, according to Phil Devlin. “She earned All-American status after only two years of being in Track!” said Phil.

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 3, the Boys Sprint Medley Relay will take place at 5:15 p.m. ET (Heat 8: HKHS athletes Jon Kowal, Kevin Cavrell, Eamon Sweeney, and Max Cozean), and the 800 run will take place at 9:00 p.m. ET (Heat 5: HKHS athlete Matt Jennings).

Photos by Kevin Cavrell.

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