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Boys track All-Scholastics

April 8, 2017

THE HERALD TEAM

Theo Burba So. Newton North 600

Jack Carleo Sr. Newburyport Mile

Andrew Chabon Sr. Brookline 55 hurdles

Smith Charles So. Milton 55/Long Jump

Ricky Francois Sr. Brighton 300

Fernando Lamin Sr. Burlington Pentathlon

Thomas Lingard Jr. Lexington 1,000

Benjamin Matejka Sr. Wellesley 2-mile

Colin McCabe Sr. Dartmouth Shot Put

Daniel Renwick Sr. Old Rochester High Jump

Tristan Shelgren Jr. St. John’s Prep Mile

4x200 relay: Brighton J’Saun Bastien, Sr.; Kierston Griffiths, Sr.; Ricky Francois, Sr.; Jose Pinero, Jr.

4x400 relay: Lexington Thomas Lingard, Jr.; Lucas Honohan, Jr.; Jonathan Mason, So.; Noah Shute, Sr.

4x800 relay: Marshfield James Condon, Jr.; Joey Donovan, Sr.; Derek Holmes, Sr.; Mike Maglio, Jr.

THEO BURBA

NEWTON NORTH

The sophomore placed second at All-States in the 600 with a blazing 1:18.87 that broke the old meet record. He set a meet record in winning the Division 1 state race in 1:19.62. Burba also set a new mark in winning the Auerbach Freshman-Sophomore race. The Bay State Conference champion, All-Star and honor student helped lead Newton North to the league, Div. 1 state and All-State titles.

JACK CARLEO

NEWBURYPORT

Carleo took second place in the mile at the All-State meet with a time of 4:16.24. The senior was an easy winner in the mile at the Division 5 championships with a time of 4:22.37. Carleo finished fifth against a tough field at the New Balance Grand Prix meet in 4:20.68. The Div. 2 All-State cross-country champ will compete for Providence College in the fall.

ANDREW CHABON

BROOKLINE

The senior set a personal best in winning the 55 hurdles at All-States with a time of 7.64. He also won the race at the Bay State Conference championship, where he placed second in the long jump. Chabon finished fourth in the 55 hurdles at the Division 1 meet. A member of Student Government, Chabon will attend Marquette University and major in Biomedical Engineering.

SMITH CHARLES

MILTON

Charles doubled up on gold at the All-State meet. The sophomore won the long jump in 22-10 and captured the 55 dash in 6.44. He won both events at the Division 4 state meet and scored a triple victory at the Coaches Invitational, adding the high jump to the mix. The Bay State Conference MVP, Charles was the New England champion in the long jump and took third in the 55.

RICKY FRANCOIS

BRIGHTON

The top sprinter in the Boston City League, the senior was second in the 300 at the All-State meet in 35.13 and ran a personal best of 34.72 to break the meet record and capture the Division 2 title. Francois was a key member of Brighton’s 4x200 All-State championship squad. He was a BCL All-Star and was victorious at the Coaches Speed Classic and Coaches Large School Invitational.

FERNANDO LAMIN

BURLINGTON

The state pentathlon champion with 3,566 points, this senior set personal bests of 6-8 in the high jump and 7.79 in the 55 hurdles, which he won at the Division 4 state meet. Lamin is a three-time Middlesex League All-Star and the defending champion in the outdoor triple jump. He was a league All-Star in football and basketball and will attend UMass-Lowell.

THOMAS LINGARD

LEXINGTON

Lingard pulled off the triple in the 1,000, winning the Middlesex League meet, Division 1 state title (personal best 2:29.61), and the All-State championship. The junior also anchored the 4x400 relay team that took home gold at All-States. A Herald All-Scholastic cross-country runner and honor student, Lingard clocked a 4:19 mile outdoors last year and will run track this spring.

BENJAMIN MATEJKA

WELLESLEY

The senior captured the All-State title in the 2-mile with a come-from-behind win in 9:20.83. The two-time Bay State Conference champ in the mile, Matejka was named his team’s MVP. Matejka is a member of the National Honor Society and will compete for Dartmouth College in cross country and track.

COLIN McCABE

DARTMOUTH

The Division 3 shot put state champion, McCabe went on to win the All-State title with a throw of 57-71/4 effort and finished third in the New England championships. He broke a 52-year-old school record with a personal-best throw of 57-10. McCabe served as captain of the track, football and baseball teams and will play football and throw the shot at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

DANIEL RENWICK

OLD ROCHESTER

The All-State champion in the high jump, Renwick soared over 6-10 to claim the gold medal against a deep field. At the Division 5 state meet, the senior captured the high jump, 55 hurdles and was part of Old Rochester’s winning 4x400 relay squad. A South Coast Conference All-Star and recipient of the Superintendent’s Award, Renwick will continue his track & field career at Williams College.

TRISTAN SHELGREN

ST. JOHN’S PREP

The junior waged a fierce final straightaway battle with Newburyport’s Jack Carleo to take the All-State title in the mile in 4:15.93. Shelgren also won the event at the Division 1 state meet and at the New England championships. An honor roll student, he runs spring track and was the Div. 1 All-State runner-up in cross country.

4X200 RELAY: BRIGHTON

J’Saun Bastien, Sr.; Kierston Griffiths, Sr.; Ricky Francois, Sr.; Jose Pinero, Jr.

Brighton’s 4x200 relay was truly impressive in the postseason. The Bengals foursome took first place at the Boston City League championships before following up by winning the Division 2 state meet in a time of 1:31.68. They bettered that time in the All-State race, taking gold in 1:31.61 before finishing second at New Englands.

4X400 RELAY: LEXINGTON

Thomas Lingard, Jr.; Lucas Honohan, Jr.; Jonathan Mason, So.; Noah Shute, Sr.

The foursome took it to the wire to beat Newton North by 0.04 seconds and win the 4x400 relay at All-States in 3:25.75, avenging a tight loss at the Division 1 state meet. The group went on to place 23rd at Nationals. Honohan was a Middlesex League All-Star who also plays football. Mason was an All-Scholastic last year in the 4x800 and also plays soccer. Shute was a team captain and finished third in the 300 at the Div. 1 state meet. He will run track at Wake Forest University in the fall.

4X800 RELAY: MARSHFIELD

James Condon, Jr.; Joey Donovan, Sr.; Derek Holmes, Sr.; Mike Maglio, Jr.

The Rams lineup clocked an All-State record of 7:54.83 and went on to take sixth at Nationals. Holmes, a National Honor Society member, has a personal best of 4:19 in the mile and finished second at the Division 2 state meet. Donovan, a National Honor Society member, has clocked a 2:37 for the 1,000 and took fourth at the Div. 2 state meet in the event. Condon, an honor student, won the 600 at the Div. 2 state meet. Maglio, a National Honor Society student, has dipped under two minutes in the 800 with a 1:59.45.