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Brookline and Newton North are among the MA teams with US Top 5 Relays vying for a New Balance National Championship!
Final girls XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each state's leaderboard as of December 11th
We picked five for this week's poll. Voting ends Friday at midnight.
Who are the teams and individuals that will make an impact this weekend.
Brookline and Amherst Pelham standouts post fastest times of the day at Saturday's meet. Concord-Carlisle takes boys' varsity team title.
The Southern Maine XC Classic will take place on Saturday
The boys team from Lowell rolled through the Amherst Invitational yesterday out in Western Mass. The defending State Champions left no doubt that they are the best team in the Bay State until someone proves otherwise.
Entering its 20th year, the 2015 Amherst Invitational is shaping up to be one of the finer editions in recent history. Taking place on the rolling grass fields of Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, this meet has always served as a telling early season test for New England runners.
Remember last year when the girls of Lenox put four girls in the top five and won the team title by over 50 points? Well they haven't lost a single member from that squad and we will probably see it play out in very similar fashion this year.
The Bishop Feehan girls squad turned the tables on Hingham as both teams swapped places from 2013. The Bishop Feehan boys were runner up to the Champions from Amherst-Pelham regional High School.
In an experience one has to see to fully comprehend, the Thetford Woods Trail Run is a mudders dream, a mountain climb, followed by a fast descent, on a course that might prepare you for Northfield, but one that you aren't fully prepared for. Amherst and Needham put up two spirited battles on the girls, then the boys, sides, each finishing with the Hurricanes coming out on top of the Rockets, just as they did a few weeks ago on their home course.
The Senior from Amherst High School led her team to vicotory at the Amherst Invitational. Devoney finished third place behind Dennis Yarmouth's Jordan O'Dea and Stella Worters of Shepard Hill. Amherst scored 99 points with an average time of 19:36. Last year Devoney finished 4th at the Western Mass State Meet, and a strong 36th place at the All State finals. Look for both Devoney and her teammates to make a run at a State title as they are very familiar with the hilly course of Northfield Mountain.
Blake Croteau is finally healthy and he has Westfield teammate Tim Dostie to push him. Mel Devoney has made tremendous strides in her second year of running cross country for Amherst. Croteau, Dostie and Devoney were among the local standouts at the 17th annual Amherst Invitational cross country meet Saturday at Hampshire College in Amherst. All placed among the top five. Croteau, who battled illness all last season, finished second in 15:54 in a race won by Colin Bennie of Wachusett in 15:41.
AMHERST – Two years ago, the Amherst Regional girls cross country team failed to win the Western Massachusetts Division I title. It wasn’t so much that the Hurricanes didn’t have a good team or elite runners. It took a very talented and deep Northampton team to end Amherst’s lengthy run. Last season, Amherst was determined to get the title back. The Hurricanes not only reclaimed the title, but went 12-0 during the regular season and won the Valley League North crown. Amherst was also seventh in the state meet held at Boston’s Franklin Park.
At today's MSTCA Hall of Fame induction, the Assocation that drives track and field in Massachusetts inducted four new members into its prestigious Hall of Fame. Created in 1979, the MSTCA Coaches Hall of Fame is home to some of the greatest coaches ever to grab a whistle and clipboard, and couldn't have chosen four more desrving candidates for this honor in 2012.
Amherst Regional High School's Audrey Gould and Chicopee Comprehensive's Alex Niemiec went to the Division II state meet looking to do one thing: win. Winning at the state level isn't easy/ Gould, however, made it look easy, while Niemiec saved his best for last. (via highschoolsports.masslive.com)
With the Pioneer League boys title on the line, in the final indoor track meet of the regular season, Amherst had its best meet of 2011-12, beating Minnechaug Regional and Longmeadow to claim the league banner. (via highschoolsports.masslive.com)
Amherst Regional High School’s Audrey Gould wasn’t overflowing with confidence when she stepped to the starting line with some of the top 2-mile indoor track runners in the state Sunday at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury. (via highschoolsports.masslive.com)
A few teams still sport undefeated records through the halfway point of the Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference indoor track season, but no team has taken that step toward being a clear-cut favorite. (via highschoolsports.masslive.com)
The State Meet is here and the MSTCA has released their weekly poll. Did your team make the list?
Many runners established personal bests on Holyoke Community College’s 3.1-mile course Saturday in the Pioneer Valley Interscholastic Athletic Conference Championships. (via highschoolsports.masslive.com)
Fast times were the order of the day as the PVIAC Championships were moved to Holyoke Community College because of last week's storm. Amherst won both team titles, while Mark Hegarty and Camille Blackman captured the individual crowns.
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Having Edward Cheserek in the field forces some early decisions for the rest of the front pack. Do they attempt to go with him? Do they simply let him go and monitor the next major move from within the chase pack? One thing is certain, you had better be confident in the strategy you choose and commit to it wholeheartedly.
Whitman-Hanson makes a statement by going 1-2-3 in the Division 2 Varsity Girls race at the Bay State Invitational.
41 of the 80 state ranked teams are scheduled to compete at the Bay State Invitational.
Many of the athletes we will see this season did not even race on the varsity level last year, and the coaches that demonstrate the patience to employ a long-term plan will most likely hoist a championship trophy in November. (Photo by Henry Finch)
Multi event athletes rule the class of 2012. (Photo by John Keklak)
Several athletes opted for road races while the future of Massachusetts track and field was on display at the NDA Rt. 228 Invitational.