, Salem, MA


July 2, 2013

Salem News 2013 Boys Spring Track All-Stars



St. John’s Prep Senior

Shot Put/Discus

Eagles’ captain was Catholic Conference all-star … Personal best shot put was 51-7 ... Top throw in the discus went 150-2 … Finished 2nd at Division 1 in discus with a personal best toss … Was 6th at All-State (148-6) … Has 3.5 GPA and will compete at Sacred Heart University … Says his coaches at St. John’s have always been there when he struggled to lift his spirits and taught him how to act both in the sport and outside it.


Salem Senior

High Jump

Undefeated in conference meets in the high jump during both the indoor and outdoor seasons this past school year ... Best jumps came in big meets at end of season … Took 2nd at State Coaches Invitational … Was the NEC champ in the event with jump of 6-4 … Won Division 2 with 6-2 jump … Finished 4th at All-State with another 6-4 jump … Placed 15th at New Englands … Also played football for the Witches and will continue his career on gridiron at Dean College.


Swampscott Senior

Shot Put/Discus

Captain had best shot put throw for Big Blue in 15 years (53 feet 9 inches) … NEC champion … Was 2nd at Division 3 states behind Manson (51-3) … Finished 12th at All-State … Member of Division 2 state winning shot put relay team … Named team’s MVP for both winter and spring track … Was 18th in Emerging Elite at New Balance Outdoor Nationals … Had 3.5 GPA and was ranked 75th in class … Credits coach Peter Bush for getting him involved in the shot put.


BEVERLY: Michael Black, Sr., Middle Distance; Dylan Perry, Sr., Distance; Aaron Salmela, Sr., Throws.

BISHOP FENWICK: Patrick Corcoran, Sr., Throws; Charlie Maistrellis, Jr., Sprints/Horizontal Jumps; Nick Tambini, Jr., Hurdles; Matt O’Brien, Sr., Pole Vault; Bryan Mendes, Sr., Distance; Dan Deschenes, Sr., Long Sprints/Middle Distance.

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