Ipswich places second: The Tigers finished second in the state, just behind Old Rochester at the Div. 4 MSTCA Relay event. Ipswich earned 32 points, with outstanding performances from their seniors, who all earned medals. The distance medley relay team of Tina Keiran, Shey Coughlan, Natalie Soliozy and Sarah Keiran took second overall, while the shuttle hurdle team of Becca Goulet-Martel, Nora McMorrow, Hannah Steele and Katie Monahan also took second overall. The sprint medley relay team (Sarah Keiran, Devon Smith, Steele and Jill Calvani) and the 4x400 team (Smith, Coughlan, Soliozy and Calvani) both finished in third place.
The shot put team (firth place), the 4x200 team (sixth) and the 4x800 team (sixth) also had strong showings for Ipswich.
Crusaders run hard at Dartmouth: Arianna Maida took third unseeded mile with a time 5:30 for Fenwick, while senior Maggie Lepley finished 10th in the shot (27-9 1/2) and 11th in the 20lb weight throw championship (36 ft). Senior Carolyn Claveau placed 11th unseeded shot (27-9).
Generals Teams Place: Hamilton-Wenham 4x800 meter relay team of Sarah Duffy, Meghan Stone, Claire Pacione and Emily Weigand finished fourth with a time of 10:21 at the Division 4 state coaches relays at Reggie Lewis Center. The Generals also took sixth in the 4x50 yard shuttle hurdle relay (Liz Mulley, Briana Thompson, Fiona Worsfold and Lilly Shiland) and sixth in the distance medley relay (Duffy, Shiland, Pacione and Weigand) with a time of 13:16.
Masco edges Beverly in Quad Meet: The Panthers defeated Malden (41-12) and Dedham (51-30), but dropped a tight battle with Masconomet (42-41). Brian Perry (220 pounds), Tom Wilbur (160), Luke McDonald (152), and Joe Kozlowski (132) each won three matches for Beverly (10-5), while Brendan McGee (170) won two.
Danvers/no. Reading 139.7, Winthrop 129.3: The Falcons improve to 3-0 overall behind senior captain Roni Levine’s first place finish in the all-around. Levine scored a 36.0 and was first on beam (9.3), floor (9.0) and vault (9.3). Sophomore Emily McPherson finished third in the all-around and took first on bard (8.7) and second on beam (9.0).