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Track Team Races to State Tourament

More than 20 percent of this year's high school track team has qualified for the state divisional tournament, which begins today.

More than 20 percent of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School track team qualified for the state divisional track meet, which begins today at 2:30 p.m. at North Reading High School and continues on Saturday.

Qualifiers will advance to the state championship on June 4 at Bridgewater State University. The New England championships will be held June 11 at Burlington High School, in Vermont.

Led by burner Randall Jette, who won the Eastern Athletic Conference 100-meter championship, and Maggie Riseborough, undefeated shot-putter in the EAC regular season, 16 members of the team will compete this weekend for the opportunity to advance. MVRHS competitors, events and qualifying times are as follows. 

BOYS 100 meters  Randall Jette (10.9 secs.) 200 meters  Anthony Piland (23.6), Jacob Lawrence (24.0) 400 hurdles  Rafael Maciel (59.3) 800 hurdles Jeremy Alley-Tarter (2:01.6 mins), Michael Osborne (2:05.2) 1 mile Michael Schroeder (4:46.8), Kyle Joba-Woodruff (4:53.1) 3200 relay

Michael Schroeder, Kyle Joba-Woodruff, Michael Osborne, Jeremy Alley-Tarter (8:42)

400 relay 

Brian Montambault, Jacob Lawrence, Anthony Piland, Randall Jette (45.2) 

Shot put Brian Montambault (41' 10.25”), Tyler Araujo (41' 4.5") Javelin Anthony Piland (142' 6"), Joseph Turney (145' 8")  Long jump  Randall Jette (20' 11.5"), Jacob Lawrence (19' 8.5")  Triple jump  Rafael Maciel (40' 3")  GIRLS 200 meters  Madeleine Penicaud (28.2 secs.) 2 mile Shivonne Schoefield (12:45 mins.)  Shot put Maggie Riseborough (37'1") Long jump  Madeleine Penicaud (15' 8.5")  Triple jump

Madeleine Penicaud (32'), Maggie Lindland (32')

Jason Peringer May 27, 2011 at 06:29 PM
Randall Jette runs the 100 meter, not 1000 meter... he fast, but not for THAT long! :-) See body of text and compare w/ events. ( I coach MVRHS Track)
Vanessa Czarnecki May 27, 2011 at 06:39 PM
Aw, shucks. Can't we give him credit for setting world records?
Jason Peringer May 28, 2011 at 11:51 AM
Update: The 4x100 team made All-State, along with individual performances by Maggie Riseborough, Rafael Maciel, Randall Jette. Results: http://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/Division/Top.aspx?DivID=31521

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