The Bishop Fenwick girls track team capped a tremendous regular season by coming out on top of the girls portion of the Tri-County League championship meet held at Reggie Lewis Center yesterday. The Crusaders had 86 points to shade Arlington Catholic’s 84, while Fenwick’s boys were second with 76 1/2 points behind Cardinal Spellman.
The Crusaders relays carried the day with 44 total points. Fenwick’s girls 4x200 of Annette Ruggiero, Julie Pierce, Becky Mercuro and Nicole Lizotto won the title in 1:55, the 4x400 of Hannah Smith, Andrea Klis, Caitlin Parrott and Jackie Edgette won in 4:32 and the co-ed 4x800 of Abigail Smith, Bryan Mendez, Arianna Maida and Frank Tambini also came out on top. The boys 4x200 of Eric Razney, Charlie Maistrellis, Dan Deschenes and Nick Tambini ran 1:37.
“It was a great night, one of the best performances we’ve had at this meet in a long time,” said coach Jay Smith. “The kids were ready and they brought it tonight.”
Ruggiero won the 300 (43.35), Natalie Emerson was second in the hurdles (10.05), Klos was third in the 600 (1:51), Maggie Lepley was second in the shot (28-11) and Caroline Calveau was third in the shot and fourth in the high jump.
For the boys, Razney won the long jump (19-3) and was second in the dash and Patrick Corcoran won the shot (47-4). Andrew Carlin was fourth in the hurdles and fifth in the high jump.
St. John’s Prep ties for second: The Eagles tied for second place (87 points) with Xaverian at yesterday’s Tri-County League Championship. Leading the way for the Prep were David Roy and Evan Dombrowski who placed first and second in the shot. Roy threw a personal best 54 feet, while Dombrowski threw 53-5. Dombrowski was also named Outstanding Performer of the season in the Tri-County League.