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March 28, 2013

2013 Salem News Boys Indoor Track All-Stars

SALEM NEWS BOYS INDOOR TRACK RUNNER OF THE YEAR

PETER HALE

SWAMPSCOTT SENIOR

MILE/TWO MILE


Hale capped off an incredible season by winning the New Balance National Emerging Elite two mile race in a personal best 9:18.42. He beat his time at last spring's Outdoor Nationals by almost 18 seconds and set a new school record. The three season track star has been consistently outstanding, rising to the challenge of big meets. He won the D-3 states in 9:34 and was third at All-States in 9:26.

The Big Blue captain went on to place third at New England’s. He was chosen NEC Runner of the Year and will continue his career at Williams College.

“Peter has really come along this year in the way he carries himself,” said Big Blue coach Joe Tenney. “He is a leader by example and goes out of his way to help the younger kids on the team. Peter is very polite to everyone and talks to all of his opponents. I have watched him really mature both as a runner and an individual.”

Hale says the biggest influence on his career the past two years have been his coaches, especially Jeff Bartlett (cross country coach).

“Coach Bartlett is just as crazy about distance running as I am, and he has pushed me every step of my high school career,” said Hale. 

THE ALL-STARS

JOSHUA BELOFF

Marblehead Senior

300/Long Jump/High Jump/Relay


Magicians MVP … Captain in soccer, winter, and spring track … Personal best 300 was 36.56 at All-States … Unbeaten in NEC and won League Small championship … 3rd at D-3 states in 36.67 and 3rd in long jump (21-1) … Anchored winning D-3 state 4x200 relay team, (1:35.45) that was 29th at New Balance Nationals (1:34.35) … 3.3 GPA … Undecided about college but accepted to St. John’s, Sacred Heart, Roger Williams, LaSalle … Wants to see younger brother have great athletic career, making Beloff name popular in Magician sports.

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