Local athletes perform well at Meet of Champions
Meet of Champions at Londonderry
The boys performed well at Londonderry, as eight different individuals from the area took home top three finishes, while two relay teams also placed in the top three. Nashua North’s Zakari Jenkins took second in the 100m (11.10) and won the 200m (22.33). In the 4×100 relay, Jenkins, Walter Torres, William Goulding, and Michael Pagan won the event in a time of 42.99. Campbell’s Sean Munnelly won the 800m (1:53.76), while Ben Billing took third place in the pole vault (13-03). Alvirne Bronco Kendall Westhoff placed third in the 3200m in 9:41.04. Ben DeForest was Souhegan’s lone top three finisher, as he won the 110m hurdles in a time of 14.49, while Merrimack’s Nick Masella was first in the 300m hurdles (39.71). Alex Tamulonis won the pole vault for Milford with a vault of 14-09 and was also a member of the second place 4x400m relay team (3:32.67). Other members consisted of Jack Nichols, Jimmy Spaulding, and Jake Ricca. Connor Gosselin took second in the javelin with a throw of 164-04.
The girls also had great results at Londonderry, as five different individuals had top three finishes and one relay team also had a top three finish. Hollis Brookline’s Emma Newton was second in the 3200m run with a time of 11:03.93. In the 4x100m, Nashua North’s relay team consisting of Aryana Foreman, Nicole DeAlmeida, Adaeze Okorie, and Taylor Choate claimed third with a time of 49.82. In the high jump, South’s Elizabeth Allard was third in the pole vault with a vault of 10-09. Merrimack’s Jen Coffey was second in the shot put with a put of 35-02.50.