Delsea’s Joe Metzger records his 4th shot put PR in the last month!!!

Joe Metzger PR’d again Tuesday, this time bombing the shot 57-5 at the final Rebel Shot Put Series meet at the Bubble.

Metzger, a Delsea senior, took a 54-1 1/4 PR into this indoor season, that coming in a meet at the Bennett Center last February.

He extended it to 54-8 3/4 on Feb. 25, then 55-6 1/4 on March 9 and 56-4 last Tuesday before hitting 57-5 this Tuesday.

That’s four PRs in 26 days.

Metzger placed second to 60-foot thrower Tyler Konopka of Toms River South, who threw 58-10 1/4.

Metzger’s throw puts him at No. 27 in South Jersey history indoors and is No. 8 in Gloucester County history.

Here’s a look at the combined Gloucester County indoor / outdoor list, with each athlete’s best throw:

64-10 ½ … Jon Kalnas [Paulsboro], 1997 [outdoors]
62-10 ¼ … Nick Pulli [West Deptford], 2014 [outdoors]
61-10 ½ … Harry Dilks [Pitman], 1971 [outdoors]
61-6 … Josh Awotunde [Delsea], 2013 [outdoors]
60-11 ½ … Ryan Knight [Delsea], 1996 [outdoors]
59-7 ¾ … Chris Pressley [Woodbury], 2003 [outdoors]
59-3 … Kwabena Keene [Washington Twp.], 2008 [outdoors]
58-9 … Greg Ross [Deptford], 1976 [indoors]
58-8 ¾ … Bill Goldsborough [Delsea], 2018 [indoors]
58-8 ½ … Bob Baylor [Paulsboro], 1965 [outdoors]
58-0 … Shamsiddan Little [Paulsboro], 2013 [outdoors]
57-11 … Kwabena Keene [Washington Twp], 2008 [indoors]
57-9 ½ … Rich Lewis [Williamstown], 1985 [indoors]
57-5 … Joe Metzger [Delea], 2021 [indoors]
56-5 ¼ … Chris Pressley [Woodbury], 2003 [indoors]

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