Mount Anthony boys 2nd, girls 3rd at Rutland meet

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RUTLAND — The Burr and Burton, Arlington and Mount Anthony track and field teams made the trip to Rutland Tuesday afternoon for a meet at Alumni Field Track.

Mount Anthony finished second on the boys side with 136 points, while its girls team was third with 110. BBA's girls were second with 139 points and its boys took fourth with 76 points.

Arlington boys and girls both took seventh on their respective sides.

Starting with the boys side, MAU's Gavin Johnson won the 100m race with an 11.69 second time, with his teammate Andrew Ponessi finishing second in 12 seconds and Austin Martinka taking fifth. BBA freshman Mason Cox took 10th in the race.

In the 200m, the Patriots' Jack Haynes was first with a time of 24.22. The Bulldogs had a strong effort in the 400m with two top-five finishers. Sean Foley was second with a time of 58.44 and Cox was sixth in the race. Arlington's Noah Diedrich was eighth and BBA's Giles Collins was 10th.

In 800m, MAU's Evan Page was second with a time of 2:05.02, with teammate Ponessi in sixth. Eagles' Dominic Whalen took seventh and the Bulldogs' Jason Perkins was eighth.

In the 1500m and 3000m, there were two local top-five finishers in each race. The Patriot's Asa Burrows-Crane was third and Whalen was fourth in the 1500 and Arlington's Fausto Pinto Cabrera was second and Foley was fourth in the 3000.

BBA's Will Fox finished the 110m hurdles in 18.5 seconds to finish second, while Arlington's Chase Hoyt, MAU's Josiah Durfee and the Bulldogs' Kole Blanchard rounded out the top five.

Durfee was third in the 300m hurdles, while BBA's Henry Putney took fourth.

MAU's team of Johnson, Martinka, Haynes and David Chorlton picked up the win in the 4x100 relay with a time of 46.49 seconds, while BBA's team of Fox, Cox, Andrew Toussaint and Jessie Miller was third.

MAU also won the 4x400 relay with its team of Page, Burrows-Crane, Brendon Bossong and Brooks Robson.

Johnson took home the win in the shot put with a toss of 39 feet, 4 inches. The Bulldogs' Will Frank was in second with a throw of 37 feet, 2 inches. MAU's Isaiah Brunache was third.

Frank dominated in the discus throw with a toss of 141 feet, which was almost 34 feet farther than the second-place throw. Johnson was fourth in the event.

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MAU's Tristen Shays was fifth in the javelin, while teammate Anthony Williams tied for first in the high jump. Fox was third in that even, while the Patriots' Dan Davis was fifth.

Robson was fifth in the long jump and Arlington's Will Moore was sixth in that event.

Moving to the girls side, MAU's Jordan Mattison was sixth in the 100m, while teammate Sadie Korzec took seventh. BBA's Sophie Canon and Olivia Brand were ninth and 10th respectively.

The Bulldogs' Mia Grigsby finished the 200m in 29.45 seconds, good for fourth place.

The Patriots' Sarah Umphlett picked up a win in the 400m with a time of 1:06.27. BBA's Rebecca Leili was third, while Canon was fourth.

In the 800m, the Bulldogs' Emma Tschaikowsky was fourth, while MAU's Zoe Palisano was seventh. In the 1500, Arlington's Emily Calder was fifth and BBA's Lily Spencer was sixth.

In the 3000m, the Bulldogs' Livia Barclay was third with a time of 12:57.24, while MAU's Emma Salem was second in the 100m hurdles with a time of 18.13 seconds.

The Patriots's team of Umphlett, Palisano, Korzec and Chayla Greenslet won the 4x400 relay with time of 5:01.96 and the BBA group of Barclay, Rowan Russell, Sophie Granger and Molly Murphy-Majory won the 4x800 in 12:42.77.

Arlington's Gillian Calkins was second in the shot put with a toss of 25 feet, 0.75 inches. MAU's Alison Simmons and Abbygail Mattison were third and sixth respectively.

BBA's Lilly Williams was first in the discus with a throw of 75 feet. Teammate Amelia Kennedy was second with 73 feet, 8 inches. Calkins was third in the event for Arlington.

The Bulldogs' Amelia Kennedy was first in the javelin with a throw of 73 feet, 6 inches. Simmons and Jordan Mattison were third and fifth respectively.

Jordan Mattison and Emma Salem both had high jumps of 4 feet, 6 inches for top marks in that event. MAU's River Scoggins was third, Arlington's Lilah Ward was fourth and BBA's Lily Cole was fifth.

Cole was first in triple jump and second in long jump as well.


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