Lowell Claims Division 1 East Title
NORWELL — The Lowell High boys track team captured the Division 1 East championship Saturday.
The Red Raiders earned 79 points to edge Acton-Boxboro, which finished with 72.
Rounding out the top 10 were Newton North (60), Brockton (53), Lawrence (39), Wellesley (37), Brookline (37), Natick (29), Franklin (25) and St. John’s Prep (25).
Meanwhile, Westford Academy was 12th with 23 points. Chelmsford earned 28th place with six points.
On the girls side, Natick earned 109 points to capture the championship. Natick was followed by Wellesley (69), Brookline (54), Newton North (43), Andover (39) and Brockton (37).
Lowell finished seventh with 35 points. Westford Academy earned 18th with 19.5 points. Acton-Boxboro took 20th with 15.5 points.
David Ajama captured the high jump by soaring 6 feet, 10 inches and he was also a double winner by taking the triple jump (45-9.75).
Andrews Bonsu ran to victory in the 200 in 21.67 seconds and placed second in the 100 in 10.69.
Luis Cadime was second in the discus with an effort of 142-10.
In the 4x100 relay, Lowell placed second in 43.14 behind Samuel Mutiso, Richmond Kwaateng, Darin Div and Bonsu.
The 4x800 relay team of Juran Giron, Joeben Jacobs, Jadiel Pinales and David Vandi was fifth in 8:05.75. Ethan Hoey was eighth in the javelin (147-7).
In the 110 hurdles, Mutiso earned eighth in a clocking of 16.66. Chigozie Adigwe was eighth in the 400 hurdles in 57.78.
The 4x800 relay team of Connor Fitzgerald, Tom Germann, Matt Cappucci and Joshua Kersley was sixth in 8:09.08.
Phillip Holmes claimed sixth in the 110 hurdles in 15.06 and Drew Pian was sixth in the javelin with an effort of 151-8.
In the 400, Joshua Kersley was eighth in 50.41.
In an earlier competition, Wesley Chung won the pole vault (12-0), while Victor Zhao was sixth (10-6).
In the triple jump, Steven Imperillo was sixth (43-0.25). Evan Platteel captured eighth in the high jump by soaring 6-0.
Noah Sweeney sprinted to the 100 dash victory in 10.62 and placed second in the 200 in 21.85, while Jacob Kao earned fifth in the 200 in 22.37.
A-B captured the 4x100 relay thanks to Sweeney, Kao, Ryan Casebolt and Adam Yang. They won in 42.83. The 4x800 relay team of Gabriel Lundy, Kao, Owen Driscoll and Casebolt was second in 3:21.52.
Christopher Robinson was fifth in the pole vault (10-6). Adam Yang was fourth in the long jump (22-0.25).
In the shot put, Andrew Fleming was fourth (47-6.5) and he was also first in the discus (145-5).
In the 400 hurdles, Lundy was fifth in 56.15
Led by three school-record performances, the Red Raiders finished seventh with 35 points.
The 4x100 relay team of Rebecca Cady, Kimesha Lewis, Jordan Lammare and Celeste Mensah set a record in a clocking of 48.87.
Lamarre set an individual school record of 24.94 in the 200 meters to finish second. Deborah Ofodile ran 15.18 to set a school mark in the 100 high hurdles. She finished fourth.
Lewis ran to fourth in the 100 in 12.41. Athena Mowatt claimed sixth in the shot put with a toss of 34-4.5.
Taking seventh in the shot put (33-9.25) was Debbie Zahui Gboignon. Finishing in eighth were Lammare in the 100 (13.14) and Ann Nkole in the shot put (33-8.5).
In the 100, Meline Almasian and Jacki Harding were sixth and seventh, respectively, in 12.73 and 12.82. Placing well in the pole vault were Angelina St. Paul (sixth, 8-6) and Rachel Porter (sixth, 8-6).
Maia Wahlquist was sixth in the long jump with an effort of 17-0.5.
In an earlier competition, Megan Frazee finished second in the pentathlon with 2,695 points.
In the pole vault, Elizabeth Driscoll was third (9-0), while Taylor McGinty tied for sixth (8-6).
In an earlier competition, Stella McDermott was fifth in the pentathalon with 2,386 points.
Amanda Sulivan took sixth in the 100 hurdles in 15.46.
In the high jump, Jasmine Adams placed ninth with an effort of 5-0. Emma Keohane was 10th (5-0).