BBA boys 4th, girls 6th at D-II states

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SOUTH BURLINGTON — Burr and Burton's Will Fox won a Division II state championship in the 300 hurdles at the states held at South Burlington High School on Saturday.

Fox finished in 43.13 seconds, about a half-second better than the rest of the field.

Fox added a runner-up finish in the high jump and helped the 4x100 relay to a third-place spot.

Will Frank was second in the discus and the shotput, while Andrew Toussaint was third in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump.

The top six finishes helped the Burr and Burton boys to a fourth-place team finish.

The BBA girls, sixth as a team, had a state championship run from the 4x100 relay, finishing in 52.25 seconds and led by Mia Grigsby, Rebecca Lelli, Olivia Brand and Jasmine Rachele.

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Grigsby was second in the 100 meters, while Lelli was runner-up in the 300 hurdles.

Brand grabbed a third-place finish in the long jump as well.

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Bellows Falls, moving up a division, swept both the boys and girls championships.


In Division I, Mount Anthony's Rebecca Crosier won the state championship in the long jump. She leapt 17 feet, 3.25 inches to take the top spot over Lia Rotti and Jen Rotti of St. Johnsbury and Hannah Neddo of Essex.

Crosier was also fifth in the 100 meters and fifth in the 200 meters.

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The 4x400 relay gained a point with a sixth place finish, with the team of Sadie Korzec, Jessica Letourneau, Ella Cichanowski and Crosier.

On the boys side, Gavin Johnson was third in the javelin, while Evan Page and Andrew Ponessi each had fourth place finishes in the 800 and the 400, respectively.

Jack Haynes was fifth in the 200, and the 4x100 relay was fifth with the team of Austin Martinka, Haynes, Johnson and Robert Cunningham.

Isaiah Brunache was sixth in the shot put and Cooper Mason was sixth in the 300 hurdles.

As a team, the boys finished eighth and the girls were ninth.     


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