After winning the Suburban Division championship last weekend, the Hendricken indoor track team returned to the Providence Career & Technical Academy on Saturday and stormed to a first-place finish in the Class A championship meet. Hendricken totaled 124 points. Second-place North Kingstown scored 64.
The Hawks had 20 place-winners and were once again led by their distance corps and their throwers. On the track, Connor Doyle, Colin Tierney, Collin Manning and Greg Beaudette took the top four spots in the 3,000. Mark Vuono took second in the 1,500 and fourth in the 1,000, with Michael Potter fifth in the 1,500.
As for the throwing events, Reuben Horace won the weight throw with a toss of 70 feet, 7.5 inches. John Celona was second and Joe Vincent was third. In the shot put, Nick DeCiantis finished second and Mike Pecchia grabbed third.
The Hawks also got a first-place finish from Alex Perreault in the 300. Cam Ricci added a sixth in the 300, while Billy L’Europa took fourth in the 55-meter dash. Kyle O’Connell finished third in the hurdles, and Jordan Barboza grabbed fifth in the high jump.
Hendricken won two of three relays, as well. Perreault, L’Europa, O’Connell and Ryan Brannigan combined to win the 4x200. Perreault, O’Connell, Barboza and Brannigan won the 400.
Other top performers for the Hawks included Marcus Swift, Matt Lombardi, Tyler Perry, Chris Hook, Tyler Henseler, Alex Doherty, Adam McAteer, Ben Murphy, Dan Grasso, Power Kanga, Shawn McAssey, Michael Clapp and Matt Casbarro.
Pats take ninth
Pilgrim also competed in the Class A championship and tallied 17 points en route to a ninth-place finish. Three Patriots earned top-six finishes: Dylan Gardner finished third in the weight throw, Peter Golish took sixth in the weight throw and Mike Mallozzi grabbed sixth in the long jump. Mallozzi also finished seventh in the high jump.
Also for the Pats, Carl Sjogren took seventh in the 55-meter dash; Kyle Silva finished ninth in the 3,000; Matthew Enos and Christian White finished 12th and 13th in the 300; Golish and Alex Malm went 13th and 15th in the shot put; Anthony Souza finished 15th in the long jump and Sam Eleuterio and Brian Masse finished 19th and 21st in the 1,500.
Titans, ’Canes compete in Class B
The Toll Gate and Vets boys both completed in the Class B championship on Saturday. Toll Gate compiled 13 points to finish ninth, while Vets had some solid performance but did not score.
The Titans were led by four place-winners. Joe Frost finished fourth in the 1,000, Henry Smithers placed fourth in the 1,500, Tom Martella took fourth in the hurdles and Evan Carley finished sixth in the 600. Also on the track, Brock Massa took eighth in the 1,500 and 15th in the 1,000; Ben Dinobile and Joshua Frank took 10th and 16th in the 1,500; Alex Pires finished ninth in the 3,000; Javier Restrepo grabbed 11th in the 600; and Martella finished 13th in the 300. The Titans also took eighth in a pair of relays.
In the throws, James Norman took 16th in the shot put, with Matt Rocheleau 18th and William Downie 21st. Rocheleau added an 18th in the weight throw, Daniel Josephson finished 29th and Norman finished 34th.
Vets was led by Joe Spaziano, who took 10th in the both the shot put and the weight throw. Evan Anderson added an eighth in the 3,000; Jonathan Nordin took 10th in the 300, with Jeremy Morrissette finishing 21st; Kyle Morrissette finished 15th in the 600; Nathan Brotman took 17th in the weight throw and Ian Anderson grabbed 20th in the 1,500.