Herald All-Scholastics: Girls track


The honors were endless for Anderson in 2019. She was the Merrimack Valley Conference champion in the 400-meter dash, finishing with a time of 58.2 seconds. The junior also was the 800-meter champion in the Division 2 competition (2:14), and in the same event at New Englands, placing first at 2:12.8. At nationals, she placed fourth in a loaded field with a time of 2:07.1. Anderson is a member of the National Honor Society, and a SUMMA award recipient.

Bazie set school records in the shot put (41-9 ¾) and discus (135-5) and won the Atlantic Coast League meet in the same two events. In the Division 3 East meet, Bazie placed first in the discus and second in the shot put. She capped her high school career in similar fashion at All-States by winning the discus (130-4) and placing second in the shot put event again. Bazie will compete in track at Louisville and plans to study exercise science.

The senior showed her versatility by winning the All-State pentathlon title with a score of 3,201. She also took a second in the 400-meter high hurdles, finishing in a time of 1:02.57. Condon also won the Division 4 state title in the pentathlon (3,095). The student body president, Condon has committed to Harvard in the fall.

By this point, most of New England, if not the nation, knows about Connolly’s ability on the track, and 2019 was yet another outstanding year for the Natick senior. She finished as the champion in the 2-mile at both the Division 1 East meet as well as All-States. A three-time Gatorade Runner of the Year, and a two-time cross country All-American at FootLocker Nationals, Connolly shattered Shalane Flanagan’s record in the 2-mile at the Coaches Invitational. A four-time Bay State Conference MVP and National Honor Society member, Connolly will run track at Stanford.

The sophomore was champion in the 100-meter hurdles at the Merrimack Valley Conference championship and also at the Division 2 East championships. She became the first female athlete from Central Catholic to finish as a champion in the same event at All-States and New Englands. In her spare time, Duren runs for the Haverhill Elite Track Club and hopes to eventually race at the collegiate level.

As a sophomore, Firth finished as an All-State champion in the pole vault (11-6), and followed that up by emerging as a champion at the New Englands (11-9) to finish as the top-ranked performer in Massachusetts for that event. She also showed great ability in the 100-meter hurdles, being named a Middlesex League All-Star after starring in that competition throughout the season.

The senior standout finished as a champion at New Englands, as well as the All-State and Division 4 East meets in both the shot put and discus events. Ranked eighth nationally for the shot put, she set a personal high and school record with a distance of 47-0. Garabian also set …read more

Source:: Boston Herald


(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *