Banner Day For Several At Eastern Division 3 Meet

Milton's Elise O'Leary ran a state best in the 400m at Sunday's meet.

It was a banner day for several athletes at the Eastern Division 3 Championships, held Sunday in Burlington.

In the girls' competition, three state best were established in the five-plus hour meet.

Milton's Elise O'Leary held off Plymouth-North's Caitlin Haley to win the 400-meter dash in a state-leading 56.85 seconds. Haley secured runner-up honors with a 57.53 clocking.

Tewksbury's Lauren Polimeno beat the field in the 400m hurdles where she ran a No. 1 of 1:03.26.

Chloe Eressy of Dennis Yarmouth heaved the discus a distance of 126 feet, 2 inches, tops in MA.

Other highlights included:

  • Tewksbury's Rachel Sessa captured the mile and the 800m. She was timed in 5:03.17 for the mile and a quality 2:14.17 for the two-lapper.
  • Dracut's Mikaylah Schwartz and D-Y's Eressy both exceeded 40 feet in the shot with tosses of 40-5 and 40-3.5, respectively.
  • Foxboro's Shraeya Srinvason continued her strong season in the triple jump with a leap of 39-11.75.
  • Milton's Smith Charles leaped 23-6.75 in the long jump. He also took care of both sprint events, taking the 100m in 11.02 and the 200m in 22.03.
  • Melrose Kevin Wheelock beat the field in the two mile with a time of 9:26.33.
  • Wakefield Memorial won a tight race in the 4x800m where the top 3 teams were separated by less than two seconds. Wakefield was timed in 8:12.96. Pembroke finished second in 8:13.04 and Melrose secured third at 8:14.87.
  • Burlington's Fernando Lamin cleared a PB of 6-8 in the high jump.


Meet Results

Girls Highlights

Boys Highlights