“It was a really great experience for Matt. He showed poise and patience,” Swampscott coach Jeff Bartlett said. “It was a little jumbled off the line and he held his ground. He was patient and moved up through the field throughout the race.”
Marblehead’s Ernst shines at Nationals: Sophomore Andrew Ernst took third in the Emerging Elite 1-mile race at the New Balance Indoor Nationals over the weekend. Ernst ran 4:15.6, just a second behind the winner, William Mulloy of Louisville, Kentucky.