Newton North continues to accomplish what is unimaginable to most teams, and this time they may have outdone themselves. They scored 20 points in the long jump with four different girls contributing to the total. Most teams would be thrilled to score 20 points in a meet, or have one athlete in the finals of a major division championship. The depth was on display as a bevy of athletes assumed their role within the program for the greater good of the team. The entire situation speaks volumes about the character of the athletes and the trust they have in the coaching staff.
Chuck Martin has compiled every division champion since 1918. Equally impressive to the list itself are the teams that were able to string together multiple consecutive championships. St. John’s put together six in a row from 1957 to 1962. The Newton South girls and Mansfield girls are both sitting on three consecutive championships. Can they make it four this week?
Brockton’s Vanessa Clerveaux was spectacular on Sunday at the Div. 1 Track & Field meet at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. The senior dominated the field in the 55-meter hurdles en route to her third consecutive meet title with a time of 8.05 seconds. (via http://www.enterprisenews.com)
Whether she had to work her way through an early pack of runners, or take an early lead and build on it, Lincoln-Sudbury senior Marika Crowe came up big, easily winning the 1000 and anchoring the 4x800 to victory as the Warriors finished second in the Division 1 State Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center. (via http://www.milforddailynews.com)
James Sullivan's winning time of 4:15.33 last Sunday at the MIAA Division 1 Track & Field Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center was 20 seconds faster than his fastest indoor mile last season, and the sixth-fastest high school indoor mile in the country this season. (via www.lowellsun.com)
The Acton-Boxboro relay team of Dominic Abacherli, Nick Usoff, Eric Nord, and Brian Sommers won the 4 x 400 at yesterday’s MIAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field championship at the Reggie Lewis Center, clinching the meet for the Colonials for the first time in school history. (via Boston.com)
1 Vanessa Clerveaux 12 Brockton 8.05* 10 2 Kayla Wong 12 Newton North 8.25 8 3 Nicole Genard 12 Somerville 8.36 6 4 Melissa Darling 12 Weymouth 8.47 5 5 Melissa Isidor 11 New Bedford 8.56 4 6 Molly McDonough 11 Barnstable 8.97 3 7 Courtney Comeau 10 Andover 9.06 2 8 Liz Pellegrini 12 Doherty 9.19 1
Slide show of 2012 Massachusetts Division 1 state championships long jump competition. Carla Forbes won in a new meet record 19'9
Carla Forbes landed in the forgiving sand, 19 feet, 3 inches from her takeoff point, and realized her leap wasn’t far off the meet record. From there, the Newton North star changed her mindset and the record book in one last sprint down the long jump runway. Forbes stretched to a leap of... (via Boston Herald)
Andover's Maggie Mullins won the 2-mile race in 10:59.56 at the Division 1 state meet and likely will be the No. 1 seed at All-States on Sunday. (via www.eagletribune.com)
Boys Division 1 State 2 mile.
Div 1 state boys 600
Division 1 boys 1000
Division 1 Girls state 600
1 Carla Forbes 11 Newton North 7.21 10 2 Briana Robitaille 11 Attleboro 7.26 8 3 Amanda Henson 10 Barnstable 7.27 6 4 Sima Suon 11 Lowell 7.51 5 5 Fanta Sackor 10 Worcester Te 7.51 4 6 Anisha Trappier 12 Taunton 7.55 3 7.5467 Tulie Finley-Moise 11 Lexington 7.55 2 7.5508 Micaela Soucy 10 Andover 7.61 1
Division 1 state girls 2 mile
Boys Division1 4x400 Relay
Boys Division 1 4x800 Relay
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