BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity track teams had a strong meet last week at Cambridge-South Dorchester with top finishes in practically every event.
On the girls’ side, in the 100 meter hurdles, Emily Cook finished first, Adrianna Serpe finished second and Kate Carpenter finished fourth. In the 100, Madison Jones finished second, Lindsay Jones was second and Montajha Bowen was eighth.
In the 1,600, Alison Alvarado finished third, Peyton Dunham was fourth, Maya Knepp was 10th and Delaney Sites was 11th. Madison Jones finished first in the 200, while Malea Saunders was fourth and Bethany Williams was seventh. In the 300 hurdles, Emily Cook finished first, Kate Carpenter was second and Nellie Dehart was seventh. Alvarado finished fifth in the 3,200 and Dunham was sixth.
In the 400, Rachel Savage was third and Katie Hofman was sixth. Savage also finished eighth in the 800. The Decatur girls were strong in the relays, finishing first in the 4×100, first in the 4×200, second in the 4×400 and third in the 4×800.
The Decatur girls were also strong in the field events. For example, in the discus, Takira Green was fifth, Dayona Godwin was seventh, Janiah Johnson was eighth and Savannah Schultz was ninth. Saunders finished second in the high jump, while Ivy Stearn was third.
It was a clean sweep for Decatur in the long jump with Williams finishing first, Khalin Wise finished second and Claire Billings finished third. Maury Izzet was 10th. In the shot put, Godwin was first, while Green finished seventh and Johnson finished eighth. Williams was first in the triple jump, while Wise was sixth, Serpe was seventh and Emma Hancock was ninth.
The Decatur boys also had a great meet at Cambridge last week. In the 100, Avonte Purnell was second, Montrel Moore was third and Eddie Zonnak was fourth. In the 110 hurdles, Wayne Morse was second, Alec Beckelman was third and John Curtis was sixth.
Cameron James finished fourth in the 1,600, while Matt Alvarado was ninth, Javier Hernandez was 10th and Jack Reimer was 11th. Kevon Voyles finished second in the 200, while Chad Fischer was ninth. In the 300 hurdles, Beckelman finished first, Curtis finished second and Jacob Forrester finished fourth.
Hernandez finished fifth in the 3,200, while James was seventh, Reimer was eighth and Cade Solito was 10th. Tyrese Milbourne won the 400, while William Thompson was fifth. Hernandez was ninth in the 800, while Alvarado was 10th. In the relays, the Decatur boys finished first in the 4×100 and fourth in the 4×800.
The Decatur boys also performed well in the field events. Steven Kaminski was fourth in the discus, while Gavin Payne was fifth, Ernest Shockley was sixth and Patrick Miller was eighth. In the high jump, Ryan Beach was first, Keyon Eley was second, Voyles was fourth and Spencer Carbaugh was sixth.
In the long jump, Voyles was second, Milbourne was third, Gabe Bradley was seventh and Beach was ninth. Decatur took the top two spots in the pole vault with Evan Haas in first and Hyunsoo Chun in second. Shockley won the shot put event, while Payne was fifth, Kaminski was ninth, James Truitt was 10th and Miller was 11th. In the triple jump, Eley was fifth, Beach was seventh and Carbaugh was eighth.