Boys track team races past Medford

The Everett High boys track team rolled to a pair of impressive victories this past week, defeating GBL rival Medford on Monday and St. Mary’s of Lynn, a non league rival, last Wednesday.

A number of Coach Shelanda Irish’s squad turned in multiple strong performances to key the 96-27 runaway (no pun intended) over Medford.

Stanley LaForest enjoyed a banner day with firsts in the triple jump with a landing of 38-7, a personal record (PR), and the high jump with a leap of 5-4. Stanley also added a third in the 200 dash in 25.2 to finish with 11 points on the day.

Ricky Perez completed a nice double scoring performance with a first place in the two mile in 12:16 and then a second in the mile in a PR time of 5:21.1.

Other Crimson Tide who turned in first place finishes were: Nick D’Angelo in the 100 dash in 11.9, a PR; Ivan Velev in the 800 in 2:20.8; Pete DuPerier in the 400 in 54.1; Ian Syblis in the 200 dash in 23.2; Ken Bailey with a shotput toss of 41-11.5; Dexter Dowe with a throw of the discus of 125-3.5; the 4 x 400 relay team of Velev, Braythener Machado, John Lones, and David Lima in 3:39.2; and the 4 x 100 relay quartet of D’Angelo; Jepthe Jean, Dom Mucci, and Syblis in 47.9.

Adding three points to the Everett scoresheet for their second place efforts were: Machado in the 400 intermediate hurdles in 1:07.9; Francisco Guzman in the 100 high hurdles in 23.5; Nick Olivieri in the two mile in 13:35; Lones in the 800 in 2:22.4; Lima in the 400 in 54.2; Cody Dingman in the shot with a heave of 36-11; Mucci in the 200 in 24.4; Bailey with a discus twirl of 116-12; Mucci with a triple jump of 33-5.5; Sam Calvaire with a long jump of 16-10; and Matt Huse with a high jump of 5-2.

Third place finishers were: Dowe with a throw of 36-3 in the shotput; Velev with a long jump of 16-10; Jose Rosa Cortes in the 400 in 1:26; Bailey in the 100 dash in 12.6; Wesley Simeon with a PR of 58.5 in the 400; and Corey Kidd with a discus throw of 98-7.5.

In the meet against St. Mary’s last Wednesday, Perez was the leading light for Everett with three first place finishes in the 110 hurdles, the two mile, and the mile.

LaForest was a big point scorer with firsts in the high jump and triple jump, plus a third in the 200. Bailey was a double winner in the shot and discus. Kenney also ran a leg of the triumphant 4 x 100 relay team that included Jepthe Jean, Domenic Mucci, and Nick D’Angelo.

Velev triumphed twice, in the 800 and long jump, and added a third in the triple jump. Other first place efforts for the Tide were turned in by Lima in the 400 and Mucci in the 200. Domenic also came through with a second in the triple jump.

Second place finishers were: Guzman in the 110 hurdles; Machado in the 440 hurdles; Olivieri in the two mile; Calvaire in the long jump; Tony St. Louis in the high jump; Dingman in the shotput; and Dowe in the discus.

Third place points were added by D’Angelo in the 100 dash; Simeon in the 400; Huse in the 800 and the mile; Jean in the long jump; Dowe in the shotput; and Ryan Canillas in the javelin.

Irish and crew take on Lynn Classical today (Wednesday) with a number of boys set to compete at the State Coaches Meet Saturday in Duxbury, including Duperier and Lima in the 400; Bailey and Dowe in the discus; and Syblis in the 100.

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