SHOUT-OUTS! Replay! Final Tune-ups!

In the spirit of state meet week, we have organized shout outs this weekend by division! D2 is slated to go off first!

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Division 2

At the UNH AM session, Oyster River’s Erin Carty won the High Hurdles in 8.80 which is slots her as #2 in D2. Kennett’s Aida Wheat won in her season best and tops in D2 – 7.35. Milford’s Keely Giordano nabbed the #2 time in D2 crossing in 7.50. PCA’s Tim Kelm won a preview of sorts of D2 sprinters breaking the tape in 6.57 to Joshua Gentchos‘s 6.59, HB’s Samuel Bruneau’s 6.60, and Trinity’s Nehemiah Oyaronbi’s 6.65. Nice dress rehearsal for next weekend!

The top 4 times in the 1k were posted on Saturday beginning with Milford’s Daniel Sixon and John Stark’s Eli Lemire, who ran 2:38.54 and 2:39.36 respectively in the morning at UNH. The other 2 times came at PEA where Jamie Lano won going away in a 2:29.72 solo effort. His teammate Sanjith Nomula crossed in 2:37.72 to take the #2 time in D2. Bow’s Hannah Pawlowski launched herself into the conversation in the 600 winning the AM session at UNH in 1:44.17.

In the 300, Gilford’s fab freshman Macy Sawyer posted the fastest time once again during the AM session at UNH with a 42.77 win. Newport’s Maddox Lovely posted the 3rd fastest time with a 43.97. On the boy’s side, while D2 #1, Hanover’s Aidan Bradley won the race at the UNH morning session, Sanborn’s Shane McKeen posted the 3rd best time in D2 crossing in 37.65.

In the 1500 at UNH’s AM session, the top 2 nabbed the 3rd and 4th best times in D2 as Kearsarge’s Molly Ellison and Oyster River’s Haley Bezanson crossed in 5:07 and change while PCA’s Jonas Teeter posted the top 1500 meter time winning the morning session in 4:12.77.

In field events, Trinity’s Anthony DiGiantommaso won the UNH AM session with a 20’5.5″ Long Jump good for #3 in D2. His teammate Rere Edokpolo joined him in the top 5 of D2 with a 20’2.25″ leap. Newport’s Kyle Ashley won the shot put with a toss of 45’6.75″ which slots him as #3 in D2. Also in the morning sessioon at UNH, Gilford’s Anny Kenyon had the 3rd best toss in d2 with a 31’2.75″. Kearsarge’s Maelle Jacques won the high jump clearing 5’1″ which is now tops in D2.

Division 1

Nashua North’s Jhanelle Thomas ran the 2nd fastest time in the state with an 8.45. She also won the 300 at PEA with a 42.20. This time vaults her to #2 in D1. Also in that 300, Portsmouth’s Lily Jenkins rolled to a 42.62 good for 4th in D1.

Thinking of who had themselves a day, look no further than Pinkerton’s Matthew Morrison, who continued his breakout season by winning the Hurdles (7.75 tops in D1), the Dash (6.54 – T-2nd in D1), and the 300 meters (36.21 – 3rd in D1). Shout-out to his teammate, Travis Cavallo who placed second in 6.58 outleaning one of the best in the state, Keene’s Chris Stevens in the process. Yes, Cavallo is only a freshman! Not to be outdone, the girls side of the D1 dash is extremely tight as the top 7 times in D1 were dropped on Saturday. South’s Nyah Musa won the UNH Afternoon session with a state leading time of 7.25 while Merrimack’s Alexis Best won at PEA in 7.27. Not too far behind these two will be Portsmouth’s Mariam Nada with her 7.31 at PEA and Central’s Harriett Barber with her 7.32 at UNH. The D1 Championship Dashes are going to be incredible!

Winnacunnet’s Ryan Zumbach placed 4th in the 1k at PEA with a D1 number 2 time of 2:38.41 right in front of Exeter’s Gavin Malark who now has the #3 time with a 2:40.04. The highlight of the 600 had to be Bedford’s Mikita Barry doing when she does, dropping times! She rolled to a Division 1 number 1 of 1:38.86. Exeter’s Clara Knab had a good one too with a1:42.56 at PEA ranking her 3rd in D1. Talk about dropping the hammer, Bedford’s Jacob Redman also did that as he rolled to a D1 top time of 1:22.81 at UNH.

In the 1500, Pinkerton teammates Finn Christensen-Kraft and Jason Rzasa set the top times in D1 with a 4:11.41 and 4:13.20 respectively at PEA. On the girls side, Exeter’s Eli Cross unleashed a blistering kick to win in 4:55.41, tops in D1.

In the High Jump, Winnacunnet’s Oliver Duffy cleared a D1 leading 6’4.25″ at PEA. At UNH, BG’s Divine Uzuyem cleared 6’0″ to put him in the conversation as a contender. Duffy also won the long jump soaring to a 22’1″ mark and a new D1#1. Memorial’s Chase Burris won at UNH with a D1 #2 of 21’0.75″ jump. Meanwhile, Concord’s Ella Goulas cleared 5’5″! Wow! Londonderry’s Eres DeLorey soared over 5’2″ to place her in contention for D1s while Pinkerton freshman Taylor Nastasi cleared 5’0″.

Bedford’s Anika Scott also keeps improving as she reestablished the top D1 mark in the Long Jump with a leap of 18’7.25″ at UNH, while Best also improved with a 17’4.25″ jump good for #2 in D1. Portsmouth’s Nada established the 3rd best in D1 with a 16’10.25″ mark. Lastly the Girls’ D1 Shot Put has a new top mark with Bedford’s Maggie Fox’s toss of 34’10.25″. South’s Nora Gautieri reestablished the D1 #2 with a toss of 33’4.75″.

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