Saturday, February 21, 2009

BHS Boys Track Finishes Fifth At Division 3 State Meet

The Boys Indoor Track team competed in the M.I.A.A. Division III State Championships last night at the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center in Roxbury.

Qualifiers for the State Championship included Shane Faria (300 meters), Deep Deb (600 meters), David Taranto (1000 meters), Anthony Salvucci and Evan Mercier (2 mile), Joe Hoffman, Adam Cavalier, Brett Gilbert and Ryan Murphy (shot put), David Farland (high jump), and the 4 x 200 meter relay team of Faria, Chris Farrell, Lyndon Matsubara, and Nick Ciardi and the 4 x 800 meter relay team of Brian Savage, Tom O'Connell, Ben Cao, and Trevor Dutton.

Earning medals for top six finishes and leading Burlington to a 5th place overall finish with 23 points were:

Ryan Murphy, 2nd place in the shot put at 49' 4"
Brett Gilbert, 3rd place in the shot put at 47' 7.5"
Shane Faria, 4th place in the 300 meters at 36.71 (in the preliminary rounds Shane once again broke his school record with a time of 36.42)
Anthony Salvucci, 4th place in the 2 mile at 10:04.26
David Taranto, 6th place in the 1000 meters at 2:39.31

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