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MANCHESTER — Burr and Burton hosted its first track meet at Manchester Rec Park on Saturday with Mount Anthony, Arlington and West Rutland all kicking off the spring season.

BBA’s Piper Russell took home first place with a time of 13.6 seconds in the 100 meter girls sprint, while West Rutland’s Macalyster Perry (12.0) placed first in the boys 100m race. Perry also claimed victory in the 300m hurdles (45.5).

MAU’s Ella Cichanowski (30.0) won the 200m on the girls side, with Henry Putney (25.7) placing first for the boys.

Andrew Ponessi’s (55.8) 400m finish was good for first place, with Charlotte Connolly’s (1:11.0) being the fastest in the girls 400m race. Connolly also won the 3000m event with a time of 12:09.

MAU swept the 800m race, as Brady Beaudoin (2:33) and Maggie Payne (2:36) claimed victory.

Arlington’s Dominic Whalen (5:12) placed first in the boys 1500m event, and Liara Foley (5:55) of BBA placed first in the girls 1500m.

BBA’s Isaac Vernon (12:08) placed first in the boys 3000m.

In the 110m hurdles, MAU’s Josiah Durfee (17.6) and BBA’s Toni Levitas (19.0) won for the boys and girls, respectively.

Bulldog Merritt Perkins finished first in the girls 300m hurdles with a time of 1:02.0.

Arlington boys won the 4x400m relay, while the BBA boys placed first in the 4x800m.

BBA girls placed first in the 4x100 and 4x800 relays, while MAU won the 4x400 relay.

The MAU boys fared well in the field events, with Isaiah Brunache winning both the shot put (47 feet, 7.5 inches) and discus (110’ 4.25) competitions. Fellow Patriot Kaiden Simpson took home the victory in the javelin 114’ 6 and high jump 5’ 2.

West Rutland’s Tyler Serrani (18’ 4”) won the long jump, and BBA’s Carson Gordon (30’ 9.75”) placed first in the triple jump.

On the girls side, West Rutland’s Isabell Lanfear (26’ 1.75”) was victorious in the shot put. MAU’s Morgan Washburn (76’ 7”) placed first in discus, BBA’s Tobianna Aldrich (71’ 3”) won the javelin competition and MAU’s River Scoggins (4’ 1”) took home the victory in the high jump event.

BBA’s Lily Cole (13’ 5”) long jump was enough for first place in that event. Rowan Russell placed first in the triple jump (29’ 1.25”).

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On Tuesday, BBA hosted Mill River, and came up with wins in nearly every event.

Carson Gordon was a double winner for the Bulldog boys in the long jump and high jump. Other winners were Mason Cox in the 100 meters, Henry Putney in the 200, Andrew Claire in the 400, Alex Wasyilko in the 800, Michael Hornby in the 1500 and Isaac Vernon in the 3000.

Carter Jasinski was first in shotput, Carson Cutler was first in discus, Griff MacFayden was first in javelin, while Noam Canter and James Tudor tied for first in the high jump.

For the girls, Mia Grigsby qualified for states after wins in the 100 and 200 meters. Toni Levitas was a double winner in the 100 and 300 hurdles and Charlotte Connolly earned two wins in the 400 and 3000, respectively.

Tobianna Aldrich won the javelin and Siobhan O’Keefe won the high jump. Piper Russell won the long jump, while Rowan Russell took the title in the triple jump.

Adam Samrov can be reached at asamrov@benningtonbanner.com or on Twitter @banner_sports


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