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Track and field teams continue dominant stretch with wins over Winthrop

Both the boys and the girls track teams remained undefeated after toppling the Winthrop Vikings at home last Thursday. In what was their most dominant effort on the season, the boys won by a score of 50-6, while the girls cruised to a 66-5 win. 

Below is a rundown of how individuals performed in each event. 

Girls high jump

Marblehead faced no competition from Winthrop in the event, but that didn’t stop the athletes from performing well. Keira Sweetnam reached the 5’ mark to earn first, and Ava Machado and Elise Burchfield tied with jumps of 4′ 06″. 

Boys high jump

On the boys side, there was just one competitor, Errol Apostolopoulos, who cleared 5’08” for Marblehead. 

Girls shot put

Marblehead athletes earned the top three spots in the event, with Rachael Albert claiming first with a throw of 25’ 08.5”. Lillian Reddy was a close second with a throw of 25’ 06.75”, and Hannah O’Brien placed third with a distance of 21’ 01”.

Boys shot put 

Alexander Hersey took first on the boys side, throwing for 33’ 04.5” and beating out Winthrop’s second place competitor by nearly three whole feet. Dylan Gilmore (28’ 08.25”) was third for Marblehead, and Anthony Vizy (28’ 0.5.”) finished in a close fourth to Gilmore. 

Girls 50 yd hurdles 

Devin Whalen flew to the top finish of the day for the Magicians with a time of 9.6 seconds. Elise Burchfield ran a time of 10.2 seconds which was good for second place, and Ana Vina de Gamica rounded out Marblehead’s finishers with a time of 12.6 seconds. 

Boys 50 yd hurdles

The boys earned the top three spots in the hurdles and swept the event. Leading the way was Alexander Hersey, who coasted to a time of 8.9 seconds. Errol Apostolopoulos was second, running a 9.4 second time, and Marc Grazado ran a sub-ten second time, coming in at 9.8 seconds. 

Girls 50 yd

In one of the more competitive events on the day, Ava Machado’s 7.7 second finish earned her the top spot, and just edged out teammate Sadie Halpern, who finished with a time of 7.8 seconds. Liv Carlson was the third finisher for Marblehead, running a time of 8.4 seconds. 

Boys 50 yd

In a photo finish, Thomas Carlson beat out Winthrop’s Daniel Guauque for first place, sprinting to a time of 7.2 seconds. Jacob Bobowski was third with a 7.4 second run, and Graydon Waller finished just behind him, also running a 7.4. 

Girls 300m

Charlotte Platt-Miller and Keira Sweetnam were the only two runners for Marblehead in the race, and they both finished first and second respectively. Platt-Miller finished with 

Boys 300m

Jack Burke and Aidan Vizy were the only two runners in the event and they both finished within a half second of each other. Burke crossed the line first with a time of 42.8 seconds, while Vizy came in running a time of 43.1.

Girls 600m

Grace Mortensen and Sofis Grubor took the top two spots in the event, finishing with times of 1:57 and 2:05 respectively. Lauren Zisson was Marblehead’s third finisher, completing the event in 2:28.

Boys 600m

Sebastian Pantzer and Gabriel Bayramian found themselves racing against only each other in this event, with Pantzer (1:35.4) coming out on top by just .01 seconds over Bayramian (1:35.5). 

Girls 1000m

Maya Mahoney and Sienna Velandry battled it out on the track by themselves with Mahoney running to a time of 3:48.7, while Velandry came in right behind at 3:53.8. 

Girls 1-mile

The girls had a great showing in this distance event, led by Kawinthida Merrigan who ran a time of 6:29. Behind her was Piper Morgan, who crossed the line at 6:36. Rounding off Marblehead’s finishers was Anne Simcoe, who finished the event with a time of 7:03. 

Boys 1-mile

Isaac Gross and Ryan Blestowe battled it out by themselves in the event. Gross coasted to a time of 5:08 while Blestowe came in with a time of 5:18.