dad Phill, worryin' a bit --
Toni worries, and waits to throw
... a few encouraging words from her coach ...
and now .... lucky socks, do your stuff!!!
EEEEEEE ---YYYAAAAAAAA !!!!!
and the measure of this one ...
it starts to soak in -- I mighta WON this thing!!!
can I throw farther???
even mom JoRenae's hair is worried
again, the set, and push --
spin and throw ...
going, going , going ........
measure , measure ...
WOW !!!! 43-9!!!
relief, and ... relief ...
MOM is HAPPY !!!!! HAPPY, and proud....
Uncle Don watches, amazed, too....
Aunt Joleyn (left) and Granma Joy hang on the fence, .............
the Measure Man ---
Toni's competitor throws ---
Toni readies one last throw -- already the winner, but trying for more
no more worry --- just heave that sucker!!
the judge watches Toni's feet --- go, lucky socks!!
AAARRRR---GGGGHHH -- and look at the face of the little girl, right!!
GO, ROCKETball, GOOOO!!!
and now the congrats ---- wooooo!
mom JoRenae runs to the throng ...
some very happy coaches ---
Toni's friend, Nia (left) who also threw at State, beams ---
Toni spots her dad, coming ..
friends from school congratulate ---
Nia and her bud - thrower Toni ..
... and here is dad Phill....
happy tears, pop -- goood !!
... and off to officially enter the score, and weigh the shot, and so on ---
aaaannnd -- the numbers!!
Nia and Coach --
the medals presentation --
a Toni pic -- the medals ---