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National high school top stars, best boys performances of the week (June 12-18)

Which high school boys shined the brightest this week?
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Each week, SBLive scours all corners of the country for the top high school performances.

Here are the best boys performances around the country from June 12-18.

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Max Arlich, East Ridge (Minnesota)

Arlich, a junior Texas A&M commit, fired a two-hit shutout as East Ridge captured the Class 4A state title with a 1-0 victory over Rosemount. The left-hander struck out seven and walked two.

Issam Asinga, Montverde Academy (Florida)

Asinga set a new meet record in the 100 at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor with a time of 10.05. The senior recently clocked a 10.02 at the Star Athletics Sprint Series and has four wind-aided sub-10 times this season, including a national-record all-conditions time of 9.83.

Simeon Birnbaum, Stevens (South Dakota)

Birnbaum ran the second-fastest 1,500 time by a high schooler in U.S. history at the Nike Outdoor Nationals, finishing in 3:37.93. Earlier in the week, the Oregon signee won the two-mile race at the Brooks PR Invitational with a nation-leading time of 8:34.10.

Jacob Cookinham, Bishop Stang (Massachusetts)

Cookinham won the shot put competition at the Adidas Outdoor Nationals with a top throw of 66-11.5. The Kansas signee’s mark ranks third in the country this season.

Jack Counsell, Whitefish Bay (Wisconsin)

Counsell, a Michigan signee, had three hits as Whitefish Bay took down Menomonee Falls, 7-5, in eight innings in a Division I quarterfinal. Whitefish Bay went on to capture the state title. Counsell is the son of Milwaukee Brewers manager and former MLB infielder Craig Counsell.

Carter Crum, Central Springs (Iowa)

Crum fired a no-hitter with one walk and four strikeouts in a 4-0 victory over North Butler.

Nathan Cumberbatch, Shorewood (Wisconsin)

Cumberbatch set a new Wisconsin state record in the 800 at the Brooks PR Invitational with a winning time of 1:48.20, the fastest mark in the nation this spring.

Connor Hamrick, Shaler Area (Pennsylvania)

Hamrick went 4 for 5 with four RBIs, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth, as Shaler Area captured the Class 5A state championship with a 9-8 win over Strath Haven.

Andre Korbmacher, Squalicum (Washington)

Korbmacher, a Florida State signee, took gold in the 110 hurdles at the Brooks PR Invitational with a time of 13.40. The senior’s time ranks fifth in the country this season.

Nathan Long, Lakeville North (Minnesota)

Scored back-to-back goals in overtime in the state semifinals and the game-winning goal in overtime of the final to lift Lakeville North to its first state lacrosse title.

Nathaniel Rayan, Scotch Plains-Fanwood (New Jersey)

Rayan set a new PR in the 110 hurdles at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions with a time of 13.42. The Clemson signee’s mark ranks sixth nationally this spring.

Bryce Ruland, Waterford (Wisconsin)

Ruland out-dueled fellow Wisconsinite Ben Smith (Hortonville) to win the shot put competition at the Nike Outdoor Nationals. Ruland placed first with a top throw of 213-9 while Smith took second at 210-4.5. The two juniors have the top marks in the country this year.

Jonathan Simms, Allen (Texas)

Simms, a sophomore, became the 14th Texan high schooler to break the 46-second barrier in the 400 at the Brooks PR Invitational, placing second to national 400 leader Tavon Underwood with a time of 45.90.

Tavon Underwood, Longmont (Colorado)

Underwood placed first in the 400 at the Brooks PR Invitational with a time of 45.78. The senior owns the nation’s best time this season at 45.36.